From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler

by E.L. Konigsburg

From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler

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When Claudia decides to run away from home, she knows any old place won't do, and so settles on the Metropolitan Museum of Art. She and her little brother, Jamie, move into the museum, sleeping in a 16th century bed and bathing in the fountain. While there, they uncover a tremendous secret.

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For kids? Not exactly. Konigsburg's novel is written by octogenarian Mrs. Frankweiler herself as a letter to her lawyer, putting a self-aware spin on the proceedings, even as its dialogue settles into the particular cadences of childhood. Preternaturally precocious siblings Claudia and Jamie have a decidedly grown-up take on running away from home: Claudia votes for style, and is enchanted by their commuter train from Connecticut. When her brother demands thrift, they have to trudge all the

Book Your Trip

Tales Of City Transit To Read While You Wait For The Bus

For kids? Not exactly. Konigsburg's novel is written by octogenarian Mrs. Frankweiler herself as a letter to her lawyer, putting a self-aware spin on the proceedings, even as its dialogue settles into the particular cadences of childhood. Preternaturally precocious siblings Claudia and Jamie have a decidedly grown-up take on running away from home: Claudia votes for style, and is enchanted by their commuter train from Connecticut. When her brother demands thrift, they have to trudge all the

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