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The Resource The Fourteenth Goldfish

The Fourteenth Goldfish

Label
The Fourteenth Goldfish
Title
The Fourteenth Goldfish
Statement of responsibility
Jennifer L. Holm
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Believe in the possible . . . with this "warm, witty, and wise" New York Times bestselling novel from three-time Newbery Honor winner Jennifer L. Holm. A perfect Father's Day read about a child's relationship with her grandfather! 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."Warm, witty and wise"—The New York Times"Awesomely strange and startlingly true-to-life. It makes you wonder what's possible." — Rebecca Stead, Newbery Medal-winning author of When You Reach MeSUNSHINE STATE AWARD FINALIST!
Member of
Summary
Ellie's scientist grandfather has discovered a way to reverse aging, and consequently has turned into a teenager--which makes for complicated relationships when he moves in with Ellie and her mother, his daughter
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Character
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2015
  • Black-Eyed Susan Book Award (Maryland), Grades 4-6, 2016.
  • Charlotte Award (New York), Middle School, 2016.
  • Pennsylvania Young Reader's Choice Awards, Grades 6-8, 2016.
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10351717
Cataloging source
BT
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Holm, Jennifer L
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550
Literary form
fiction
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  • 4
  • 6
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
Series statement
Fourteenth goldfish
Series volume
0001
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  • Juvenile Fiction
  • Juvenile Literature
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The Fourteenth Goldfish
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:5d988195-1313-42a1-99b4-d76d071986b7
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780307974365
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
The Fourteenth Goldfish
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:5d988195-1313-42a1-99b4-d76d071986b7
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780307974365
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

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      175 Monmouth Street, Independence, OR, 97351, US
      44.851488 -123.185756
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