“Escape From Mr. Lemoncello’s Library” by Chris Grabenstein – review by Miss Gael

“With other students, twelve-year-old Kyle gets to stay overnight in the new town library, designed by his hero (the famous game-maker, Luigi Lemoncello). Come morning he must work with friends to solve puzzles in order to escape.” Exciting, fun filled puzzle type mystery. Highly recommend!

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Zane and the Hurricane: A Story of Katrina by W. R. Philbrick

A twelve-year-old boy and his dog become trapped in New Orleans during the horrors of Hurricane Katrina.

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Last Shot: A Final Four Mystery by John Feinstein

After winning a basketball reporting contest, eighth-graders Stevie and Susan Carol are sent to cover the Final Four tournament, where they discover that a talented player is being blackmailed into throwing the final game.

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Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library by Chris Grabenstein

“With other students, twelve-year-old Kyle gets to stay overnight in the new town library, designed by his hero (the famous game-maker, Luigi Lemoncello). Come morning he must work with friends to solve puzzles in order to escape.”

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