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The Fourteenth Goldfish

Jennifer L. Holm

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 Me SUNSHINE STATE AWARD FINALIST!

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 Me SUNSHINE STATE AWARD FINALIST!
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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 Me SUNSHINE STATE AWARD FINALIST!

Language:

English

Narrators:

Georgette Perna

Length:

3h 4m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

00:13


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

00:12


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

02:21


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

04:38


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

07:41


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

05:25


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

08:16


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

06:03


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

02:23


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

04:34


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

05:10


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

07:35


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

03:36


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

03:39


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

00:58


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

04:45


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

00:46


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

03:05


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

03:34


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

05:15


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

01:40


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

03:54


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

03:11


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

03:58


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

03:13


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

03:07


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

04:18


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

02:32


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

05:11


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

03:29


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

01:46


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

00:51


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

07:09


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

01:10


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

01:39


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

02:51


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

03:15


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

04:41


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

02:34


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

01:52


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

04:31


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

01:47


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

03:03


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

00:46


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

02:42


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

03:17


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

02:54


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

04:46


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

01:24


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

01:58


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

00:50


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

04:00


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

02:47


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

02:17


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

01:10


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

01:34


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

01:29


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

00:32