Chris Rylander is the author of the Codename Conspiracy series and the Fourth Stall saga. A fan of chocolate, chips, and chocolate chips, he lives in Chicago. You can visit him online at www.chrisrylander.com.
Here is an original-a story that really gets how guys are pals. It's also funny, mysterious, and true to the heart of what really matters when you are in middle school. Do yourself a favor. Read it. Now. -- Jon Scieszka, about THE FOURTH STALL Debut novelist Rylander mines a substantial amount of humor and heart from this combination hard-boiled crime novel and middle-grade character piece. A light and enjoyable caper. -- Publishers Weekly, about THE FOURTH STALL Draws in even the most apprehensive young reader... A robust story rich in action, adventure, humor, and friendship. -- Voice of Youth Advocates (VOYA), about THE FOURTH STALL Mac narrates the tale with the arch flatness of a 1940s satire of the noir detective genre...Excellent. -- ALA Booklist, about THE FOURTH STALL