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The Mysterious Benedict Society

Written by Trenton Lee Stewart & illustrated by Carson Ellis
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Apr 1, 2008
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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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  • “If nothing else comes of this, at least you’re making friends. That’s more than you had yesterday.”
  • “All children get nervous on their first day at a new school, and all secret agents get nervous on the first day of a mission. Combine the two and your chances of nervousness are greatly increased.”
  • “Luck? I’ve been wishing you luck from the moment I met you. What I wish for you now is a miracle.”
  • “‘Finally,’ Mr. Curtain grumbled, his smile instantly vanishing, as fake smiles often do.”

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Who Wrote The Mysterious Benedict Society

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Trenton Lee Stewart

Trenton Lee Stewart is the author of the award-winning and New York Times bestselling Mysterious Benedict Society series. He lives in Little Rock, Arkansas.

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Who Illustrated The Mysterious Benedict Society

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Carson Ellis

Carson Ellis previously illustrated The Composer Is Dead by Lemony Snicket and Dillweed’s Revenge by Florence Parry Heide. She also collaborated with her husband, Colin Meloy, on the best-selling Wildwood series. Carson Ellis lives with her family outside Portland, Oregon.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9780316003957
Publication Date:
April 1, 2008
Word Count:
118460
Library of Congress Number (LCCN):
2006009925
WorldCat Number (OCLC):
994699206
ASIN/ISBN 10:
0316003956
Scholastic Level:
V
ATOS® Book Level:
5.6
Accelerated Reader® Points:
18.0
Accelerated Reader Quiz:
113801
Accelerated Reader Interest Level:
MG

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