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The unbreakable code

by Bertman, Jennifer Chambliss,

Format: Print Book 2017
Availability: Available at 17 Libraries 17 of 19 copies
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Andrew Carnegie Free Library Juvenile Fiction j FIC BERTMA
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Bethel Park Public Library Juvenile Fiction juv BERTMAN Jennifer
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Bridgeville Public Library Public Library Children's Fiction JUV FIC BER
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Carnegie Free Library of Swissvale Children's Mystery J M Ber bk.2
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Carnegie Library of Homestead Children Fiction J FIC Bert
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Jefferson Hills Public Library Juv Fiction J FIC BER
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Monroeville Public Library Juvenile Fiction J BERTMAN JENNIFER
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Moon Township Public Library Juvenile Fiction JF BERTMAN Jennifer
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Mt. Lebanon Public Library Children's Fiction j BERTMAN Jennifer
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Northern Tier Regional Library Juvenile J FIC BERTM
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Northland Public Library Children's Fiction J FIC BERTMAN
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Penn Hills Library Juvenile Fiction j BER
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Pleasant Hills Public Library Juvenile Juv Fic Ber
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Robinson Library Juvenile Fiction J FIC BERTMAN
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Sewickley Public Library Juvenile Fiction J F BER
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South Fayette Township Library Juvenile Fiction J FIC BER
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Summary
Mr. Quisling is definitely up to something mysterious, and Emily and James are on high alert. First, there's the coded note he drops at a book event. Then they uncover a trail of encrypted messages in Mark Twain-penned books hidden through Book Scavenger. What's most suspicious is that each hidden book triggers an arson fire. As the sleuthing friends dig deeper, they discover Mr. Quisling has been hunting a legendary historical puzzle: the Unbreakable Code. This new mystery is irresistible, but Emily and James can't ignore the signs that Mr. Quisling might be the arsonist. The clock is ticking as the arson fires multiply, and Emily and James race to crack the code of a lifetime. A Christy Ottaviano Book
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "While attending a bookstore party to celebrate the publication of the long-lost Edgar Allan Poe manuscript they discovered in Book Scavenger (2015), seventh-grade sleuths Emily and James notice their social studies teacher acting suspiciously. Their first case may be over, but suddenly they're on the trail again, investigating several individual mysteries that may or may not be connected: the coded message their teacher dropped, the legendary Mark Twain cipher, and a serial arsonist whose latest fire breaks out with Emily present. Age-appropriate literary allusions include Emily reading Zilpha Keatley Synder's The Egypt Game (1967) and James referring to a simple cipher as Nancy Drew level. Making extensive use of San Francisco history and locales, Bertman offers another involving chapter book in the Book Scavenger series, which offers a large, interesting cast of characters, plenty of challenges for code enthusiasts, and more complexity than most middle-grade mysteries. The appended author's note helps readers separate fact from fiction. Young readers captivated by these distinctive characters will be hoping for the series to continue.--Phelan, Carolyn Copyright 2017 Booklist"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Additional Information
Series Bertman, Jennifer Chambliss. Book scavenger ; 2.
#1 - Book scavenger
#2 - The Unbreakable code
Subjects Code and cipher stories -- Juvenile fiction.
Books and reading -- Juvenile fiction.
Publishers and publishing -- Juvenile fiction.
Code and cipher stories -- Fiction.
Books and reading -- Fiction.
Publishers and publishing -- Fiction.
Mystery and detective stories.
Adventure and adventurers -- Fiction.
San Francisco (Calif.) -- Juvenile fiction.
San Francisco (Calif.) -- Fiction.
Detective and mystery fiction.
Action and adventure fiction.
Publisher New York :2017
Edition First edition.
Contributors Watts, Sarah (Sarah Lynn), 1986- illustrator.
Language English
Notes "Christy Ottaviano books."
Description 353 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
ISBN 1627791167
9781627791168
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