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Out of Patience

Out of Patience

by Brian Meehl

Some folks have skeletons in their closets. The Waters' have toilets.

Jake is mortified by his dad's dream to open the American Toilet Museum. Toilets have caused enough turmoil in Patience, Kansas. Patience has been cursed for 129 years, since Jeremiah Waters installed the first flush toilet. The Dolphin Deluge Wash-Down Water Closet caused a stink, and since then Patience has been drying up like a cow pie in August. Jake wants out of Patience, especially when his dad gets a relic for his museum, triggering the curse's last promise: "The day the Plunger of Destiny returns to Patience, the final destruction begins!" Can Jake save Patience by discovering what happened when Jeremiah last sat on the Dolphin Deluge Wash-Down Water Closet?

Ages
11, 12, 13
Interest Level
Grades 6 - 8
Grade Level Equivalent
4.3
Lexile Measure
770L
DRA
40
Guided Reading
R
Publisher
Delacorte Press Books for Young Readers
Number of Pages
304
Genre
Comedy and Humor

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Brian Meehl

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