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andlt;bandgt;Here's what you need to know about Phineas L. MacGuire, boy-scientist extraordinaire, aka Mac:andlt;/bandgt; andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt; 1. He's allergic to purple, telephone calls, and girls, and can prove it. andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt; 2. He's probably the world's expert on mold, including which has the highest stink potential. andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt; 3. He does not have a best friend. He does, however, have an un-best friend, who he does not — repeat, andlt;iandgt;notandlt;/iandgt; — want to upgrade to best friend status. andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt; But disaster strikes when his teacher pairs Mac and his un-best friend together for the upcoming science fair. Worse, this un-best friend wants the project to be on dinosaurs, which is so third grade. Worse still, it seems as though everyone else in his class finds the un-best friend as unlikeable as Mac does. But, being a boy-scientist, once Mac notices this, he just might have to do some investigating....
Boy-scientist extraordinaire Phineas L. MacGuire is allergic to purple, an expert on mold, and has an un-best friend instead of a best friend. Disaster strikes when his teacher pairs Mac and his un-best friend together for a science fair project.
About the Author
Frances O’Roark Dowell is the bestselling and critically acclaimed author of Dovey Coe, which won the Edgar Award; Where I’d Like to Be; the bestselling The Secret Language of Girls and its sequels The Kind of Friends We Used to Be and The Sound of Your Voice, Only Really Far Away; Chicken Boy; Shooting the Moon, which was awarded the Christopher Medal; the Phineas L. MacGuire series; Falling In; and the teen novel Ten Miles Past Normal. She lives with her husband and two sons in Durham, North Carolina. Connect with Frances online at FrancesDowell.com. Preston McDaniels is the illustrator of Phineas L. MacGuire...
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