Newt's World: Beginnings by Susan Womble
Approx. 36,070 words.
Published on July 26, 2010 by
Following a car accident that leaves him using a wheelchair, computer whiz Newt Willis adapts a NASA computer communications program developed by his father into a holographic game—“Newt’s World.” But when he shares the game with his two new best friends, an international espionage ring learns about the program and holds Newt’s school hostage. Can Newt save his classmates?