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The phantom tollbooth [electronic resource]. Norton Juster.

Juster, Norton. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780375985294 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2011.

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Summary, etc.: With almost 4 million copies sold over 50 years after its original publication, generations of readers have now journeyed with Milo to the Lands Beyond in this beloved classic that Philip Pullman says "comes up bright and new every time I read it . . . it will continue to charm and delight for a very long time yet. And teach us some wisdom, too." Enriched by Jules Feiffer's splendid illustrations, the wit, wisdom, and wordplay of Norton Juster's offbeat fantasy are as beguiling as ever. For Milo, everything's a bore. When a tollbooth mysteriously appears in his room, he drives through only because he's got nothing better to do. But on the other side, things seem different. Milo visits the Island of Conclusions (you get there by jumping), learns about time from a ticking watchdog named Tock, and even embarks on a quest to rescue Rhyme and Reason. Somewhere along the way, Milo realizes something astonishing. Life is far from dull. In fact, it's exciting beyond his wildest...
Target Audience Note: Text Difficulty 5 - Text Difficulty 7
MG/Middle grades (4th-8th)
1000 Lexile.
6.7 ATOS Level
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : Knopf Books for Young Readers, 2011. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 19416 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Juvenile Fiction.
Fantasy.
Genre: Electronic books.

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