Melonhead

By Kelly, Katy & Johnson, Gillian

Publishers Summary:
Melonhead is my preferred name. Preferred by me, not my mom. She likes people to call me by my real name, Adam Melon. Luckily, it’s too late for that because when my friend, Lucy Rose, invented Melonhead, it caughton fast.Usually I am the one doing the inventing. All my life, which is 10 years, great ideas have been popping in and out of my melon head. Sometimes they work. This year they’d better, because our class is entering an inventing fair. My friend Sam and I are dreaming up plans. And Capitol Hill has a ton of places to find invention parts. We just have to make sure to get home on time, with no excuses. If we get first place at school, it will be Chantilly, Virginia Regionals, here we come!The first book in an all-new series by Katy Kelly is nonstop adventure—and trouble. Meet Melonhead!Katy Kelly lives and writes full-time in Washington, D.C. Melonhead is her fifth book for young readers.From the Hardcover edition.

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ISBN
978-0-38590-426-1
Publisher
Delacorte Books for Young Readers


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on March 1, 2009

Gr 2-5 Adam Melon, Melonhead to his friends, brings his own brand of logic to his endeavors. The 10-year-old concocts grand plans that never quite come off as intended. His climb up a tree requires the Jaws of Life to free him, a first for the Washington, DC, fire department. His essay on head lice wins him the Homework of the Week award and his mother's consternation. When Adam and his friend Sam catch a snake, ...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2009

In this Lucy Rose spinoff, energetic ten-year-old Adam Melon, a.k.a Melonhead, has a knack for trouble (e.g., he gets stuck in a tr...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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