Jeremy Fink And The Meaning Of Life

Paperback | February 1, 2008

byWendy MassAs told byWendy Mass

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In one month Jeremy Fink will turn thirteen. But does he have what it takes to be a teenager? He collects mutant candy, he won't venture more than four blocks from his apartment if he can help it, and hedefinitelydoesn't like surprises. On the other hand, his best friend, Lizzy, isn't afraid of anything, even if that might get her into trouble now and then.

Jeremy's summer takes an unexpected turn when a mysterious wooden box arrives in the mail. According to the writing on the box, it holds the meaning of life! Jeremy is supposed to open it on his thirteenth birthday. The problem is, the keys are missing, and the box is made so that only the keys will open it without destroying what's inside. Jeremy and Lizzy set off to find the keys, but when one of their efforts goes very wrong, Jeremy starts to lose hope that he'll ever be able to open the box. But he soon discovers that when you're meeting people named Oswald Oswald and using a private limo to deliver unusual objects to strangers all over the city, there might be other ways of finding out the meaning of life.

Lively characters, surprising twists, and thought-provoking ideas make Wendy Mass's latest novel an unforgettable read.

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In one month Jeremy Fink will turn thirteen. But does he have what it takes to be a teenager? He collects mutant candy, he won't venture more than four blocks from his apartment if he can help it, and hedefinitelydoesn't like surprises. On the other hand, his best friend, Lizzy, isn't afraid of anything, even if that might get her into...

Wendy Mass is theNew York Timesbestselling author ofThe Candymakers,the ALA Schneider Family Award winnerA Mango-Shaped Space,Leap Day,Jeremy Fink and the Meaning of Life,Heaven Looks a Lot Like the Mall,andEvery Soul a Star. Wendy lives inNew Jerseywith her husband and their twins. Her website is www.wendymass.com.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:304 pages, 7.75 × 5.25 × 0.75 inPublished:February 1, 2008Publisher:Little, Brown Books for Young ReadersLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0316058491

ISBN - 13:9780316058490

Appropriate for ages: 8

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Surprisingly deep It's a very funny but thought provoking novel. I was surprised at how deep it was. I LOVED THIS BOOK.
Date published: 2015-06-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Jeremy Fink and the Meaning of Life. To all my Facebook friends. My Grandson got me to read this book. It's one of the most meaningful books I've ever read, and I thank him. It's good to know he thinks of me sometimes when he is reading a book. I love you Damien.
Date published: 2014-10-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from MY FAVOURITE!!!!!!!!!!!!! Jeremy Fink And The Meaning Of Life is my favourite book. I always ask my friends if they're reading something so i can lend it to them. I would say to people in Chapters, GET THAT BOOK !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Date published: 2009-11-30
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Thought provoking and satisfying 'Jeremy Fink and the Meaning of Life' was, in my opinion, a very well written, thought-provoking book. It really opened my mind to some of the things I would of never really paid much attention to before, such as the meaning of life, and gives you detailed, yet mysterious explanations to it, but still leaves you room to come up with your own explanation of the meaning of life...
Date published: 2009-05-18
Rated 4 out of 5 by from awesome this was a really great book. there are alot of twists and turns through out the whole story , and the ending was really suprising.
Date published: 2008-10-03