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The book of lost things [electronic resource] : Mister Max Series, Book 1. Cynthia Voigt.

Voigt, Cynthia. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780307976833 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2013.

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Summary, etc.: Max's parents are missing. They are actors, and thus unpredictable, but sailing away, leaving Max with only a cryptic note, is unusual even for them. Did theyintend to leave him behind? Have they been kidnapped? Until he can figure it out, Max feels it's safer to keep a low profile. Hiding out is no problem for a child of the theater. Max has played many roles, he can be whoever he needs to be to blend in. But finding a job is tricky, no matter what costume he dons.Ironically, it turns out Max has a talent for finding things. He finds a runaway child, a stray dog, a missing heirloom, a lost love. . . . So is he a finder? A detective? No, it's more. Max finds a way to solve people's problems--he engineers better outcomes for them. He becomes Mister Max, Solutioneer. Now if only he could find a solution to his own problems . . .
Target Audience Note: Text Difficulty 4
MG/Middle grades (4th-8th)
890 Lexile.
5.8 ATOS Level
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : Knopf Books for Young Readers, 2013. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 7891 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Juvenile Fiction.
Historical Fiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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