Author(s): Jennifer Chambliss Bertman
Could books hidden through the Book Scavenger game be linked to an arsonist's web of destruction? Find out in theNew York Times-bestselling second book in the action packedBook Scavengerseries by Jennifer Chambliss Bertman.
Mr. Quisling is definitely up to something mysterious, and Emily and James are on high alert. First, there's the coded note he drops at a book event. Then they uncover a trail of encrypted messages in Mark Twain-penned books hidden through Book Scavenger. What's most suspicious is that each hidden book triggers a fire.
As the sleuthing friends dig deeper, they discover Mr. Quisling has been hunting a legendary historical puzzle: the Unbreakable Code. This new mystery is irresistible, but Emily and James can't ignore the signs that Mr. Quisling might be the arsonist. The clock is ticking as the fires multiply, and Emily and James race to crack the code of a lifetime.
This sequel to the popular middle-gradeBook Scavengerseries is perfect for book-lovers who enjoy a thrilling adventure and a good mystery.
A Christy Ottaviano Book
Praise forThe Unbreakable Code:
ANew York Timesbestseller
A Junior Library Guild Selection
"Brisk, bookish good fun for puzzle and code lovers." --Kirkus Reviews
Books in the Book Scavenger series:
The Unbreakable Code
Could the books hidden through Book Scavenger contain clues to the arson fires plaguing the city? Find out in book 2 of the much-anticipated Book Scavenger series.
Jennifer Chambliss Bertman was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area. She holds an MFA in creative writing and has worked for literary agencies, magazines, educational publishers, and as a freelance copyeditor and proofreader. She is the author of Book Scavenger.