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Baldacci, David.
Boston : Little, Brown, 2005.
IL 3-6
ISBN 0316059013
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Meet 9-year-old Freddy Funkhouser.  He is a boy genius.  His father runs a health conscious hamburger restaurant that is not doing so well.  Freddy's solution -- create a float for the Founder's Day Parade that will publicize the restaurant and get everyone wanting to eat there.  And what a float he plans.  There will be five life-sized french fries!  But the truly remarkable thing is that he plans to bring them to life through technology.  All is going as planned until a bolt of lightning brings the fries to life a bit early.  Now Freddy has more trouble than he could ever have imagined.
SUBJECTS:     Science -- Experiments -- Fiction.
                        Inventors -- Fiction.
                        Competition (Psychology) -- Fiction.
                        French fries -- Fiction.
                        Humorous stories.


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