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The sixty-eight rooms

Author: Marianne Malone; Greg Call
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Ruthie thinks nothing exciting will ever happen to her until her sixth-grade class visits the Art Institute of Chicago, where she and her best friend Jack discover a magic key that shrinks them to the size of gerbils and allows them to explore the Thorne Rooms--the collection of sixty-eight miniature rooms from various time periods and places--and discover their secrets.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marianne Malone; Greg Call
ISBN: 9780375857102 0375857109 9780375857119 0375857117 9780375957109 0375957103
OCLC Number: 298324287
Notes: "A Junior Library Guild selection"--Jacket flap.
Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection
Description: 274 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: A better-than-average field trip --
What Jack found --
Ruthie braves it --
Mr. Bell --
A second attempt --
The plan --
Mrs. McVittie --
Jack's idea --
Sophie --
Attacked! --
A voice from the past --
The uses of duct tape --
A boy named Thomas --
A wish fulfilled --
A surprising discovery --
Detective work and ringing bells --
A dusty old shop --
Solved! --
Something left behind.
Responsibility: Marianne Malone ; illustrations by Greg Call.

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Ruthie thinks nothing exciting will ever happen to her until her sixth-grade class visits the Art Institute of Chicago, where she and her best friend Jack discover a magic key that shrinks them to the size of gerbils and allows them to explore the Thorne Rooms--the collection of sixty-eight miniature rooms from various time periods and places--and discover their secrets.

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