The Mysterious Benedict Society by Trenton Lee Stewart

Four gifted children, Reynie, Sticky, Kate, and Constance, are put together in a team they call The Mysterious Benedict Society after their leader, Mr. Benedict. The children must infiltrate a school run by the evil Mr. Curtain in order to stop Mr. Curtain from taking over the world and erasing minds.

The Mysterious Benedict Society is smart and fun, full of puzzles and brainteasers. The children are very relatable. The characters are well developed. It’s a long book, but it doesn’t seem so long while reading it because so much of it is very exciting and fast-paced. I read it aloud to my 8 and 10 year old boys and their only complaint was that the chapters were almost always cliffhangers and I would only read them one or two chapters per night. I highly recommend this book to adults and children alike!

5 (out of 5) Stars

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