The Wright 3

The Wright 3

Chasing Vermeer Series, Book 2

eBook - 2012
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From the New York Times-bestselling team behind Chasing Vermeer comes another thought-provoking art mystery featuring Frank Lloyd Wright's Robie house—now in After Words paperback!Spring semester at the Lab School in Hyde Park finds Petra and Calder drawn into another mystery when unexplainable accidents and ghostly happenings throw a spotlight on Frank Lloyd Wright's Robie House, and it's up to the two junior sleuths to piece together the clues. Stir in the return of Calder's friend Tommy (which creates a tense triangle), H.G. Wells's The Invisible Man, 3-D pentominoes, and the hunt for a coded message left behind by Wright, and the kids become tangled in a dangerous web in which life and art intermingle with death, deception, and surprise.
Publisher: 2012.
ISBN: 9780545362320
Characteristics: 1 online resource
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stplchildren Aug 03, 2017

I loved reading this book again for the 2017 Battle of the Books at our library. I lived in Chicago for a few years and I worked at the Blackstone Branch Library for two years, which is in the Hyde Park neighborhood. Petra, Tommy, and Calder could have been my patrons! This is a fun read for kids who like mysteries and puzzles.

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RogueJen
Aug 31, 2016

A very interesting story. I loved how information about Frank Lloyd Wright and the Wright house were worked into a curious mystery. I did find that some elements were a bit too implausible - not so much the supernatural bits, but the way some of the adults in the story acted and reacted to the kids. A fun read, though.

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blue_tiger_2407
Jul 22, 2014

It is very mysterious and creative. I like it because I like reading more about the same characters from Chasing Vermeer and I like mysteries.

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Meepster6299
Jul 13, 2014

I've read better. This book seems more for younger ages. There is a bit of a mystery yet it isn't quite catching. Perhaps you will like this book but I recommend this book for kids in elementary school.

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sharonkadet
Jul 22, 2008

I liked this book. I thought it was cool how 6th graders could save a house from being torn down. I think it was exciting how they found weird clues to lead them to saving the Robie House. My favorite part is when they go to the museum and follow Mr. Dare and Ms. Hussey.

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Jul 13, 2014

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Orange_Cat_155 thinks this title is suitable for 11 years and over

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