Books The True Meaning of Smekday by Adam Rex Paperback, 423 pages, Disney Pr, List Price: $6.99 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleThe True Meaning of SmekdayAuthorAdam Rex Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers Book Summary Twelve-year-old Gratuity Tucci has a hard time writing an essay on "The True Meaning of Smekday" due to her complex life after Earth was overtaken by aliens and her mother was kidnapped and taken to Happy Mouse Kingdom in Florida. Reprint. Genres: Children's Books Science Fiction & Fantasy Fiction Also by Adam Rex Frankenstein Makes a Sandwich Lucy Rose, Here's the Thing About Me Chloe And The Lion Facebook Twitter Google+ Email NPR stories about The True Meaning of Smekday Two Boov Aliens from Adam Rex's The True Meaning of Smekday. Adam Rex hide caption toggle caption Adam Rex My Guilty Pleasure Sci-Fi Invasion: A Weird, Brilliant Vision Of Earth February 27, 2012 Get ready: In 2013, an alien race called the Boov are going to invade Earth. Or, at least, that's what happens in Adam Rex's vision of the future. Author Gin Phillips says that The True Meaning of Smekday stuck with her. Do you have a favorite book about aliens? Let us know in the comments below.