Jeremy Fink and the Meaning of Life

Jeremy Fink and the Meaning of Life

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Just before his thirteenth birthday, Jeremy Fink receives a keyless locked box--set aside by his father before his death five years earlier--that purportedly contains the meaning of life.
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown, 2008, c2006
Edition: 1st pbk. ed. --
ISBN: 9780316058490
0316058491
Branch Call Number: J FIC Mass 3558jv 1
Characteristics: 289 p

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maroon_ferret_23
Nov 02, 2016

Loved how his dad went through a lot to set up this plan! As you flip each page, you will find yourself wanting more.

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tikirose
Jul 15, 2016

Recommended to me by a friend, this book turned out to be a great read aloud for my 5th and 6th graders.

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mvonhahn
Nov 30, 2015

this was the most amazing book i have ever read. I spent a whole weekend reading it!
I recomend it for 10 and up!
#bestbookever

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cupcake_258
Jun 23, 2015

i hated how the ending was so lame, but other than that the book was fun and interesting.

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sdceng1
Aug 02, 2014

I loved this book , it was so touching and interesting . The relationships and everything , with the quotes too .

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blue_bear_1243
May 27, 2014

i thought it was nice and cool that his dad put all of this together for him that's a awesome dad.

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CAT_200
Jan 05, 2013

A really exciting read

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SilverSparrow
May 20, 2012

I loved this book- it was really touching and interesting.
I loved all the relationships and people Jeremy and Lizzy met...
I got some really fantastic quotes for my quote book out of it too, which is so exciting!
I loved this book!

olson_ys Feb 20, 2012

Twelve-year-old Jeremy Fink has received an early birthday present from his dead father; a wooden box apparently containing the meaning of life. Confused? So is he. Before he died, Jeremy’s father arranged for the box to be given to him on his thirteenth birthday. The problem is that the box cannot be opened without the specific keys made for it and those keys, it seems, have gone missing. Thrilled to receive this final gift from his father and desperate to open it in time for his birthday, Jeremy enlists the help of his best friend Lizzie to help him search. The two friends may be as different as night and day but together they embark on an exciting, and often very frustrating, journey through flea markets, talent shows, abandoned offices and even the New York subway. Their goal may be finding those four keys but along the way they learn a little something about themselves, the world around them and, ultimately, the real meaning of life.

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goldengazelle
Jul 12, 2011

Interesting book. It was a really relaxing read. Would recommend it to anyone who wants a relaxing but interesting read.

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Brown_Snake_7 Jul 16, 2014

“Reach for the stars and even if you miss you will land among the stars”

Brown_Snake_7 Jul 16, 2014

“Maybe some things aren't meant to be known. maybe there just meant to be accepted.”

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