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Lost in Lexicon - by Pendred Noyce (Paperback)

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Number of Pages: 368

Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Format: Paperback

Publisher: Mighty Media Junior Readers

Age Range: 9-12 years

Book theme: General

Author: Pendred Noyce

Language: English

Street Date: July 26, 2011
TCIN: 76939961
UPC: 9780983021926
Item Number (DPCI): 247-02-6626


Honorable mention in Children's Literature for the New England Book Festival's Holiday Feature
Award-winning Finalist in the Children's Fiction and Children's Educational categories of The USA "Best Books 2011" Awards
Mom's Choice Awards(R) Winner
Winner of the 2011 IBPA Ben Franklin Award for Interior Design 1-2 Color
Parents' Choice Recommended Award Winner
Independent Publisher Book Award Silver Medal
"ForeWord's" 2010 Book of the Year Award Honorable Mention - Juvenile Fiction & Finalist - Young Adult Fiction
Award-winning Finalist for Children's Fiction in the 2011 International Book Awards
Indie Next Kid's List Pick Winter 2011
Under the guise of an adventure novel, "Lost in Lexicon" expertly incorporates educational elements into the storyline to deliver a true learning experience. Just as "The Phantom Tollbooth."..did years ago, this book pushes readers to see the familiar from a new perspective and to open their minds to fresh ideas. -- Sweet on Books
..".This is an adventure story for the digital generation, and "Lost in Lexicon" breaks new ground in the adventure genre. This rollicking, often tongue-in-cheek novel will appeal to young readers who need a break from their computer games and long to journey into the woods of learning." -- "ForeWord Reviews"
..".An engaging and original narrative is the main strength of this series opener. Math and grammar concepts are nicely integrated. Noyce keeps up the pace by limiting descriptive passages but offers little character introduction. Ivan and Daphne do grow over the course of their quest, finding strength in their ability to tackle subjects that once overwhelmed them and working as a team to solve each mathematical and linguistic puzzle. Well-imagined illustrations help bring the pair to life...Persistent readers will be rewarded with a good adventure, affecting lyrical passages, and thought-provoking questions relevant to our own s
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