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Living in Carter, Georgia, there's not a lot going on for Owen Jester except for his new pet bullfrog. But then he makes an incredible discovery, one that could turn his summer from a merely fun vacation into an incredible, amazing adventure. Rounding up his two best friends, attempting to avoid the know-it-all neighbor girl, and all the grown-ups, Owen works on hatching a plan to make magic happen. Barbara O'Connor is the author of THE SMALL ADVENTURE OF POPEYE AND ELVIS.
Owen Jester wishes his family hadn’t moved to his grandfather’s house after his dad lost his job. For one thing, his grandfather’s live-in nurse sure knows how to ruin anyone’s idea of a good time. And then there’s Viola, the girl next door, who can’t 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 grandfather’s 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?
Genre: Juvenile Fiction, Fiction + Literature Genres
Sub-Genre: Social Issues / Friendship, Mysteries + Detective Stories, Animals / Frogs + Toads, General
Age Range: 9-12 years
Street Date: October 11, 2011
Item Number (DPCI): 248-71-0677