Know Your Star-Fighters Beamer: California transplant to a weird Midwestern town. Feels like he s living on another planet. Scilla: the gangly tomboy next door. Ghoulie: the class nerd. Add one spaceship-shaped tree house capable of taking them most anywhere in the universe. Hop in and blast off for fantastic outer space adventures in Star-Fighters of Murphy Street---the quirky, funny, fast-paced new trilogy by Robert West. Newly arrived from California, thirteen-year-old Beamer MacIntyre feels like an alien in this bizarre Midwestern town. Strangest of all is the spaceship-shaped tree house in his yard. Surprises await Beamer and his two new friends, Ghoulie and Scilla, when they climb inside and blast off to a universe full of adventure---including a surefire way to make the school bully stop harassing Ghoulie (provided it doesn t backfire )."