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Charlie Thorne and the Last Equation: Charlie Thorne, Book 1

By Carrie Kingsley, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Nonstop adventure, science, and young genius in fun mystery.

Book Stuart Gibbs Mystery 2019
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Engaging characters with adventurous lives hook readers from the beginning of this mystery, and the fast-paced adventure and an engaging plot keep them engaged to the end. In Charlie Thorne and the Last Equation, math is everywhere, mysteries are to be solved, and 12-year-olds can be trusted with the world’s deadliest -- and most lucrative -- secret. It's a fun read, and it's so full of Einstein's theories that kids and adults can't help but come away with a better understanding of physics and history. On a personal level, Charlie's personal life is complicated, and her quest for the truth is a reminder that there's a fine line between good and evil in the world.

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