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

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2017 marks the fiftieth anniversary of the beloved classic From the Mixed-up files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler.

When suburban Claudia Kincaid decides to run away, she knows she doesn't just want to run from somewhere, she wants to run to somewhere -- to a place that is comfortable, beautiful, and, preferably, elegant. She chooses the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. Knowing that her younger brother Jamie has money and thus can help her with a serious cash-flow problem, she invites him along.

Once settled into the museum, Claudia and Jamie find themselves caught up in the mystery of an angel statue that the museum purchased at auction for a bargain price of $225. The statue is possibly an early work of the Renaissance master, Michelangelo, and therefore worth millions. Is it? Or isn't it? Claudia is determined to find out. Her quest leads her to Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler, the remarkable old woman who sold the statue, and to some equally remarkable discoveries about herself.
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Publisher
Simon and Schuster
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Published on
Dec 21, 2010
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Pages
176
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ISBN
9781442431263
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Language
English
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Genres
Juvenile Fiction / Art & Architecture
Juvenile Fiction / Classics
Juvenile Fiction / Family / Siblings
Juvenile Fiction / General
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Content Protection
This content is DRM protected.
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Eligible for Family Library

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