(W) Elizabeth Rusch (A/CA) Mike Lawrence. Every kid dreams of having super powers, and Max discovers he really has them! But will he be able to solve the mystery behind Marsh Creek? Max may be the cleanest middle-school kid in the world; his neat-freak parents make certain of that. But what's behind their mysterious fear of mud? When Max finds himself face-down in a murky puddle, muddy from head to toe, he discovers something amazing: Mud gives him super powers. But there's more going on in Marsh Creek - and in his family - than he could ever imagine..