The Seventh Level (Hardcover)
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Summer 2010 Kids' Next List
“The Seventh Level has one of the most unique character voices I've read in ages. Boys especially will identify with Travis and his problems. Concentrating on the middle school milieu, Feldman captures the setting perfectly, as well as what kids this age are concerned about and have to deal with.”
— Vicki Erwin, Main Street Books, St.Charles, MO
Lauer Middle School has a super-secret society—The Legend. No one knows who is in it. Or how they pull off the spectacular schoolwide events.
Seventh grader Travis Raines may be about to find out. A shiny blue envelope marked For Your Eyes Only mysteriously appears in his locker. You have been chosen, the message says. But if Travis is to become Legendary, he must first solve a series of mind-bending puzzles and complete their challenges. Then he needs to stay out of trouble. The assistant principal has her eye on him. So do his parents.
And even if he does all that's asked of him, Travis still has one question: is the message really from the Legend?
About the Author
Jody Feldman has always loved riddles and brainteasers and word games, and she lives in a city on a river whose name contains four s's, two p's, and four i's. Jody has written as many books for young readers as there are players in a doubles tennis match. To find out how many brothers she has, take the number of bases on a baseball diamond and divide it by the number of times Grover Cleveland was president of the United States.
Praise for The Gollywhopper Games: “Good fun for puzzle addicts, with plenty of action and the suspense only a ticking timer can offer.”
— Kirkus Reviews
“The invitation to play along keeps readers tuned in.”
— Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books
“Nonstop action, appealing pencil illustrations, and increasingly difficult brainteasers will keep readers engaged.”
— ALA Booklist
“So much fun!”
“A Dan Brown–type story for kids.”
— ALA Booklist