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Mark Jean, Christopher Carlson. He wasn’t sure what it would be like where he was going, but he knew it couldn’t be any worse than what he was leaving behind.

Mark Jean, Christopher Carlson. ted with corn and wheat. After a while, the hypnotic passing of the checkerboard landscape and the rhythmic sound of the bus tires on the road lulled him to sleep. This is where you get off, so. .Ernie woke with a start

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Ernie Banks, named for the legendary Chicago Cub shortstop, is a troubled, 13-year-old juvenile delinquent

Ernie Banks, named for the legendary Chicago Cub shortstop, is a troubled, 13-year-old juvenile delinquent. Ernie Banks, named for the legendary Chicago Cubs shortstop, is a troubled, thirteen-year-old juvenile delinquent. Abandoned on the doorstep of the Lakeside Home for Boys when he was three years old, he's now considered a "lifer," a permanent ward of the state.

Presentation on theme: "Puddlejumpers Author: Mark Jean and Christopher C. Carlson. 5 continued Joey is Ernie’s best friend at the end of the book. She learns how to take dares like Ernie. - Presentation transcript: 1 Puddlejumpers Author: Mark Jean and Christopher C. 2 setting Chicago Harvey's Farm, mine and House Russ’s farm and house The orphanage Wrigley field home of the Chicago Cubs In the tunnel home of the Puddlejumpers. 3 Characters Ernie Banks Shawn Harvey Halsapple Root Runnel Pav Coot Russ Dickey Cobb Joey Betty Rocky Harmon Mrs. McGrinty. She is also very nice and kind.

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Puddlejumpers by Mark Jean and Christopher Carlson. This was in the teen section at my library. I will say the plot did have some complexities but I stick with my younger age group for this book. I personally feel they should re-shelve in the middle grade area. This story was well put together, moved quickly and kept me reading. In the end, the main character, Ernie has to join with the puddlejumpers to save the town.

Puddlejumpers (2008). Mark Jean, Christopher Carlson. About book: The water rippled just before Root and Runnel vaulted feetfirst out of the puddle, landing like a secret between the furrows. Instead of shaking themselves dry, they rubbed the excess water into their chapped skin, cherishing the moisture. In these days of drought, there wasn’t another surface puddle within a hundred miles, and it had taken all their resources to make this one. The anxious Puddlejumpers knew it was dangerous to venture into the Up Above, but they felt it was a necessary risk. They sniffed cautiously in all directions before setting out.

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Ernie Banks, named for the legendary Chicago Cub shortstop, is a troubled, 13-year-old juvenile delinquent. Abandoned on the doorstep of the Lakeside Home for Boys when he was three years old, he’s now considered a “lifer,” a permanent ward of the state. His only proof that he once belonged to somebody is a vintage Ernie Banks baseball card, a crystal acorn he wears on a string around his neck, and a strange spiral birthmark on the bottom of his right foot. As a last reprieve before being sent to a juvenile detention facility, Ernie is allowed to spend three weeks on a working farm. When Ernie arrives at the home of Russ Frazier, he learns that the widower’s baby was kidnapped years before. The single piece of evidence was a red quilt found in a puddle in the nearby woods.Fascinated by the town’s famous “Quilt Baby” kidnapping, Ernie is determined to solve the case. He teams up with Joey, a local tomboy, to investigate clues that lead them on a dangerous journey into a forbidden world of dark secrets, magic puddles, and the cavernous underground kingdom of the Puddlejumpers— eleven-inch tall water creatures with whom Ernie has a mysterious connection.When destiny summons, Ernie must find the courage to save the Puddlejumpers from the Most Dark and lead them in battle against their mortal enemies. Only then can he find his way home.

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purchased for great nephew - one of my favorites and am passing it on. Book in good shape
This book was AMAZING. It had action, drama, suspense, and thrilling events. I think every one should read this. It was good reading this after finishing the latest book of the percy jackson books, Mark of Athena, so read this and you will be in love with this book. AUTHOR PLEASE WRITR ANOTHER ONE ON HOW HE MEETS WITH PUDDLE JUMPERS ONCE AGAIN , AND SHAWN' S LIFE ON THE FARM. I <3 this BOOK
Bought this book for a school assignment for 7th grader. They said it was a good story and would read more like it.
I listen to this in my car on my commute to work and my road rage has been considerably less. So imaginative and sweet. I love the readers voice. Heart wrenching begining, heart warming end
Ernie Banks was left on the doorstep of the Lakeside Home for Boys when he was just three years old. Now, ten years later, he's thirteen and well on his way to spending his life running from the law.

The one thing that irks him is that he knows he used to belong to someone. See, he came to Lakeside with a baseball card, an unusual crystal acorn necklace, and a weird spiral-shaped birthmark on his right foot. Out of desperation, Ernie is sent out to a farm in the middle of Nowhere, Illinois, in hopes that he will come back as a kid with a new attitude.

Here he meets an interesting mix of people. There's Russ Frazier, the owner; Joey, the girl who lives on the neighboring farm; and then there are the Holsapples. The Holsapples are a mean bunch of money-guzzling oil hordes who are trying to buy out all the farms in order to drill for oil. The Holsapples are pretty much ruining the small town. Then there's the horrendous drought that is causing everyone to lose hope... If only there was some way that everything could be fixed.

As Ernie learns more about the people of the small town, he also finds out that Russ' son was kidnapped ten years ago and was never found. What's even weirder is that Ernie feels familiar in Russ' house. A coincidence? Maybe! When Ernie is exploring one day he finds two Puddlejumpers, small people that live beneath puddles, and learns that he is their rainmaker. It is even prophesied that he will save them from their greatest enemy, the Troggs.

Will Ernie help save the Puddlejumpers? Will he find out about himself along the way?

This was a great book! I was absorbed into the action from the very beginning. While the book is geared more for middle grade readers, I definitely think anyone would get a kick out of it. I thought that the characters, especially Ernie, were well-developed and really had a sense of being. I also liked the premise of the story. I thought it was original and cute, plus the adventure in it was great.

At the beginning of the book there is what I would describe as a mini-story within the story. It tells the origins of the Puddlejumpers and about the kidnapping of Russ' son. I thought this section may have explained too much, since I found that a lot of the events in the book following this beginning were predictable, but there were definitely still a couple of things that took me by surprise. Overall, I really liked PUDDLEJUMPERS and think it would be a great book for readers of all levels. I think this book would be especially great for reluctant readers, as it incorporates a little bit of action, adventure, fantasy, and sports!! What more could you ask for?

Reviewed by: Tasha
Thirteen-year-old Ernie Banks has lived in a Chicago orphanage ever since he was discovered on its doorstep at age three. His origins are a mystery; all he has of his former life is an old baseball card, a strange spiral mark on his heel and an unusual crystal blue acorn that he wears on a string around his neck. As for his current situation, he seems to have taken it upon himself to personally torment Mrs. McGinty, the matron of the Lakeside Home for Boys. As a result, he's been in some sort of trouble ever since he arrived. Mrs. McGinty has finally had enough and suggests handing him over to the Youth Authorities, but the director gives Ernie one more chance to prove himself. He boards a bus to spend three weeks at an Illinois farm.

The first person he meets in the small town of Circle, Illinois, is Joey, the zesty, horseback-riding, next-door-neighbor gal. She gives him a lift on her horse to the home of Russ Frazier, his host for the next three weeks. Joey also fills him in on some of the local news, like how Russ had a son who was kidnapped years earlier. The town calls him the Quilt Baby, because all the authorities could find was his quilt laying next to a puddle in the woods. Intrigued, Ernie convinces Joey to help him solve the mystery of the missing child. Unfortunately, Ernie starts getting into trouble all over again and this time drags Joey with him. But all the trouble is worth it; Ernie can hardly believe the amazing creatures he discovers living right below his feet.

Puddlejumpers are tiny, magical creatures that stand about 11 inches tall. They dwell below ground, living in harmony with the earth. Sometimes they come to the surface by way of puddles, but not very often. They have to be careful of their enemies, the nasty, evil Troggs, who hunt down and enslave Puddlejumpers. But times are hard, with very few free Puddlejumpers left, and the land is drying up with so little rain. They turn to their ancient prophecy promising help from the Rainmaker to save their lives.

PUDDLEJUMPERS is a magical story woven together by Mark Jean and Christopher C. Carlson. They have ignited their imaginations full force, creating a fast-paced tale with an intriguing plot, incredible creatures and memorable characters. Their colorful descriptions bring the story to life, spiced up even more with their bizarre sense of humor ("Even from a distance, Chop could see their bloodshot eyes, scaly faces with puss-filled warts, and coarse hair covering their misshapen bodies. They were so ugly that as he stared at them, his eyes started to burn...Troggs had ten-foot-long tails with a big hairy nostril at the tip, enabling them to smell Puddlejumpers from a great distance.").

Jean and Carlson have worked together before, but this is their first middle grade novel. Their quickly growing fan base will be impatiently demanding more collaborative efforts from this talented pair.

--- Reviewed by Chris Shanley-Dillman, author of FINDING MY LIGHT and THE BLACK POND
Ernie Banks is the name of an orphan who has a strange circular birthmark on his foot and a crystal necklace shaped as an acorn. Ernie is known as a huge troublemaker in his orphanage. When he was told he couldn't attend a baseball game, he went anyway. The police found him, he was sent to Russ Frazier's farm. This was the last stop before going to the detention center for troubled youths.

Once there, Ernie finds out Russ had a son who was kidnapped when he was a baby. Russ's wife died giving birth, so he has no one left. Joey, a tomboy who helps Russ with his farm work, and Ernie decide to investigate. Ernie soon discovers his mysterious past and it has something to do with Russ's missing son.

My favorite part of this book was it was unpredictable. As soon as I was sure what was to happen next, the character surprised me by doing something different.
Puddlejumpers download epub
Literature & Fiction
Author: Christopher Carlson,Mark Jean
ISBN: 1423107594
Category: Teen & Young Adult
Subcategory: Literature & Fiction
Language: English
Publisher: Hyperion Books for Children; First Edition edition (April 1, 2008)
Pages: 336 pages