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return of the Great Brain

John Dennis Fitzgerald

return of the Great Brain

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Published by Dial Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Humorous stories

  • About the Edition

    In turn-of-the-century Mormon Utah, The Great Brain struggles to stay reformed now that his friends have threatened to ostracize him if he pulls even one more swindle.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby John D. Fitzgerald. Illustrated by Mercer Mayer.
    ContributionsMayer, Mercer, 1943- illus.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.F57535 Re
    The Physical Object
    Pagination150 p.
    Number of Pages150
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5421870M
    ISBN 100803774133
    LC Control Number73015443


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It's the year Utah becomes a state (not important to this story), the year the Fitzgerald family gets an indoor toilet, and the year Tom D., the middle Fitzgerald brother, realizes that using his Great Brain to help others makes him feel good even if he doesn't make a penny off it.

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by John D. Fitzgerald includes books The Great Brain, More Adventures of the Great Brain, Me and My Little Brain, and several more. See the complete The Great Brain series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles.

This sixth book in the series is a great combination of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and The Terrible Two series, and is perfect for fans of Roald Dahl.

Tom Fitzgerald, better known as the Great Brain, is struggling to stay reformed now that his friends have threatened to shut him out if. "That turn-of-the-century con man extraordinaire, The Great Brain, returns for summer vacation.

He tops his own record for double-dealing."—Horn Book on The Great Brain Reforms “A great way to introduce a new generation of youngsters to an entertaining series”—School Library Journal on The Great Brain is Back A satisfying addition Brand: Penguin Young Readers Group.

The Great Brain is Back was published posthumously, cobbled together from the late Fitzgerald’s writings. It is the last Great Brain book (obviously) and ends fairly well for being so—Tom goes off to high school in Pennsylvania, leaving John and Frankie bemoaning how boring it will be with him gone/5.

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The best con man in the Midwest is only ten years old. Tom, a.k.a., the Great Brain, is a silver-tongued genius with a knack for turning a : Penguin Young Readers Group.

Illustrator: Mercer Mayer: Genre: Historical Fiction, Humor: Page Count: Part of a Series. Yes: Age Level: 8 — 9 — 10 — 11 — 12 — My respect for John D. Fitzgerald's The Great Brain series, and More Adventures of the Great Brain in particular, is such that I may have given it the John Newbery Medal, even over a story as solemnly lovely as William H.

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The Magic Water Closet. The narrator, seven-going-on-eight-year-old John D. Fitzgerald, introduces the setting (Adenville, Utah, ) and his family.; There's Sweyn D., who's going on twelve, and Tom D., ten, who is also known as the Great Brain.

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