The Two-Thousand-Pound Goldfish (Harper Trophy Books (Paperback)) summary Ò eBook ePUB or Kindle PDF

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The Two-Thousand-Pound Goldfish (Harper Trophy Books (Paperback)) summary Ò eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ↠ Warren spends a lot of time making up monster movies in his head like the one starring Bubbles the 2000 pound goldfish It's much better than thinking about his mother whom he hWarren spends a lot of time making up monster movies in his head like the one starring Bubbles the 2000 pou. Boy we have come a long way in YA books This one sadly hasn't aged well in 40 years Granted in the modern world of dystopias vampires dragons and love triangles this was a welcome reprieve The plot itself was interesting enough Weezie and Warren living with their Grandma who named her children after seasonings a la the 60s70s because their activist Mother is one of FBI's wanted I was however bored by Warren's daydreaming I think Byars hoped to use it as an escape from reality for Warren and a device to advance the plot It didn't work It kept the reader removed from the story and allowed them to not invest in the characters The sad thing is a story like this could be so layered How are children with incarcerated or wanted parents supposed to navigate this trauma There were a lot of great opportunities for a real exploration of that but Byars avoided it Weezie felt some very real emotions that differed wildly from Warren's and I found both to be valid and worth investigation In short the book was too trite for the subject matter even for a younger reader It is a uick read I just think there are too many great books to give much space to the mediocre

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Nd goldfish It's much better than thinking about his mother whom he hasn't seen in three years Is her event. An old favorite from the always delightful Betsy Byars Not only is Warren's obsession with monster movies a successful and original counterpoint to a mother lost in the political world but for me it has the added fillip of reminding me of my son's foray into monster movies at a similar age though for him it involved a cohort of his friends and a wreck of an old video camera Not to mention such brilliant cameo roles for Mom as the soon to be eaten Hatshepsut Smith

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The Two Thousand Pound Goldfish Harper Trophy Books PaperbackUal return just a daydream like his movies The story outstrips Byars's finest achievements Publishers Weekl. my favorite part was when warren got to talk to his momthe worst part was when his grandma diedmy favorite character was warren because he was the main characterthere was no worst characterAuryn 9 years