"For all the satisfaction that a finely crafted science fair project can provide, the flip side frequently involves competition, strained friendships, and misunderstandings. Clements once again shares the pitfalls and the pleasures of a perennial school event. Johnny Heller narrates Jake skillfully. When Jake is confident, he is; when Jake is angry with his father's usurping of the project, 222 helps Jake explain his feelings in the situation, and when Jake wrestles with bringing joie back into his work, 444 and Willie are there to be included. In addition, he provides just enough variety to voice Jake's parents, the yellow coated Lenny Cordo, prize master, and the understanding teacher Mrs. Snavin. A.R. (c) AudioFile 2002, Portland, Maine"