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The Mysterious Benedict Society - Trenton Lee Stewart. Reviewed (and drawn) by Banana Girl (9)

Reynie Muldoon is an orphan. His life is pretty grim, and he is often teased by the other orphans in the orphanage. His life doesn’t have much point, apart from Miss Perumal, his smiling tutor. 328 more words

Children's Books

The Mysterious Benedict Society

Children’s literature, to my thinking, is always about fairy tale, what with its good-vs-evil idea, black-and-white characters, and happy ending eternity. That’s pretty much what I perceive the genre to be. 754 more words


Book Review: The Mysterious Benedict Society

The Mysterious Benedict Society

Trenton Lee Stewart

Little, Brown and Company, 2007

Plot Overview

When hundreds of children respond to an advertisement in the paper, seeking gifted or talented children, almost all who respond are turned aside by a series of brain-numbing tests.  348 more words

Book Reviews

Greg Pierce - Developer

Greg Pierce is the developer for Agile Tortoise, the shop behind the apps Drafts, Terminology, and Tally. These are his good things.

Good things to read. 315 more words

The Mysterious Benedict Society

I read The Mysterious Benedict Society with one of my daughters not long ago. We were looking for a book we could read together and chose this one because it’s story appealed to both of us despite our age difference. 295 more words