The Prisoner of Cell 25 is by Richard Paul Evans. The first book in the Michael Vey series. Michael Vey seems to be an ordinary kid, but he isn't. His father died when he was young and his mother works hard to make ends meet. Michael has Tourette's - oh, and he's electric. When Michael discovers the most popular girl in school, Taylor, is also electric, it sets in motion a series of events that change his life forever. His mother and Taylor are kidnapped and it's up to Michael, his friend Ostin and the two school bullies to save them.
Ratings: 7th grade - 8 out of 10 - V (some violence).