Addison Addley and the Things that Aren't There

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Orca Book Publishers, Mar 1, 2008 - Juvenile Fiction - 96 pages
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Addison Addley hates math. He hates public speaking too. Actually, he hates anything that involves work, but he only has a couple of weeks to write and memorize his grade five speech. The problem is, he can’t think of a single topic. When he finally comes up with an excellent idea for a speech, it almost writes itself, but it's his poor math skills that make speech day unforgettable.

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Addison is a grade five student who decides to present a speech on things that aren't there, such as black holes, gravity, atoms, and Tiffany's brain. One of the most enjoyable aspects of this Silver ... Read full review

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About the author (2008)

Melody DeFields McMillan is a teacher who lives in Simcoe, Ontario, not far from where she grew up. She is the mother of two adult children. When she's not writing, she's enjoying all that nature has to offer. Her first book (Addison Addley and the Things That Aren't There) was nominated for a Silver Birch Award.

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