Mr. Lemoncello's Library Olympics
Children's - Grade 4-6, Age 9-11
278 pages ;
Make Way For BooksPacked with realistic and endearing characters this fast moving book will capture readers and have them hanging on every word. As the action twists and turns, readers witness the characters learning and growing as quickly and unexpectedly as the game they are playing. A fun read, this book provides lessons in friendship, integrity, and the importance of team in an authentic and engaging way. Reluctant readers and avid lovers of literature will find this book an exciting and irresistible read.
Publisher SummaryMr. Lemoncello has invited teams from all across America to compete in the first ever library olympics...but someone is trying to censor what the kids are reading.
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 theNew 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