The Mysterious Benedict Society and the Perilous Journey

Book review by Carrie R. Wheadon, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 9+

Positive lessons, but more danger than 1st book.

Parents say

age 9+

Based on 6 reviews

Kids say

age 9+

Based on 17 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 8+

Great book

Second in the series, still very adventurous, Scary a bit, because Mr. Curtain's,(Mr. Benedict's identical twin brother) soldiers known as Ten men because they can hurt their victim ten different ways. But still good. It does say the ten men curse, but it does not tell you what they said. The youngest member of the society, Constance, they find out she is psychic. Kate did attempt to throw a calulater/bomb at Mr. Curtain and his crew, (that the ten men had set),but then realizes that if she throws it at them, she is as bad as they are, so she through it in the ocean, instead. Another adventure with the society.

This title has:

Educational value
Great messages
Great role models
Too much violence
age 10+

Good series - like this author

My sons really enjoys this series. It is one of the few newer kids series that is actually appropriate for kids.

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