In Memory of Gorfman T. Frog

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Penguin, Mar 19, 2009 - Juvenile Fiction - 192 pages
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Meet fifth-grader Josh—an irrepressible motormouth, always in trouble. His ordinary troubles grow wildly out of control when he brings a mutant frog he has found to school, and it seems everyone is on his case—parents, teacher, classmates, even the lunch ladies! When the frog is confi scated by the principal, Josh organizes the school to do what he knows is right. Heartwarming and hilarious, this novel by a major new talent will have kids cheering.

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User Review  - Jen Bojkov - Goodreads

I wouldn't call this outstanding children's lit, but it was an engaging and easy-to-read book. I think many kids would relate to the main character Josh and his problems with his "motor mouth!" The ... Read full review

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User Review  - Susan Pratt - Goodreads

The story was ok and the problem seemed realistic. I felt it tried too hard to teach a lesson. The adults were mostly jerks and the kids (except the main character) mostly perfect students....I bought 6 copies to read with a reading group but doubt they will ever be used that way. Read full review


Chapter 1Josh Explodes
Chapter 2 Thanks Frog
Chapter 3The SeriousTalk Chapter 4 Severe Consequences Chapter 5Gorman Gorfman Chapter 6 Free to
Chapter 7Suspended
Chapter 8 TheBioGrands Chapter 9Confession Time
Chapter 10Silent Lunch
Power Failure
Chapter 12Xandra Screams
Power Up Chapter 14 Plan A Chapter 15 Plans B C D
Frogly Awesome
Chapter 17Heaven

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Gail Donovan lives in Portland, Maine.

Janet Pedersen has illustrated many books. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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