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  - KHusser - LibraryThing

Realistic fiction concerning a talkative 5th grader, Joshua Tree Hewitt, who finds a three-legged frog in his backyard pond. An ecology message, adoption, and death are present in this very quick and action packed read. However, the characters seemed very contrived and flat. Read full review


User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Fifth grader Josh Hewitt rushes through life, talking constantly. People are always telling him to wait, to focus on the task at hand, to be quiet. But Josh can't be quiet about the five-legged frog ... 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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About the author (2009)

Gail Donovan lives in Portland, Maine.

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

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