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Title The sixty-eight rooms / Marianne Malone ; illustrations by Greg Call.
Imprint New York : Random House, ©2010.


 Children's  F M2976s    AVAILABLE
Edition 1st ed.
Description 274 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Note "A Junior Library Guild selection"--Jacket flap.
Accelerated Reader RP MG 5.2 9.0 135908.
Accelerated Reader AR MG 5.2 9.0 135908.
730L Lexile.
730 Lexile.
A Junior Library Guild selection.
Gift of Albert Wong & Pamela Herron.
Subject Art Institute of Chicago -- Juvenile fiction.
Miniature rooms -- Juvenile fiction.
School field trips -- Juvenile fiction.
Magic -- Juvenile fiction.
Art Institute of Chicago -- Fiction.
Miniature rooms -- Fiction.
School field trips -- Fiction.
Size -- Fiction.
Magic -- Fiction.
Art Institute of Chicago.
Miniature rooms.
School field trips.
Art Institute of Chicago -- Fiction.
Miniature objects -- Fiction.
Field trips -- Fiction.
Size -- Fiction.
Magic -- Fiction.
Genre Fiction.
Juvenile works.
Contents A better-than-average field trip -- What Jack found -- Ruthie braves it -- Mr. Bell -- A second attempt -- The plan -- Mrs. McVittie -- Jack's idea -- Sophie -- Attacked! -- A voice from the past -- The uses of duct tape -- A boy named Thomas -- A wish fulfilled -- A surprising discovery -- Detective work and ringing bells -- A dusty old shop -- Solved! -- Something left behind.
Summary Ruthie thinks nothing exciting will ever happen to her until her sixth-grade class visits the Art Institute of Chicago, where she and her best friend Jack discover a magic key that shrinks them to the size of gerbils and allows them to explore the Thorne Rooms--the collection of sixty-eight miniature rooms from various time periods and places--and discover their secrets.
Other Author Call, Greg, illustrator.