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Papa's mechanical fish  Cover Image Book Book

Papa's mechanical fish / Candace Fleming ; pictures by Boris Kulikov.

Fleming, Candace. (Author). Kulikov, Boris, 1966- (illustrator.).

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780374399085
  • ISBN: 0374399085
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Farrar Strauss Giroux, 2013.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Publisher, publishing date and paging may vary.
"Margaret Ferguson books."
Citation/References Note:
HB 2013 no.3
KR 5/13 no.1
PW 5/13 no.1
SLJ 5/13
Summary, etc.:
In the summer of 1851, with encouragement and ideas provided by his family, an inventor builds a working submarine and takes his family for a ride. Includes notes about Lodner Phillips, the real inventor on whom the story is based.
Target Audience Note:
AD480L Lexile
Decoding demand: 80 (high) Semantic demand: 93 (very high) Syntactic demand: 50 (medium) Structure demand: 86 (very high) Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR LG 2.1 0.5 158923.
Subject: Phillips, L. D. (Lodner Darvontis), 1825-1869 > Juvenile fiction.
Inventors > Juvenile fiction.
Families > Juvenile fiction.
Submarines (Ships) > Juvenile fiction.

Available copies

  • 17 of 17 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at De Soto.


  • 0 current holds with 17 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
De Soto Public Library E STEAM Fleming (Text) 33858000086210 Easy Available -

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