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Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's library

by Grabenstein, Chris,

Format: Print Book 2014
Availability: Available at 8 Libraries 13 of 15 copies
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Summary
Over 100 Weeks on the New York Times Bestseller List!
On 44 State Award Lists!

Discover what James Patterson calls "the coolest library in all the world" in this fun-filled, action-packed bestseller from the much-loved coauthor of I Funny and Max Einstein !

"A worthy successor to . . . Willy Wonka." -- Booklist, starred review

When Kyle learns that the world's most famous game maker, Luigi Lemoncello, has designed the town's new library and is having an invitation-only lock-in on opening night, he's determined to be there! But the tricky part isn't getting into the library--it's getting out. Because when morning comes, the doors stay locked. Kyle and the other kids must solve every clue and figure out every secret puzzle to find the hidden escape route!

Don't miss bonus content in the back of the book--extra puzzles, an author Q&A, and more! And look for the puzzle-packed sequels-- Mr. Lemoncello's Library Olympics, Mr. Lemoncello's Great Library Race, Mr. Lemoncello's All-Star Breakout Game, and Mr. Lemoncello and the Titanium Ticket !

"Full of puzzles to think about [and] puns to groan at . . . this solid, tightly plotted read is a winner for readers and game-players alike." -- Kirkus Reviews, starred review
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "*Starred Review* Here's an instantly engaging and wildly creative mystery that is sure to have readers looking at their humble local library in a new light. Mr. Lemoncello is an eccentric game designer who has just funded a very special new library in his hometown. In honor of the grand opening, Lemoncello has selected a dozen 12-year-olds to participate in an overnight lock-in event at the library. But when the kids wake up, they discover a new and unexpected game is afoot: whoever can find a way out of Mr. Lemoncello's library will win the grand prize. Avid readers will get a kick out of the references to classic and current children's literature as the kids solve clues to escape and win the game. Main character Kyle Keeley works hard to beat his nemesis, the conniving bully Charles Chilington, who constantly reminds everyone that he is always successful. As Lemoncello says, knowledge not shared remains unknown, and the group learns that working together just might be the key to solving the mystery. An ode to libraries and literature that is a worthy successor to the original madman riddle master himself, Willy Wonka.--Thompson, Sarah Bean Copyright 2010 Booklist"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Publisher's Weekly Review: "Librarians and English teachers will happily recommend this adventurous romp from Grabenstein (the Riley Mack books), which pays playful homage to books and libraries while engaging readers in a fast-paced competition involving research and reasoning skills. Twelve seventh-graders win a chance to spend an overnight lock-in previewing their town's new public library-it's a marvel of technological delights conceived by Luigi Lemoncello, the Willy Wonkalike founder of Mr. Lemoncello's Imagination Factory, which is a source for every kind of game imaginable. During the lock-in the winners, who include game-lover Kyle Keeley and a group of multicultural classmates with a mix of aptitudes and interests, are offered a further challenge: "Find your way out of the library using only what's in the library." The winner will become spokesperson for the Imag-ination Factory. Book lovers will relish the lavish sprinkling of book titles and references while puzzle fans will enjoy figuring out the clues. A lighthearted parody of reality survival shows, the book reinvigorates the debate over the Dewey Decimal system and traditional library skills while celebrating teamwork, perseverance, and clever wits. Ages 9-12. Agent: Eric Myers, the Spieler Agency. (June) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved."
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Additional Information
Subjects Libraries -- Juvenile fiction.
Books and reading -- Juvenile fiction.
Games -- Juvenile fiction.
Libraries -- Fiction.
Books and reading -- Fiction.
Games -- Fiction.
Publisher New York :2014
Edition First Yearling edition.
Other Titles Escape from Mister Lemoncello's library
Audience Ages 8-12; reading level 4.5.
Language English
Notes "A Yearling book."
Includes a Q & A with the author, a bonus puzzle and more.
Description 290 pages, 17 unnumbered pages ; 20 cm
ISBN 9780307931474
0307931471
9780525580379
0525580379
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