The Fourteenth Goldfish
Believe in the possible...with this "warm, witty, and wise" New York Times best-selling novel from three-time Newbery Honor winner Jennifer L. Holm. A perfect listen 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.
And don’t miss the much-anticipated sequel, The Third Mushroom!
Journey into a world of imagination and wonder with "The Fourteenth Goldfish" by Jennifer L. Holm. Dive into the enchanting tale of Ellie, a young girl with an extraordinary gift. As she embarks on a quest to unravel the mystery behind her newfound ability to bring goldfish back to life, Ellie discovers the power of friendship, the importance of embracing differences, and the magic that lies within the ordinary.
"The Fourteenth Goldfish" is a captivating story that celebrates the beauty of life's surprises. Through Ellie's adventures, Jennifer L. Holm weaves a heartwarming tale about the resilience of the human spirit and the unbreakable bonds formed through friendship and family. This book is a delightful read for children of all ages, inviting them to explore the wonders of their own imaginations and the extraordinary possibilities that await them.
Jennifer L. Holm's writing style is engaging and relatable, creating a vibrant world that readers can immerse themselves in. Her characters are well-developed and endearing, allowing young readers to connect with their emotions and experiences. "The Fourteenth Goldfish" is a testament to the enduring power of storytelling, reminding us that even the smallest of creatures can hold the key to unlocking the greatest of adventures.
Dive into the pages of "The Fourteenth Goldfish" and let Ellie's journey inspire you to embrace your own uniqueness, to cherish the friendships that shape your life, and to never stop believing in the magic of the world around you. This book is a timeless classic that will resonate with readers long after they turn the final page.