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The Mysterious Benedict Society - Trenton Lee Stewart, Carson Ellis
The Mysterious Benedict Society
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Dozens of children respond to this peculiar ad in the newspaper and are then put through a series of mind-bending tests, which readers take along with them. Only four children-two boys and two girls-succeed. Their challenge: to go on a secret mission that only the most intelligent and inventive... show more
Dozens of children respond to this peculiar ad in the newspaper and are then put through a series of mind-bending tests, which readers take along with them. Only four children-two boys and two girls-succeed. Their challenge: to go on a secret mission that only the most intelligent and inventive children could complete. To accomplish it they will have to go undercover at the Learning Institute for the Very Enlightened, where the only rule is that there are no rules. But what they'll find in the hidden underground tunnels of the school is more than your average school supplies. So, if you're gifted, creative, or happen to know Morse Code, they could probably use your help.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780316057776 (0316057770)
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
Pages no: 492
Edition language: English
Series: The Mysterious Benedict Society (#1)
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Reading For The Heck Of It
Reading For The Heck Of It rated it
5.0 The start of an adventure
I have really been enjoying the exploration of my library's middle grade fiction section. For the most part, I just grabbed books from the shelves that had interesting covers. This led me to The Mysterious Benedict Society by Trenton Lee Stewart with illustrations by Carson Ellis (I told you she'd b...
An Un-Calibrated Centrifuge
An Un-Calibrated Centrifuge rated it
4.0 The Mysterious Benedict Society
I zipped through the beginning of the book, but the ending took a while to finish. I don't remember having trouble reading any of the books the first time around. Not sure what happened this time (I did feel like there was a lot of telling... maybe that was part of it). But I like the characters so ...
Books Read, Not Necessarily Well
Books Read, Not Necessarily Well rated it
2.0 The Mysterious Benedict Society
Eeeeeh. I can see why the series has become so popular with children, but then children do like to be talked down to and like their characters broadly defined by one or two - one or two only - characteristics and have villains with vague, improbable plans that are easily foiled. In other words, The ...
Dang Rover: Cover to Cover
Dang Rover: Cover to Cover rated it
4.0 #TheMysteriousBenedictSociety: Finally, a good middle grade story! It's about time...
It's so hard to find really good middle grade books. In an effort to write a story that is "on their level," most of them are poorly written, have overly simplistic plots, and canned, characterless characters. At last, I've found one that dares to assume our kids aren't stupid! The Mysterious ...
A Bit Bookish
A Bit Bookish rated it
4.0
The Mysterious Benedict Society gave me hope for future generations in the way that Matilda probably gave adults hope for my generation. The story is told Harry Potter-style, through the eyes of Reynie Muldoon - a kind-hearted and intelligent kid who actually reminded me a little bit of Harry Potter...
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