The Goldfish Boy

by Lisa Thompson

The Goldfish Boy

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Book Information

Publication Date: January 5, 2017

Reading Level: Lexile Measure 750L, Scholastic Guided Reading Level W

Interest Level: Grades 5 - 8

Major Awards: The Children’s Book Award Top 10

Number of Pages: 320 pages

Approximate Word Count: 97,600 words -- The average reader will spend 6 hours and 30 minutes reading The Goldfish Boy at 250 words per minute.

Audible Book Length: 6 hrs and 31 mins

Book Themes: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Mystery, Friendship, Misfits and Underdogs

Genre: young adult fiction

Setting: The entire book takes place entirely on one suburban street somewhere in Britian.

First Line: Mr. Charles had sunburn right on the top of his head.

Point of View: First Person from the Perspective of Matthew

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