Mr. Lemoncello's Library Olympics

Mr. Lemoncello's Library Olympics

eBook - 2016
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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.
Publisher: [S.I.] : Random House Children's Books, 2016
ISBN: 9780553510430
0553510436
0399556508
1467622257
0857988271
055351041X
0553510401
Characteristics: 1 online resource (278 pages) : illustrations
Call Number: eBook

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Erika_50
Oct 13, 2017

It wasn't as fun as the first book but I still enjoyed it! (The whole act thing at the end was too weird.) I read through it really quickly.
I found out that the next book, "Mr. Lemoncello's Great Library Race", was published 3 days ago (October 10th, 2017)!!! I definitely want to read it!

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chloesaar
Aug 24, 2017

This is a great sequel to Mr. Lemoncello's Library. Mr. Lemoncello is known for doing wacky things. So, why not have a Library Olympics!!! My favourite part was the riddles printed in the book. I liked it because I could stop and do the riddle. Kyle is a great team leader, He leads his team to victory even when they lost a few medals. The Twelfth game was a pretty cool treasure hunt. I loved this book and I think you should read it too! Can't wait for the next book!!!!!

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Reyna_Avila_Grace
Aug 08, 2017

A fun follow-up to Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library. This is definitely a book I'd recommend for ages 8-12 to get them into realizing that reading and libraries are fun (it would also make a great read-aloud for younger ages too). The plot revolved a lot more around the characters growth, rather than just puzzles this time, so kids probably would enjoy that, although as a 15-year-old I didn't find it particularly interesting. It seems like a small effort was made into having character development, but it really showed that this is geared toward children. The puzzles were still fun though, and I really liked how Grabenstein continued with all the literary references, and even included a list of all the books mentioned at the end. While teens and adults might not find this book very engaging, this is still a great book for kids 8-12 to read on their own, or 4-7 to have it read to them by parents. It has good messages about friendship, having a good attitude when losing, being kind to people who've wronged you, and the importance of honesty and correct information.

Mariangela_S Apr 29, 2016

Fun book! Felt like Hunger Games but participants united together for a great cause.

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orange_eagle_377
Apr 24, 2016

this is a awesome book and the predecessor is really good to. I highly recommend. Im Ezra Price and i won the 2016 virginia frank contest first place for 5th grade

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lochel08
Mar 01, 2016

This is a great follow up to Escape from Mr. Lemonchello's Library. It picks up where the first left off. I would recommend this book to anyone who loves puzzles and libraries.

If you read Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library you'll definitely want to read this sequel. Eight teams compete in 12 games that test their knowledge of riddles, puzzles, books and libraries...but is everyone playing fair?

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writermala
Feb 20, 2016

This book is sure to delight both kids and their parents - yes, parents I'd urge you to read it too. The book is about a futuristic Library and how several teams from across America compete in a "Library Olympiad."
The author sneaks in information about the Dewey Decimal system, good books, banned books amidst imaginative description of games and the result is a charming thriller.
I would recommend this book to all young readers.

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