Third Mushroom

Third Mushroom

"Believe in the unexpected" with this hilarious, heartwarming, and much-anticipated sequel to the New York Times bestseller The Fourteenth Goldfish!

Ellie's grandpa Melvin is a world-renowned scientist . . . in the body of a fourteen-year-old boy. His feet stink, and he eats everything in the refrigerator--and Ellie is so happy to have him around. Grandpa may not exactly fit in at middle school, but he certainly keeps things interesting. When he and Ellie team up for the county science fair, no one realizes just how groundbreaking their experiment will be. The formula for eternal youth may be within their reach! And when Ellie's cat, Jonas Salk, gets sick, the stakes become even higher. But is the key to eternal life really the key to happiness? Sometimes even the most careful experiments yield unexpected--and wonderful--results.--from the publisher

240 pages             978-1524719807          Ages 8-12


Grandpa's back and as usual he's 14 years old.  Can't drive a car and won't do his own laundry.

He and Ellie are going to decide to team up to do a science fair project involving fruit flies and an amazing substance Grandpa had mailed back to the house from another time.

Will it turn out they are holding the formula for eternal youth?  Eternal life?  New body parts?

Boyfriends, old friends and her cat, Jonas Salk, who suddenly becomes deathly ill, complicate Ellie's life. I mean what do you do when your BFF wants you to set her up with your grandfather?

Middle school with your grandfather is a game changer!

Recommended by:  Barb Langridge,

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