By Jennifer L. Holm
Believe within the attainable . . . with this New York Times bestseller by means of three-time Newbery Honor winner Jennifer L. Holm.
Galileo. Newton. Salk. Oppenheimer. technological know-how can switch the realm . . . yet can it move too far?
Eleven-year-old Ellie hasn't ever cherished swap. She misses 5th grade. She misses her outdated ally. She even misses her dearly departed goldfish. Then at some point a wierd boy indicates up. He’s bossy. He’s cranky. And weirdly sufficient . . . he seems much like Ellie’s grandfather, a scientist who’s regularly been a bit captivated with immortality. may well this gawky teen fairly be Grandpa Melvin? Has he eventually came across the key to everlasting youth?
With a lighthearted contact and lots of humor, Jennifer Holm celebrates the sweetness of technological know-how and explores interesting questions on lifestyles and demise, family members and friendship, immortality . . . and hazard. search for unique NEW fabric within the paperback—including Ellie’s gallery of scientists and different STEM-appropriate features.
“Warm, witty, and wise.” —The manhattan Times
* “Written in a fresh, crisp variety, with energetic discussion and wit, this hugely available novel will discover a prepared audience.” —Booklist, Starred
* “Top-notch middle-grade fiction.” —Publishers Weekly, Starred
* “Ellie’s memorable trip into the realm of technological know-how will encourage readers to discover the area round them and rejoice the possible.” —Shelf Awareness, Starred
“Awesomely unusual and startlingly true-to-life. It makes you ask yourself what’s possible.” —Rebecca Stead, Newbery Medal–winning writer of When You succeed in Me
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