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Author Malone, Marianne.
Title The sixty-eight rooms / Marianne Malone ; illustrations by Greg Call.
Imprint New York : Random House, c2010.
Edition 1st ed.
Book Jacket
 IRC Collection  Juv. PZ7.M29646 Si 2010    AVAILABLE


Call # Juv. PZ7.M29646 Si 2010
Phys. Description 274 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Note "A Junior Library Guild selection"--Jkt. flap.
Summary Ruthie thinks nothing exciting will ever happen to her until her sixth-grade class visits the Art Institute of Chicago, where she and her best friend Jack discover a magic key that shrinks them to the size of gerbils and allows them to explore the Thorne Rooms--the collection of sixty-eight miniature rooms from various time periods and places--and discover their secrets.
Contents A better-than-average field trip -- What Jack found -- Ruthie braves it -- Mr. Bell -- A second attempt -- The plan -- Mrs. McVittie -- Jack's idea -- Sophie -- Attacked! -- A voice from the past -- The uses of duct tape -- A boy named Thomas -- A wish fulfilled -- A surprising discovery -- Detective work and ringing bells -- A dusty old shop -- Solved! -- Something left behind.
Awards A Junior Library Guild selection
Subject Art Institute of Chicago -- Juvenile fiction.
Alt Author Call, Greg, ill.
ISBN 9780375857102 (hardcover)
0375857109 (hardcover)
9780375857119 (trade pbk.)
0375857117 (trade pbk.)
9780375957109 (hardcover lib. bdg.)
0375957103 (hardcover lib. bdg.)