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The Fantastic Secret of Owen Jesterby Barbara Oconnor
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Owen Jester wishes his family hadnt moved to his grandfathers house after his dad lost his job. For one thing, his grandfathers live-in nurse sure knows how to ruin anyones idea of a good time. And then theres Viola, the girl next door, who cant ever mind her own business. She even thinks Owen should put his freshly captured bullfrog back into the pond. Then late one night, Owen hears a curious noise when the train passes by his grandfathers house. Something mysterious and wonderful has fallen off the train. When Owen finally discovers what it is, he realizes he just might need a know-it-all after all. But can he trust Viola keep the most fantastic secret to ever tumble into Carter, Georgia?
Once youve finally captured the most enormous frog in Carter, Georgia, what exactly are you supposed to do with it?
About the Author
BARBARA O’CONNOR has written numerous books for young readers, including How to Steal a Dog and The Small Adventure of Popeye and Elvis. She lives in Duxbury, Massachusetts.
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