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One small hop

by Rosenberg, Madelyn, 1966- (Author)

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Ahab Goldstein is a seventh-grader living in an United States (specifically Maine) where the environment has turned toxic, and the corrupt Environmental Police Force is in control, limiting access to natural resources like gas and water, issuing fines, and transporting "fragile" species (pretty much... Full description

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Summary: Ahab Goldstein is a seventh-grader living in an United States (specifically Maine) where the environment has turned toxic, and the corrupt Environmental Police Force is in control, limiting access to natural resources like gas and water, issuing fines, and transporting "fragile" species (pretty much all of them) to the Center for Species Rehabilitation in New Arcadia (a dubious refuge at best); so when Ahab and his friends find a real live bullfrog on an island in the toxic harbor, possibly the last one in America, they are faced with a choice--turn it over (NO!), leave it alone, or bike to Canada to find it a mate.
Physical Description: 241 pages ; 22 cm
Audience: Ages 8-12.
Grades 4-6.
ISBN: 9781338565614
1338565613
Author Notes: Madelyn Rosenberg is the coauthor of This Is Just a Test , a Sydney Taylor Honor Book, and Not Your All-American Girl , which she wrote with Wendy Wan-Long Shang; Dream Boy , cowritten with Mary Crockett; and many books for younger readers, including the How to Behave books and Cyclops of Central Park . She writes books, articles, and essays for children and adults, and lives in the suburbs of Washington, DC. You can visit her online at madelynrosenberg.com.
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