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Mr. Lemoncello's Library Olympics

by Chris Grabenstein

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[Forgot to write a review at the time. I remember liking this, but not much else about it. There is a third book in this series as of October 2017.] ( )
  JennyArch | Nov 14, 2017 |
Sequel to Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library. This time, instead of a local group of children, kid teams from all across America compete in an Olympic-style setting for medals related to book-based puzzle and competitions. Fun literature references made throughout competition. Excellent moral lessons made, but not too preachy. ( )
  deslivres5 | Jul 11, 2017 |
great fun ( )
  Deborahrs | Apr 15, 2017 |
I liked this second book a lot… maybe even more than the first? I felt like the puzzles and games were more involved, or perhaps just better written than the first book, because I felt very into the story. There was some suspense, and it will definitely engage middle grade readers. ( )
  howifeelaboutbooks | Dec 26, 2016 |
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  Lvkidsbooks | Nov 11, 2016 |
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For Sunshine Cavalluzzi, Sid Reischer, Stacey Rattner, and all the awesome parents, teachers, and librarians who do so much to make reading fun.

And in memory of Rosanna Macrina, the longtime librarian at P.S. 10 in Brooklyn, who inspired so many children and one author who was very lucky to have met her.
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Just about every kid in America wished they could be Kyle Keeley.
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0553510401, Hardcover)

The much-anticipated, puzzle-packed sequel to the New York Times bestselling, award-winning ESCAPE FROM MR. LEMONCELLO’S LIBRARY!
 
Welcome, boys and girls, readers of all ages, to the first-ever Library Olympiad! Kyle and his teammates are back, and the world-famous game maker, Luigi Lemoncello, is at it again!
 
This time Mr. Lemoncello has invited teams from all across America to compete in the first ever LIBRARY OLYMPICS. Will it be fun? Like the commercials say. . . HELLO? It’s a Lemoncello! But something suspicious is going on . . . books are missing from Mr. Lemoncello’s library. Is someone trying to CENSOR what the kids are reading?! In between figuring out mind-boggling challenges, the kids will have to band together to get to the bottom of this mystery.
 
Now it’s not just a game—can Mr. Lemoncello find the real defenders of books and champions of libraries? Packed with puzzles, clues, and thrilling surprises, this is a deliciously fun, action-packed sequel to the New York Times bestselling Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library. Let the games begin!
 
Praise for Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library:
“Pick up Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library for your kids and discover the coolest library in the world.” —James Patterson
 
*”An ode to libraries and literature that is a worthy successor to the original madman puzzle-master himself, Willy Wonka.” —Booklist, Starred
 
“A winner for readers and game-players alike.” —Kirkus Reviews, Starred
 
An ALA-ALSC Notable Children’s Book
 
Nominated for 21 state lists and counting!
Arizona 2016 Grand Canyon Reader Award
Missouri Mark Twain Readers Award
Pennsylvania Young Reader’s Choice Award
Georgia Children’s Book Award
Florida Sunshine State Young Reader Award
Utah Beehive Book Award
Vermont Dorothy Canfield Fisher Book Award
Hawaii Nene Book Award
North Dakota Flicker Tale Children’s Book Award
New Hampshire Great Stone Face Book Award
Tennessee Volunteer State Book Award
Winner of the Ohio Buckeye Children’s and Teen Book Award
Michigan Great Lakes Great Books Award
Maine Student Book Award
South Carolina Children’s Book Award
Maryland Black-Eyed Susan Book Award
Rhode Island Children’s Book Award
Nebraska Golden Sower Award
Kansas William Allen White Kansas State Award
Virginia Readers’ Choice
Colorado Children’s Book Award

(retrieved from Amazon Sat, 11 Jul 2015 00:41:19 -0400)

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