Escape From Mr. Lemoncello's Library

Escape From Mr. Lemoncello's Library

Book - 2013
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"Twelve-year-old Kyle gets to stay overnight in the new town library, designed by his hero (the famous gamemaker Luigi Lemoncello), with other students but finds that come morning he must work with friends to solve puzzles in order to escape"--
Publisher: New York : Random House, [2013], ©2013
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780375870897
037587089X
Branch Call Number: J
Characteristics: 291 pages :,illustrations ;,22 cm

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What do you get when you cross the world's best gaming system, a scavenger hunt, an eccentric billionaire, and a bunch of kids locked in a library? We're not telling! Read the book and find out!


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AndreaG_KCMO Jan 14, 2020

I've read middle-grade books that are more inventive and carefully planned (The Extremely Inconvenient Adventures of Bronte Mettlestone/The Mysterious Benedict Society), but I still enjoyed the kiddos' adventures in the library--and the prolific literary references, obviously. Imaginative technology integration could be a draw for some readers.

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minhphuc
Dec 23, 2019

I loved this book! It's so funny and adventuruos!

everyone should read thisbook1

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Eberle07
Jul 30, 2019

This is an amazing book. i have read it over 10 times now and i never get tired of it. if this was the only book i could read for the rest of my life, i would be happy!! if you loved this book, you have to check out the rest of the series, including the new book 4! We need to start a fan club here guys!! Give me a like if you are in!!

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indigo_falcon_168
Jul 08, 2019

A wonderful read! Chris Grabenstien really keeps you on your toes.

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patty732010
May 31, 2019

I love this book I read it every summer reading program five star I read over 8 times.Five star

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Monarch_47
Apr 10, 2019

Loved the book!

Maybe it's my love for libraries showing through, but this book was awesome. An overnight lock-in in a tricked-out library made by a billionaire gamemaker? I'm so there. There are hover boots to wear to reach the books on the top shelf! Robots to answer reference questions! Puzzles to solve before morning! It's like if Willy Wonka was into books and trivia instead of candy. I actually listened to this on audiobook and it was fantastic! — Baileigh F., Walker Library

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siboneyleeculham
Dec 11, 2018

IT WAS WONDERFUL!!!! I really liked it, it was suggested to me as a good book for Ravenclaws* so I tried it out and voila! It is now apart of my favorite books which includes: HARRY POTTER, Percy Jackson, Spy School, and more! :)
*If you don't know what Ravenclaws are than read Harry Potter! :)

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cdpostma
Nov 19, 2018

this book is amazing!!! i love this book so much i holded for the great library race and olympics i reccomend this book for anyone who loves puzzles

Gina_Vee Oct 09, 2018

This was actually a really good book! I feel like there can be a fan club based off of this!

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indigo_falcon_168
Jul 08, 2019

indigo_falcon_168 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 6 and 92

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patty732010
May 31, 2019

patty732010 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 6 and 12

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Monarch_47
Apr 10, 2019

Monarch_47 thinks this title is suitable for 9 years and over

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AlexMulder
Jan 03, 2019

AlexMulder thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 7 and 12

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siboneyleeculham
Dec 11, 2018

siboneyleeculham thinks this title is suitable for All Ages

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indigo_badger_176
Sep 01, 2018

indigo_badger_176 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 10 and 30

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Hiny
Jul 21, 2018

Hiny thinks this title is suitable for 7 years and over

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red_dog_13849
Jan 11, 2018

red_dog_13849 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 8 and 13

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readingfairy1
Jun 26, 2017

readingfairy1 thinks this title is suitable for 11 years and over

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kh6041
Dec 16, 2016

kh6041 thinks this title is suitable for 9 years and over

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Monarch_47
Apr 10, 2019

In this book, 12-year-old Kyle Keeley gets to do an escape room in the brand new library, built by master game maker Luigi Lemoncello.

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burgundy_coyote_59
Mar 27, 2018

In this story an average boy tries to get ungrounded and goes to a famous gamer's new library. He gets trapped with 11 other participants and they get out by solving riddles and clues and working together.

PImaLib_EvaO May 06, 2015

Taking place in a library the several children are selected to spend the night at the library based on an essay that they turned in. The children are involved in several challenges in the library only to find out that the biggest challenge of all is to find a way out of the library....

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readingfairy1
Jul 03, 2017

"Knowledge not shared remains unknown." ~ Mr. Lemoncello

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readingfairy1
Jul 03, 2017

THOSE WHO KNEW WHERE TO LOOK HAVE SOLVED EVERY PUZZLE IN THE BOOK

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