Almost Famous

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Macmillan, Mar 15, 1994 - Juvenile Fiction - 182 pages
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Ten-year-old Maxine is determined to become a famous inventor so she can take care of her younger brother's heart condition, and she convinces a troubled classmate to help her.

 

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At ten, Maxine is a girl obsessed. She wants to be a famous inventor and appear on the Phil Donahue Show, the sooner the better; her most important invention will be to help her five-year-old brother ... Read full review

Contents

THE ROOM WAS DARK
1
MAXINE INVENTS
8
A ALMOST FAMOUS
21
A NEW BEST FRIEND ALMOST
30
a PAPARAZZO
47
A INVENTING TONI
60
A LETTER FROM HOME
85
INVENTING PROBLEMS
95
No
129
VICTOR
135
BAD DREAMS
140
A TRUST
145
THE PHONE CALL
156
A IT WORKS
160
AND THE WINNER Is
166
A MURMURS
174

THE LAW
106
A QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
116
A GUEST APPEARANCE
178
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About the author (1994)

David Getz is the award-winning author of the middle-grade novels Thin Air and Almost Famous, and the nonfiction books Frozen Man and Frozen Girl. When not writing, Mr. Getz works as an elementary-school principal in New York City.

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