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The mysterious Benedict Society

Author: Trenton Lee Stewart; Carson Ellis
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
Summary:
After passing a series of mind-bending tests, four children are selected for a secret mission that requires them to go undercover at the Learning Institute for the Very Enlightened, where the only rule is that there are no rules.
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Genre/Form: Children's stories
Adventure fiction
Science fiction
Adventure stories
Action and adventure fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Romans, nouvelles, etc. pour la jeunesse
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Trenton Lee Stewart; Carson Ellis
ISBN: 9780316057776 0316057770 9781439512050 1439512051 1905294573 190642702X 9781905294572 9781906427023 9780316003957 0316003956 9780316067799 0316067792 9780316265010 0316265012 9780316318150 0316318159
OCLC Number: 66392644
Awards: Lone Star Reading List, 2008-2009.
Description: 485 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Pencils, erasers, and disqualification --
Buckets and spectacles --
Squares and arrows --
The trouble with children or, why they are necessary --
The sender and the messages --
The men in the maze --
Codes and histories --
The thing to come --
The naming of the crew --
Nomansan Island --
Traps and nonsense --
Beware the Gemini --
Lessons learned --
People and places to be avoided --
Logical conclusions and miscalculations --
Poison apples, poison worms --
A surprising suggestion --
Tests and invitations --
Everything as it should be --
Of families lost and found --
Tactical cactupi --
Caught in the act --
The waiting room --
Punishments and promotions --
Half a riddle --
The whisperer --
Open sesame --
Practice makes perfect --
Know thine enemy --
A chess lesson --
The mouse in the culvert --
Sacrifices, narrow escapes, and something like a plan --
Bad news and bad news --
Sticky's discovery --
The Great Kate Weather Machine --
Stands and falls --
The best medicine --
Escapes and returns --
For every exit, an entrance.
Responsibility: written by Trenton Lee Stewart ; illustrated by Carson Ellis.
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When an advert appears in the newspaper for children to take part in a secret mission, children everywhere sit a series of odd tests. In the end, just Reynie, Kate, Sticky and Constance succeed. They  Read more...

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