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Phineas L. Macguire . . . Blasts Off!

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andlt;bandgt;Houston,we have a problem!andlt;/bandgt; andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt; Phineas L. MacGuire (a.k.a. Mac) is less than up-to-date on planetary happenings. (Marsquakes? Who knew?) If he's going to be the best scientist in the fourth grade, Mac has to set his sights pretty high. To outer space, actually. But Space Camp is expensive. Where is he going to find enough money for a week on Mars (or a pretty close simulation thereof)? andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt; Houston, we have another problem: a gigantic, slobbery dog named Lemon Drop. Mac can earn the money he needs by walking Mrs. McClosky's yellow Lab, but first he needs to survive the walks and the slobber! Good thing Mac is a scientific genius with friends like Ben and Aretha. Together the three of them discover that Lemon Drop is no ordinary dog — that Lab is a real-life Lab-oratory.

About the Author

Frances O'Roark Dowell is the bestselling and critically acclaimedauthor of Dovey Coe, Where I'd Like to Be, The SecretLanguage of Girls, Chicken Boy, Phineas L. MacGuire...Erupts!, and Phineas L. MacGuire...Gets Slimed! A veteran Army brat, she spenther formative years moving hither and yonder, and is a former resident of Fort Hood, Texas, just like Elvis Presley/ She lives with her husband andtwo sons in Durham, North Carolina.Preston McDaniels is the illustrator of Phineas L. MacGuire...Erupts! and Cynthia Rylant's Lighthouse Family series. He lives inAurora, Nebraska.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781416926894
Author:
Dowell, Frances O'roark
Publisher:
Atheneum Books
Illustrator:
McDaniels, Preston
Author:
Dowell, Frances O'Roark
Author:
McDaniels, Preston
Subject:
Science & Technology
Subject:
Humorous Stories
Subject:
Social Issues - Friendship
Subject:
Dogs
Subject:
Science
Subject:
Friendship
Subject:
Children s-General
Edition Description:
Hardback
Series:
From the Highly Scientific Notebooks of Phineas L. MacGuire
Publication Date:
20080631
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 3 up to 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
f-c jacket
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 in
Age Level:
08-12

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