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Remarkable (Hardcover) (Lizzie K. Foley)
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A wonderfully whimsical debut that proves ordinary people can do extraordinary things In the mountain town of Remarkable, everyone is extraordinarily talented, extraordinarily gifted, or just plain extraordinary. Everyone, that is, except Jane Doe, the most average ten-year-old who ever lived. But everything changes when the mischievous, downright criminal Grimlet twins enroll in Jane's school and a strange pirate captain appears in town. Thus begins a series of adventures that put some of Remarkable's most infamous inhabitants and their long-held secrets in danger. It's up to Jane, in her own modest style, to come to the rescue and prove that she is capable of some rather exceptional things. With a page-turning mystery and larger-than-life cast of characters, Lizzie K. Foley's debut is nothing short of remarkable.
Ten-year-old Jane Doe, the only student average enough to be excluded from the town of Remarkable's School for the Remarkably Gifted, is joined at her public school by the trouble-making Grimlet twins, who lead her on a series of adventures involving an out-of-control science fair project, a pirate captain on the run from a mutinous crew, a lonely dentist, and a newly constructed bell tower that endangers Remarkable's most beloved inhabitant--a skittish lake monster named Lucky.
Number of Pages: 325.0
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Mysteries + Detective Stories, Humorous Stories, Action + Adventure / General
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
Age Range: 9-12 years
Author: Lizzie K. Foley
Street Date: April 12, 2012
Item Number (DPCI): 247-07-2184