THE SQUISHINESS OF THINGS
New York : Knopf, 2005
IL K-3, RL 3.5
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for a second that you have just stepped on a bug. What would you
do? You would do nothing. But Hieronymus did something, and
that's why he's world-renowned while you're sitting at home with your nose
in this book, reading about his exploits." Yes, Hieronymus knew all
there was to know. When he stepped on a bug, he realized that it
had a kind of squishiness. So, he set out to categorize different
levels of squishiness. He stepped on a lot of bugs! But then
he found something that he may just never be able to figure out.
A single hair is found and it doesn't match any of the 36 million hairs
in his collection. Can he possibly find out where the hair came from?
Will he remain the most renowned scholar in the world?
Learning and scholarship -- Fiction.
Voyages and travels -- Fiction.
Hair -- Fiction.
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