“Are you a gifted child looking for Special Opportunities?” Answering a newspaper ad that asks this very question sends Reynie on a path that begins with passing several mind-bending tests and ends with his recruitment into a very special group of children. His fellow recruits include a shy guy with a photographic memory, an ex-circus performer who never goes anywhere without her trusty bucket of stuff, and a girl who is very contrary. Their mission? To go undercover at the Learning Institute for the Very Enlightened and find out who has hijacked the airwaves to send subliminal messages to the world. It is sure to take all of their skill, daring, ingenuity, and bravery. Will they accomplish their task? I’m about halfway through the book and I can’t wait to find out!