The Secret Science Project That Almost Ate the School by Judy Sierra
(Paula Wiseman Books)

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Students, heed this little rhyme:
When it's science project time,
Do not make goop,
or glop,
or grime,
And never mess with
mutant slime.
 

About Judy Sierra

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Judy Sierra is the author of many award-winning books for children, including the bestsellers Antarctic Antics, illustrated by Jose Aruego and Ariane Dewey, and Wild About Books, illustrated by Marc Brown, which received the E. B. White Read Aloud Award. Ms. Sierra holds a PhD in folklore and mythology from the University of California, Los Angeles, and is renowned for her retellings of traditional tales. She lives with her husband, Bob Kaminski, in northern California.   Visit her online at www.judysierra.net. Stephen Gammell is the beloved illustrator of more than fifty books for children, including Song and Dance Man by Karen Ackerman, which received the Caldecott Medal, and two Caldecott Honor Books: The Relatives Came by Cynthia Rylant, Where the Buffaloes Begin by Olaf Baker, and The Secret Science Project That Almost Ate Our School by Judy Sierra. Mr. Gammell lives with his wife, Linda, in St. Paul, Minnesota.
 
Published August 29, 2006 by Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books. 32 pages
Genres: Computers & Technology, Humor & Entertainment, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, Science & Math. Fiction

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As a bespectacled girl narrates, her classmates’ projects go swimmingly while she’s blocked: “The ants on Mary’s ant farm were growing corn and peas, / And Kevin Fink was on the brink of curing a disease.” Surfing the Internet, she sends for “Professor Swami’s Super Slime,” (“A mutant yeast with ...

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After she opens the lid and gives the slime "a teeny-tiny poke" (like the star of Plantzilla ), the goo begins to grow (and growl and emit smoke).

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