The Eye of Midnight

The Eye of Midnight

Book - 2016 | First edition
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In May 1929 Maxine Campbell and her cousin William Battersea arrive at their grandfather's house in New Jersey to find that the house is empty--and soon they are caught up in the contest for an ancient Arabian relic called the Eye of Midnight, which several secret societies are willing to do anything to posses.
Publisher: New York : Delacorte Press, [2016]
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 0385744617 (hc)
9780385744614 (hc)
Branch Call Number: J BRUMBACH
Characteristics: 243 pages ; 22 cm


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On a stormy May day in 1929, William and Maxine arrive on the doorstep of Battersea Manor to spend the summer with a grandfather they barely remember. Whatever the cousins expected, Colonel Battersea isn’t it.
Soon after they settle in, Grandpa receives a cryptic telegram and promptly whisk... Read More »

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KATIE ESCHER May 11, 2016

A historical mystery for kids?! Sign me up! I enjoyed this book and the dynamic between the kids. The adventure and mystery were a teensy bit intense, but nothing an older middle grade kid couldn't handle.


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