Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library: Mr. Lemoncello's Library, Book 1

Book review by Mary Eisenhart, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 8+

Fun mystery about kids locked in library by wacky genius.

Parents say

age 8+

Based on 6 reviews

Kids say

age 8+

Based on 24 reviews

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age 6+
I really enjoyed these books and the main character has a lot of positive qualities.

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age 7+

Great book for children that like to play games

Great book. Team work, humor, other book reference like alice in wonderland, a wrinkle in time, the westing game, and a lot of other titles. If you enjoy games and puzzles, team work and reading you'll enjoy this book.

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