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From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 19,532 Ratings and 2,145 Reviews

Book Description
After reading this book, I guarantee that you will never visit the Metropolitan Museum of Art (or any wonderful, old cavern of a museum) without sneaking into the bathrooms to look for Claudia and her brother Jamie. They're standing on the toilets, still, hiding until the museum closes and their adventure begins. Such is the impact of timeless novels . . . they never leave us. E. L. Konigsburg wo... More
Book Information
PublisherCornerstone Books
BindingHardcover (76 editions)
Reading LevelYoung Adults
# of Pages183
ISBN-101557360367
ISBN-13978-1557360366
Publication Date04/1988
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About E.L. KONIGSBURG (Author) : E.L. KONIGSBURG is a published author and an illustrator of children's books. Some of the published credits of E.L. KONIGSBURG include View From Saturday, From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Fran... more
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11/18/2014 Lindsay Marchant

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2/3/2012 Valarie Budayr said: Five out of Five Stars.

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1/7/2012 Carrie Clickard said: Oh how I wanted to hide in the museum with the main character! This was the first book to make me say "Mom, when are we going to New York?" And I became a lifelong addict of Konigsburg's work.
tags: I recommend and I adore

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6/25/2011 Paloma Herrera said: A wonderful story when kids need to find their independence or if they feel abandond from their parents.

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9/1/2009 D. Murdoch

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6/23/2009 julia b tagged as: I recommend, I read

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11/14/2008 kim manning said: I was all set to go live in the museum after reading this book..I find myself still figuring out how to live in the museums we visit today
tags: I recommend, Inspired me, I read

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3/28/2008 Kelly Sonnack said: One of the books I remember the best from reading as a young girl. What a terrific and imaginative book!
tags: Inspired me

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3/21/2008 Angel Tudor said: Book List

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10/31/2007 Stephenie Hovland said: I read this again, for our school's book club. We had our meeting, and it was terrific. The kids were so excited about the activities we did to go with this book.
tags: I read, I'm reading

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8/31/2007 Elizabeth Bluemle tagged as: I Read

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4/15/2007 Little Willow tagged as: I Read, I Read

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4/5/2007 Little Willow tagged as: I Read, I Read

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1/11/2007 Tracy O'Daniel

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