The Fourteenth GoldfisheBook - 2014
Believe in the possible . . . with this brilliantly quirky, thought-provoking novel from New York Times bestseller, three-time Newbery Honor winner Jennifer L. Holm Galileo. Newton. Salk. Oppenheimer. Science can change the world . . . but can it go too far' Eleven-year-old Ellie has never liked change. She misses fifth grade. She misses her old best friend. She even misses her dearly departed goldfish. Then one day a strange boy shows up. He's bossy. He's cranky. And weirdly enough . . . he looks a lot like Ellie's grandfather, a scientist who's always been slightly obsessed with immortality. Could this pimply boy really be Grandpa Melvin' Has he finally found the secret to eternal youth' With a lighthearted touch and plenty of humor, Jennifer Holm celebrates the wonder of science and explores fascinating questions about life and death, family and friendship, immortality . . . and possibility.
Publisher: New York : Random House Books for Young Readers, 2014.
Characteristics: 1 online resource.
Study Program: Accelerated Reader AR MG 4.1 4.0 168161.
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white_panda_616 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 8 and 15
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