Warp drive was a technology that allowed space travel at fasterthanlight speeds. Urban dictionary and our advertising partners set cookies on your computer to improve our site and the advertisements you see. Informal an extremely rapid speed or state of activity. Warp speed tracks the life of marley sandelski 7th grader, star trek geek, and the target of the most vicious bullies at rancho rosetta middle school. Although no ones come up with a starship that would travel at warp speed, no ones disproved the possibility of such a feat. Lisa yee born august 27, 1959 is a chinese american writer and the author of millicent min, girl genius 2003, stanford wong flunks bigtime 2005 and so totally emily ebers 2007. The new star trek movieopens this week, so its a good time to ponder the science of space exploration. Lisas informative and entertaining presentations cover the amazing, strange and sometimes. Scifi films often suggest hyperspace would look like this, with stars becoming long streaks of. This diary of a wimpy trekkie takes on bullies as only lisa yee can.
Organize, streamline, standardize and convert your existing and legacy codebases. Warp speed would seem to be a slam dunk for me as a personal favorite. But when he inadvertently draws the attention of digger ronster, the biggest. Wells the time machine to star trek to joss whedons firefly series has touched on the possibilities of time travel, teleportation and, of course, warp speed.
Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading warp speed. Yee admirably keeps the topic of bullying a realistically complicated one. My book is basically about this guy i think they call him warp speed and he is invisible no, body can see him accept the people in this av club, but the only other people that can find him are a butch of. My book is called warp speed i think it is a very good bock lisa yee wrote the book i think she or he did a great job of writing the bock.
Lisa yees debut novel, millicent min, girl genius, won the prestigious sid fleischman humor award. Lisa yees novels include millicent min, girl genius. Warp speed is about a star trek geek who gets beat up everyday at school. But the enterprise is able to make it to the klingon home world, qonos, a few weeks. In episode 5 of season 1, jordi makes a comment which can be used to determine not only the maximum speed of the enterprise but how fast a warp is. Conversion of velocity to warp factor is done by successive approximation to some arbitrary number of iterations and accuracy. Lisa yee s novels include millicent min, girl genius. The school that gave you millicent min, stanford wong, and emily ebers, now presents marley sandelski, a selfdescribed star trek geek and unpopular middle school.
I was inspired to write the book when a boy stood up at a school assembly and said, i need to know what happened to marley. Contrary to popular belief, warp travel is a real thing. Marley considers himself a nobody at his middle school to everyone but his fellow av club members and the bullies who love to pick on him and his friends. The premise of warpspeed is to rid the current scenario of enemy fighters. Explaining the seemingly wonky science behind the starship enterprise. Star trek warp drive physics and future space travel oped. Author lisa yee takes readers back to rancho rosetta middle school in her new release warp speed. Warp speed is another charming book about adolescent life at rancho rosetta middle school from awardwinning author lisa yee. Speaking of menus, greg pincus and i celebrated his debut novel with a custommade donut from donut. Find out more about how the service works by clicking the button and reading below. The warp drive, a popular aspect of nearly every piece of sicfi media, allows for one in a spacecraft to travel at near or over the speed of light, and it may be coming to a space station near you. A 4th book is warp speed and its about marley sandelski, a star trek geek from stanfords novel.
He even speaks klingon when tonguetied around new classmate emily ebers so totally emily ebers, 2007, etc. As far as science fiction goes, star trek is well regarded by its fans for sticking to relatively plausible physics. For example, what would be better for fasterthanlight. Lisa yee stopped by the abrams booth at book expo and got a picture of peepy with darth paper have you checked out her new book warp speed. Scenarios make use of quadrants in which the player flies sector by sector or uses fasterthanlight travel to warp from sector to sector. The three books are a part of a trilogy, summarizing the three preteens experiences in rancho rosetta in the summer. Most space flight consists of navigating asteroid fields, although some sectors contain mines that must be destroyed.
Free shipping get free shipping free 58 day shipping within the u. I recently discovered that star trek the next generation is on netflix, of course that means watching the whole series from the begining. Like the earlier books, this one truly stands alone, but reading them all and finding the many connections is too good a treat to pass up. And finally, i loved this comment i got regarding warp speed. Right clicking with this item will save your coordinates on the page.
Created for students at the end of their first year in band, you wont believ. Lets do all the things that babies in the pictures are doing yawn, peek, etc. Is warp speed just a wacky science fiction device, or is it theoretically possible. It is crafted using a warp potion and a sheet of paper shapeless warp book. In enterprise, the ship can only go at top speed of warp 5, meaning enterprise could travel 214 light years in one year. From warp speed, speed used for interstellar travel in the science fiction television series star trek, referring to the use of. Sneaking and using the item will clear it and turn it back into an unbound warp page. Find out how yee got started writing novels for kids, if she made a conscious decision to have asian americans be central characters in some of her books, and how an obsession with putting marshmallow peeps into a microwave turned into a great way to meet famous authors. The only thing he has to look forward to is the upcoming star trek convention. Jul 30, 20 fans of yees millie trilly will be thrilled with this spinoff. Lisa yee author of millicent min, girl genius goodreads. Fans of yees millie trilly will be thrilled with this spinoff. Bound warp pages can be used as a onetime warp to the player its bound to, or can be placed in a warp book to be used multiple times.
Book clubs book fairs scholastic education classroom magazines about us. Warp speed definition of warp speed by the free dictionary. However, this hysterically funny, heartbreaking and horrific book stands alone in a story thats all marleys. But when he inadvertently draws the attention of digger ronster, the biggest bully in. We were on a comiccon panel a couple years ago talking about warp speed. Millicent min, emily ebers, stanford wong, and digger, from lisas other books, all play roles in marleys life. Warp speed and millions of other books are available for amazon kindle. Subscribe to lisa yees blog and get her fresh baked blogs emailed to you. Aug 18, 2015 but astrophysicist geraint lewis from the university of sydney gave a talk last night explaining that, in theory at least, superfast warp speed travel is possible according to einsteins theory of relativity.
Id been almost every sort of writer before penning novels for kids. Well, i came close lisa yee stopped by the abrams booth at book expo and got a picture of peepy with. Warp speed travel is theoretically possible, says astrophysicist. Recent whispers from the space travel rumor mill had suggested that nasa was on the brink of transforming interplanetary travel by creating a way for spacecraft to travel at speeds approaching the speed of light. What is the story about and how did you decide to write the story. Books at warp speed we continue our annual roundup of noteworthy books. Lisa yee returns to her core strength in older middlegrade fiction and. For more information about lisa, or to meet her peep, visit. Warning entering warp speed warp speed tracks the life of marley sandelski 7th grader, star trek geek, and the target of the most vicious bullies at rancho rosetta middle school.
Lisas been a tv writerproducer, written labels for bean cans, and penned a speech for a president of the united states. Entering 7th grade is no big deal for marley sandelski. May 26, 2011 the greatest honor a writer can receive is for lisa yee author of millicent min, warp speed and other awesome books to take a picture of them with her stuffed peep, peepy. I was going to do this, but peepy insisted it be her. May was a celebration for childrens book week, and we were honored to host the childrens choice book awards. I was a journalist, a television writer, copywriter, jingle writer, you name it. In june we met up with our editor and agent in nyc, plus hung out with a rolling stone writer to explore good eats in queens. We just need to find the right materials to achieve it. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. Jan 05, 20 lisa yees debut novel, millicent min, girl genius, won the prestigious sid fleischman humor award. How fast is warp speed of the uss enterprise mike miles. The heroic hound is send to jail in the sixth dog man book.
Spawned using the givewarp command, it links to a waypoint defined by the waypoint command player page. Millie, emily, and stanford make appearances in the book, along with digger. The discussion questions for the babies, toddlers and preschoolers books include a mix of questions and. She is also the author of the american girl books, good luck, ivy, aloha kanani and good job, kanani. The school that gave you millicent min, stanford wong, and emily ebers, now presents marley sandelski, a selfdescribed star trek geek and unpopular middle school student who feels invisible to everyone but the bullies. The greatest honor a writer can receive is for lisa yee author of millicent min, warp speed and other awesome books to take a picture of them with her stuffed peep, peepy. Who we are recorded books is the largest independent producer of audiobooks in the world. But how will all the attention and admiration change him. It has a sub plot about an old theater that shows old movies, and i love old movies. It is crafted using one ender pearl and a book shapeless. But this ones certainly different and, id say, just a tiny bit more inventive.
In june we met up with our editor and agent in nyc, plus hung out with a. Recently, national public radio asked me to come up with books involving travel for their summer book your trip series. Get in touch with warp speed labs to find out more about our code optimization service that can dramatically impact how you maintain your existing and legacy code bases. Girl genius stanford wong flunks bigtime so totally emily ebers warp speed. But how does something like warp speed fit into reality and our universe. Physicist marc millis discusses how close humanity really is to a fasterthanlight drive like warp speed on star trek. Warp speed by lisa yee is the fourth book about a group of students from rancho rossetta. Its about star trek, one of my faves, and has a lot of sci fi references.
California, in april 2011 to get the scoop on warp speed, her future publishing plans, and her famous traveling peep. Lisa yee made a comment on super scholastic book fairs, plus an american girl secret the peep in my photos is named peepy, and shes my traveling companion and friend. Mar 01, 2011 his warp speed escapes from the bullies get him recognized and admired, and land him in the limelight at school. Nasa an artists rendition of what warp speed might look like to a space traveler. The peep in my photos is named peepy, and shes my traveling.
Mar 01, 2011 seventhgrader marley sandelskyformer friend of stanford wong stanford wong flunks bigtime, 2005, etc. Her latest book, warp speed is available in bookstores starting march 1, 2011. Find books like warp speed from the worlds largest community of readers. Octobers super fancy happenings and happy things lisa yee.
Be sure to check out my next blog and find out all the behind the scenes scoop about the childrens choice book awards, featuring these kidlit star presenters and the winners im hosting the gala, so ill have the best view in the house. Subscribe to lisa yees blog and get her fresh baked. With such similar titlescastcrew i was worried i wouldnt even be able to differentiate between this and time warp as i already kind of forgot the details of the other movie i had to double check i hadnt recorded the same movie twice. Dec 01, 2003 books at warp speed we continue our annual roundup of noteworthy books. Marley considers himself a nobody at his middle school to everyone but his fellow.
Tonight i am blogging this on monday morning is the big childrens choice book awards gala, which i will be hosting. Lisa yees debut novel, millicent min, girl genius, won the sid fleischman humor award and has been recommended by npr. Lisa s been a tv writerproducer, written labels for bean cans, and penned a speech for a president of the united states. Warp speed by lisa yee marley sandelski has always felt invisible at school when he is not facing bullies, but a series of unexpected events gives him a. Lisa yee warp speed watch as awardwinning author lisa yee discusses warp speed, her novel about seventhgrader marley sandelski a kid who doesnt get seen, but deserves to be heard. Warp speed by lisa yee hardcover book the parent store. Oh hello, its three asian american authors, one peep, this blogger, and two. To see more peep explosions, heres a video we made. To boldly go where no paperback edition has gone before. This time, it was off to the society of childrens book writers and illustrators.284 1239 913 598 1337 374 1053 327 708 210 1038 225 680 310 1099 809 1397 700 547 486 26 1384 841 466 1002 320 460 414 792 328 1342 181 674 1055 1480