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"Equal parts screwball comedy, coming-of-age story, and tearjerker-I loved, loved, loved it!" Varian Johnson, author of The Parker InheritanceWith a madcap sense of humor and a lot of heart (not to mention other body parts), The Mortification of Fovea Munson is Young Frankenstein for today's middle grade audience! Fovea Munson is nobody's Igor. True, her parents own a cadaver lab where they perform surgeries on dead bodies. And yes, that makes her gross by association, at least according to everyone in seventh grade. And sure, Fovea's stuck working at the lab now that her summer camp plans have fallen through. But she is by no means Dr. Frankenstein's snuffling assistant!That is, until three disembodied heads, left to thaw in the wet lab, start talking. To her. Out loud. And they need a favor.
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|Publisher:||Little, Brown Books for Young Readers|
|Product dimensions:||5.20(w) x 7.60(h) x 0.95(d)|
|Age Range:||8 - 12 Years|
About the Author
A graduate of the Vermont College of Fine Arts Writing for Children and Young Adults program, Mary Winn Heider lives in Chicago, where she is a member of the theater company Barrel of Monkeys. Through the company, she teaches creative writing to 3rd–5th graders. She also briefly worked in a cadaver lab. Yep, there were heads. You can visit her online at marywinnheider.com.