The Gadget War

The Gadget War

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Kelly Sparks is the undisputed gadget champ at Danville School. Then Albert Einstein Jones, an alumnus of Young Inventor's Camp, joins her class. Kelly could give up the gadget crown gracefully -but she'd much rather let the spitballs and smelly goo fly!
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Product details

  • 9-12
  • Paperback | 74 pages
  • 127 x 190 x 5.84mm | 68g
  • Hawthorn, Australia
  • English
  • Reissue
  • 0141307080
  • 9780141307084
  • 691,609

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Kelly Sparks has forty-three inventions to her credit -- and she's only in third grade! Just name a problem, and in no time Kelly will come up with a gadget to solve it. But when Albert Einstein Jones walks into Kelly's class, he becomes Kelly's stickiest problem yet! Albert's been to Young Inventor's Camp, and he's determined to prove who the real gadget whiz is. This is sure to be a mastermind fight to the finish!
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Review quote

"Readers ... will enjoy the silliness".

-- School Library Journal
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About Betsy Duffey

Betsy Duffey began writing in 1990 and has published more than 20 children's books, including many popular series. Her books have been Junior Library Guild selections, Triple Crown Award nominees, and have been nominated for state awards in more than 20 states, including the California Young Reader Medal, the Texas Bluebonnet Award, and the Florida Sunshine State Young Reader Award. Her books have also been Parents' Choice and Children's Choice selections. Betsy's books have been translated into Japanese, Korean, Dutch, and Danish, and included in numerous book clubs. Janet Wilson is an established and award-winning Canadian author and illustrator of books for young readers. Her presentations are raising awareness of social, environmental, indigenous, economic, and intergenerational injustice, while inspiring and motivating readers to choose actions to make the world better.
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78 ratings
3.44 out of 5 stars
5 15% (12)
4 35% (27)
3 33% (26)
2 13% (10)
1 4% (3)
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