Remarkable

Remarkable

A Novel

Book - 2012
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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.
Publisher: New York : Dial Books for Young Readers, c2012
ISBN: 9780803737068
0803737068
9780142424100
Branch Call Number: J FICTION FOLEY LIZZIE
Characteristics: 325 p. ; 22 cm

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LifeLoverSam
Jul 08, 2016

LifeLoverSam thinks this title is suitable for 7 years and over

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joycemas
Jul 22, 2014

joycemas thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 8 and 12

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sockeye2000
Jul 12, 2014

sockeye2000 thinks this title is suitable for All Ages

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ririshres2
Jun 12, 2014

ririshres2 thinks this title is suitable for All Ages

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Violet_Bird_30
Aug 19, 2013

Violet_Bird_30 thinks this title is suitable for 8 years and over

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blue_turtle_77 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 9 and 13

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mrsamerican
Jul 31, 2017

Wonderful book! Great names and situations. Very creative-MP

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Tayo
Jul 14, 2016

This book teaches that no matter what you have a special talent inside of you thats waiting to be unfolded!!!!It took me a while to finish this book but when I did I was so so so happy that I read it!I kept wondering what was going to happen next.I felt like the problems kept on multiplying while I read the book.I think that everybody no matter how old you are,you should all read it

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LifeLoverSam
Jul 08, 2016

This book is truly remarkable !! :p Just wait until you read it !! :)

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booklover613
Feb 05, 2016

I LOVED it !! I own the book and I could read it again and again. It very exciting with a mysterious twist. Whoever is reading it should tell other people about it.If I am rating it, it will be five stars .And again I LOVED IT !!!!!!!

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Violet_Bird_30
Aug 19, 2013

Normally they tell you not to judge a book on its title, (or is it its cover?) but this book’s title says it all. Jane is a fifth-grade girl who lives in the town of Remarkable where everyone in the town is remarkable in some way. Poor Jane can’t even say she is the most unremarkable person due to the fact her Grandpa John is more unremarkable. However, the whole thing goes topsy turvy when pirate Captain Archibald Rojo Herring comes into town.
Remarkable has a lot of events going on and Lizzie K. Foley does a great job of putting it into one great book. There are a couple of mysteries, some really fun characters, lots of pirates, and an amazing moral. I recommend this book to third through fifth grades. I hope you enjoy this remarkable adventure!

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joycemas
Jul 22, 2014

Everyone in Remarkable is remarkable. Everyone except Jane, that is. While the rest of the town is busy being talented, gifted, or just plain extraordinary, she's never been anything but ordinary. Then Jane finds herself in school with the mischievous Grimlet twins, and her life suddenly gets a whole lot more interesting. And when a strange pirate captain appears in town, setting of a series of adventures that put the whole town in danger, it's up to Jane to save the day. Along the way, she might just find that she can be pretty remarkable after all.

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