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The mysterious Benedict Society

Author: Trenton Lee Stewart; Carson Ellis
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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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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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Science fiction
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Trenton Lee Stewart; Carson Ellis
ISBN: 9780316057776 0316057770 9781439512050 1439512051
OCLC Number: 66392644
Description: 485 p. : ill. ; 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 Trent Lee Stewart ; illustrated by Carson Ellis.
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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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a perplexing book with adventures

by malardducks (WorldCat user published 2012-11-08) Excellent Permalink

this book is one of the best books i ever read. at first i thought it was booring (from the cover, that is), but it's actually super awesome!!! ;P this book (in my opinion) is the best out of the first three. this book has an adventure with a kid-sense in it. READ TRENTON STEWART'S OTHER BOOKS!!!!!<3

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Mysterious benedict society fan

by cameron.e (WorldCat user published 2008-03-03) Excellent Permalink
The book The Mysterious Benect Society is a very great book. Atfirst when I saw the cover I didn't think I would like it. But I waswrong. you sould most defenetly read this book. -cameron ermert
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