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Published by Dell in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Humorous stories.,
  • Schools -- Fiction.,
  • Humorous stories.,
  • Schools -- Fiction.

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The Great Brain faces the challenge of life at a strict Catholic boarding school with daring exploits and money-making schemes.

Edition Notes

Statementby John D. Fitzgerald. ;illustrated by Mercer Mayer
GenreFiction.
ContributionsMayer, Mercer, 1943-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.F
The Physical Object
Pagination164 p. :
Number of Pages164
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24208640M
ISBN 100440431131
ISBN 109780440431138
OCLC/WorldCa18456599

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Jul 23,  · The Great Brain at the Academy - Kindle edition by John D. Fitzgerald. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Great Brain at the Academy/5(34). The Great Brain at the Academy is the first time we see Tom without the filter or perspective of John, the narrator. John is still narrating (and is dramatic as ever, bless him), but it’s more of a “here’s what happened to Tom at school,” so most of the book is really third-person from Tom’s point of view/5. Jan 10,  · This fourth book in the series is a great combination of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and The Terrible Two series, and is perfect for fans of Roald Dahl. Everyone knew that Tom Fitzgerald, better known as the Great Brain, would get into trouble when he went off to boarding school at the strict Catholic Academy for Boys.5/5(4). The Great Brain Series. 8 primary works • 9 total works. Humorous historical fiction for children, ages Book 1. The Great Brain. by John D. Fitzgerald. · Ratings · Reviews · published · 32 editions. The Great Brain at the Academy. by John D. Fitzgerald.

Feb 09,  · This first book in the series is a great combination of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and The Terrible Two series, and is perfect for fans of Roald Dahl. The best con man in the Midwest is only ten years old. Tom, a.k.a., the Great Brain, is a silver-tongued genius with a knack for turning a profit/5. Jan 10,  · About The Great Brain at the Academy. This fourth book in the series is a great combination of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and The Terrible Two series, and is perfect for fans of Roald Dahl. Everyone knew that Tom Fitzgerald, better known as the Great Brain, would get into trouble when he went off to boarding school at the strict Catholic Academy for Boys. The Great Brain Series Found in Children’s Middle Grade Action & Adventure Books Set in the early s, these are the humorous tales of the Fitzgerald Brothers—especially Tom better known as The Great Brain, for his ability to come up with money- making schemes—and get into big trouble. The Great Brain books in order: The Great Brain More Adventures of the Great Brain. The Great Brain is Tom D. Fitzgerald, aged The story is told by J.D., a sometimes confounded but always admiring younger brother. Such people as Mr. Standish, the mean schoolmaster, regret the day they came up against The Great Brain.

The Great Brain Summary. It's in Adenville, Utah, a town of two thousand Mormons and five hundred Protestants. It's the year Utah becomes a state (not important to this story), the year the Fitzgerald family gets an indoor toilet, and the year Tom D., the middle Fitzgerald brother, realizes that using his Great Brain to help others makes him feel good even if he doesn't make a penny off it. book when he suggests that Tom may have seemed to change but he doubted that he really had. THE GREAT BRAIN AT THE ACADEMY LESSON 1. Chapters 1 – 2. 1. Why are Tom and Sweyn’s stories different from each other? THE GREAT BRAIN AT THE ACADEMY LESSON 5. Chapters 9 – 1. Why was Rory causing Tom so much trouble? Book Wizard; IMAGE NOT AVAILABLE. The Great Brain at the Academy. By Mercer Mayer, John D. Fitzgerald. Grades. T. The Great Brain rises to new levels of trickery and inventiveness when faced with the rigorous demands of a Catholic boarding school. The Great Brain rises to new levels of trickery and inventiveness when faced with the. In striving to enrich the lives of all readers, TeachingBooks supports the First Amendment and celebrates the right to read.