The Fourteenth Goldfish🐠 🐠 🐠 🐠

Author: Jennifer L. Holm

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Eleven year old Ellie misses grade 5 and her best friend Brianna. In kindergarten every student was given a goldfish with lesson on how to take care of it. Ellie's goldfish wasn't original, i didn't die

My Opinion

My opinion on this book is very strong compared to other books that I've read lately. The author add reality and humor top entertain the reader (a.k.a. me)


"Awesomely strange and startlingly true-to-life. It makes you wonder what's possible."
-Rebecca Stead, Newbery Medal-winning author of "When You Reach Me"

"its a happy Beginning"

- Ellie Sagarsky

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Ellie Sagarsky: a smart, science loving middle school girl
Melissa Sagarsky: a single mother that is in love with Ben
Melvin Sagarsky: a old man with a boys body

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1. When Ellie first found out her Grandpa found the cure for age
2. When I found out the story wasn't about a goldfish
3. That Raj has a older brother named Ananda

4. That you can believe the impossible and make it true one day
5. Ellie's mom bought goldfish after the first Goldie originally died and kept on going without Ellie noticing until the thirteenth goldfish


Name: Ellie Sagarsky


Traits: kind, caring, easily tricked, smart

Weaknesses: on stage speaking, drama,

Friends: Brianna, Raj

Strengths: school, science


Name: Melissa Sagarsky


Traits: drama lover,

Strengths: drama, speaking, stage work

Weaknesses: Ben (her boyfriend), Melvin (her father)


Every new discovery is a new beginning


Person vs. Person- Melvin vs. Melissa- Melissa says Melvin is brain-washing her daughter by telling her names like Jonas Salk and Galieo.

Person vs. Self- Ellie vs. herself- she make the decision to go get the T. melvunis


House- look like a shoe box, clogging toilet, backyard that has little space for anything, located in the Bay Area of San Francisco

Lab- brown brick building, black stained glass windows, keycard access

Time of occurrence: near future


This story is great for a short read. I liked this book because of the quick turns of the plot of what you think is going to happen. Most people would like this book if they like the suspense that the author puts on the reader. Amazingly, this fantastic book creates a whole different world around you with the best possible imagery that you can imagine. As the front of the book said "Believe the Possible" , every thing is possible in the future, present, or past...

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