Mr. Lemoncello's Library Olympics (Paperback)

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The New York Times bestselling, puzzle-packed sequel to the award-winning Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library by Chris Grabenstein, coauthor of I Funny, Treasure Hunters and other bestselling series with James Patterson!

 
Welcome, boys and girls, readers of all ages, to the first-ever Library Olympics! 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. But something suspicious is going on . . . books are missing from Mr. Lemoncello’s library. Is someone trying to censor what the kids are reading?! Now it’s not just a game—can Mr. Lemoncello find the real defenders of books and champions of libraries? In between figuring out mind-boggling challenges, the kids will have to band together to get to the bottom of this mystery.
 
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 Mr. Lemoncello’s Library Olympics

* An ILA-CBC Children's Choice
 
“Discover the coolest library in the world.” —JAMES PATTERSON
 
“This sequel is just as much of an adventure as the first entry. Lots of action and quirky humor will lead kids to do just what libraries encourage them to do: keep reading.” —The Washington Post

“This action-packed sequel is sure to delight. Another winning love letter to libraries and librarians that is sure to leave readers looking at their own library in a new light.” —Booklist
 
“Dewey like this? Of course, and so will upper-elementary and middle school readers and gamers alike.” —Kirkus Reviews

About the Author


Chris Grabenstein is the author of the New York Times bestselling Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library and The Island of Dr. Libris, as well as Welcome to Wonderland: Home Sweet Motel, coming in October 2016. He is also the coauthor of several bestselling series with James Patterson, including I Funny, Treasure Hunters, and House of Robots. Chris enjoys reading books—even when they’re banned. Chris lives in New York City with his wife, JJ, two cats, and a dog named Fred. Visit him online at chrisgrabenstein.com, and follow him on Facebook or on Twitter at @cgrabenstein.

Praise For…


Praise for Mr. Lemoncello’s Library Olympics

“Discover the coolest library in the world.” —JAMES PATTERSON
 
“This action-packed sequel is sure to delight. Another winning love letter to libraries and librarians that is sure to leave readers looking at their own library in a new light.” —Booklist
 
“Dewey like this? Of course, and so will upper-elementary and middle school readers and gamers alike.” —Kirkus Reviews
 
“A successful blend of mystery, adventure, and suspense, with a sizable cast of characters, in a wholly satisfying sequel that easily stands alone.” —School Library Journal
 
“This sequel is just as much of an adventure as the first entry. Likable (as well as a few non-likable) characters, along with lots of action and quirky humor will lead kids to do just what libraries encourage them to do: keep reading.” —The Washington Post
 
Praise for Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library

“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 37 state lists and counting, including:
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 Readers 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
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 Children’s Book Award
Virginia Reader’s Choice
Colorado Children’s Book Award
Product Details
ISBN: 9780553510423
ISBN-10: 0553510428
Publisher: Yearling
Publication Date: April 25th, 2017
Pages: 320
Language: English
Series: Mr. Lemoncello's Library