By Jennifer L. Holm
Believe within the attainable . . . with this New York Times bestseller through three-time Newbery Honor winner Jennifer L. Holm.
Galileo. Newton. Salk. Oppenheimer. technology can switch the realm . . . yet can it move too far?
Eleven-year-old Ellie hasn't ever loved switch. She misses 5th grade. She misses her previous ally. She even misses her dearly departed goldfish. Then someday an odd boy exhibits up. He’s bossy. He’s cranky. And weirdly adequate . . . he appears much like Ellie’s grandfather, a scientist who’s regularly been just a little captivated with immortality. may possibly this gawky teen quite be Grandpa Melvin? Has he eventually stumbled on the key to everlasting youth?
With a lighthearted contact and lots of humor, Jennifer Holm celebrates the sweetness of technological know-how and explores attention-grabbing questions on existence and loss of life, kinfolk and friendship, immortality . . . and hazard. search for particular NEW fabric within the paperback—including Ellie’s gallery of scientists and different STEM-appropriate features.
“Warm, witty, and wise.” —The long island Times
* “Written in a fresh, crisp sort, with full of life discussion and wit, this hugely obtainable novel will discover a prepared audience.” —Booklist, Starred
* “Top-notch middle-grade fiction.” —Publishers Weekly, Starred
* “Ellie’s memorable trip into the area 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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