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Through the Medicine Cabinet (Zack Files #2)

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One minute I was looking for my retainer in the bathroom. The next, I was staring at a boy who looked just like me. And I don't mean my reflection! What's going on here?

Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 8/6/1996 Pages: 64 Reading Level: Age 7 and Up
Paperback, 64 pages
Published August 6th 1996 by Grosset & Dunlap (first published January 1st 1996)
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Terry Ma
Jan 28, 2013 Terry Ma rated it really liked it
This book was about Zack when he open his medicine cabinet, he saw another him. But when he open again, there was nothing in it. He started adventure of finding other him. He discovered that he can go through other universal by a medicine cabinet. He saw another him in other universal. Also he saw another dad in other universal. Also his dad know about the other him. Zack knew a new friend which is the other him.

The reason why I like this book because it is a fantasy and a funny book, which i
Dec 11, 2013 Sally added it
It's one of book in series of Zack files. It's fantasy book called ' Through the Medicine Cabinet' by Dan Greedburg. Most of it is fun story and impossible episode. Here is one character who named Zack got many impossible episode.

One day, Zack was looking for his retainer . It was usually in medicine cabinet, so he just opened it. Then he saw him from medicine cabinet! he was surprised so he close it. Next day,he saw him again. Then he asked him, what's you name, where you live etc like this. b
Julie Decker
Aug 12, 2014 Julie Decker rated it it was ok
Zack is a regular kid, but his situations are anything but ordinary. This series with lots of light intersections into the paranormal, supernatural, and fantastical is good for an occasional, not-too-serious laugh. In this one, Zack stumbles into a parallel dimension while looking for his retainer. Somehow his medicine cabinet opens into another world that's just like his except everyone's kind of cooler than him and everything's better. Where the heck is that retainer?

The books are short, easy
Inaba Rina
May 19, 2013 Inaba Rina rated it really liked it
-The Zack Files/Dan Greenburg level 2.8
-Time:05/16=30 minutes;05/19=60 minures
-7 words summary:medicine cabinet-parallel-went-similar-change-strange-went back
-Disscution question:
1,If you met a person who similar to you, what do you feel?
*I feel strange and it is very scarly.

It is interesting book because there is a person who similar to zack in the medicine cabinet! I undersatnd Zack met the person in the street but why the person lived there. If I were Zack, I moved out of my house.
Aug 20, 2008 Swankivy rated it it was ok
Being the kids' department head when I worked at a bookstore, I saw these books a lot in my chapter books section and decided to see if they were any good so I could decide whether to recommend them to others. They had a surprising amount of somewhat off-color jokes in them, but other than that they were cute but nothing super-special. I just read a few during my lunch break; they take about ten minutes to read.
Apr 20, 2009 Brian rated it really liked it
Zack files is easily one of my favorite series. I felt like reading this bought me back to the old days when I use to love these books in elementary school. Zack goes through many weird journeys and I find it interesting that he eventually finds his way out of it. I definitely enjoyed reading this book and i would recommend it to anyone who enjoys a quick read and likes mystery books.
Haruna Okutsu
May 13, 2013 Haruna Okutsu rated it it was ok
Dan Greenburg Though the Medicine Cabinet level 2.8
05/13 = 60 minutes
retainer-cabinet-opening day-father-parallei universe
What Zake looked for?
He looked for his retainer.
This story was very fun.
Zake and Zeke changed.
Many years ago their father changed,too.
I like this stories!
Icould understand!
Mar 28, 2012 Jj rated it it was amazing
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Dan Greenburg books are very easy and interesting read. I really enjoyed the story line. I always enjoy every character of the book. I love the very descriptive details and the realistic of the little boy and his adventures. This book is great, exciting, and extraordinary. And a good sense.
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Sep 10, 2016 Sophia 초록열쇠 rated it really liked it
I thought this might not be easy to read, but
my son really enjoys this book, too!
I asked me to get more of the Zack Files. ^^
Feb 19, 2008 Heidi rated it really liked it
Another good 3rd grade read about a boy who meets his twin from a parallel universe in the medicine cabinet.
Alia  GoinHam
so far it's about a boy that............ oh why am i telling you the story who got to read it's a mystery.............................
Olatunji Coleman
zack meets zeke his double when zack crosses to zeke universe zeke crosses to zacks will zack be able to make it back in his universe or will he have to stay in newer york for 32 years
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