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I Was a Sixth Grade Alien #06: Don't Fry My Veeblax!by Bruce Coville
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andlt;Bandgt;ENDANGERED SPECIESandlt;/Bandgt; andlt;BRandgt; When Percy the Mad Poet assigns Ms. Weintraub's class to write poems about their pets, Pleskit decides he should bring his Veeblax to school. andlt;BRandgt; Not a good idea! When the little shapeshifter frightens one of Pleskit's classmates, she freaks out — and so do the newspapers. As the situation spins out of control, it becomes clear that Pleskit may lose his pet, his teacher may lose her job, and Earth may lose the benefits of the alien connection. andlt;BRandgt; Running away may be the only way for Pleskit to save the Veeblax. But where can you run to when you're the only purple kid on the planet? And what do you do when something very strange starts following you?
Pleskit takes his pet Veeblax, a shape-shifting creature, to school to show off. Before long the Veeblax is in big trouble. And if the enemies of the alien mission have their way, Pleskit may lose his pet, the teacher may lose her job, and Earth may lose the benefits of the alien connection.
About the Author
Bruce Coville was born in Syracuse, New York, in 1950. Before getting published he earned his living as a toymaker, a gravedigger, a cookware salesman, an assembly line worker, and finally as an elementary school teacher. Bruce has published more than 100 books, which have appeared in over a dozen countries around the world and sold more than 16 million copies. Among his most popular titles are andlt;iandgt;My Teacher Is an Alienandlt;/iandgt;, andlt;iandgt;Into the Land of the Unicornsandlt;/iandgt;, and andlt;iandgt;The Monsterand#8217;s Ringandlt;/iandgt;. In 2001 he founded Full Cast Audio, an audiobook company dedicated to creating unabridged, full cast recordings of the best in childrenand#8217;s and young adult literature. Bruce lives in Syracuse with his wife, Katherine, who has illustrated many of his books. For more information about Bruce, check out BruceCoville.com.
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