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

Into the Wild

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

Title : From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler
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ISBN : 0744583276
Edition Language : English
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Number of Pages : 125 pages


Stephanie rated it ★★★★★

October 11, 2007

OK, I'll admit it: I freakin' hate the Newbery Medal. Any time I see it on the cover of a book, I'm 98.5% sure it sucks. All of the books that have been given this "honor" seem to have been written with the intent of teaching kids some crappy history lesson. There's no magic or mystery to any of...

Laura rated it ★★★★★

October 16, 2009

I first read this book when I was 7-going-on-8. I read it, and then I read it again. Then I read it again, and kept going until, according to my personal mythology, I had read it 11 times. And then I stole my school's copy of the book. I hadn't picked it up for many years since then, but this boo...

Michael rated it ★★★★★

August 25, 2017

This was my son's first book he read entirely in English (he is a rapid read of books in French already!) so I felt I needed to read it too. What a pleasant surprise! We both loved Jaime and Claudia and their adventures while running away and camping out in the Metropolitan Museum in NYC. It is a...

Ahmad rated it ★★★★☆

July 14, 2017

From the mixed-up files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler, E.L. Konigsburg Elaine Lobl Konigsburg was an American author and illustrator of children's books and young adult fiction. تاریخ نخستین خوانش: بیست و سوم نوامبر سال 2009 میلادی عنوان: فرار به موزه نيويورک؛ نویسنده: ای.ال. کنیگزبرگ؛ مترجم: شهره...

Tadiana ✩Night Owl☽ rated it ★★★★☆

October 23, 2017

99c Kindle sale, Oct. 23, 2017. This short novel is a classic of middle grade fiction, and the 1968 Newbery Award winner. Eleven year old Claudia decides to run away from home. She was tired of arguing about whose turn it was to choose the Sunday night seven-thirty television show, of injustice,...

Werner rated it ★★★☆☆

February 24, 2017

My oldest grandson Philip is an avid reader, a trait my wife and I like to encourage. He'd encountered this Newbery award winner in his school library, and wanted to own a copy, so we gave him one for his 11th birthday last fall. When he discovered that I'd never read it (it was first published i...

Aldrin rated it ★★★★★

March 28, 2011

For his autumnal yet incandescent family tragicomedy, The Royal Tenenbaums, Wes Anderson drew inspiration from a handful of literary works remarkably possessed of whimsy and insightful wit. Chief among these is the late J. D. Salinger’s short but utterly perceptive book, Franny and Zooey, whose t...

Bobby rated it ★★★★★

July 17, 2008

There are certain, special books that I don't want to give up once finished. I guess to prolong the separation and perhaps to somehow physically absorb whatever magic it possesses, I'll find myself pressing my palms against the book, sandwiching it. It doesn't happen very often. But it did happen...

Alex rated it ★★★★★

February 13, 2018

"I think you should learn, of course, and some days you must learn a great deal. But you should also have days when you allow what is already in you to swell up inside of you until it touches everything. And you can feel it inside you. If you never take time out to let that happen, then you just...

Rebecca Grace rated it ★★★★★

April 05, 2008

I read this years ago as a child and just finished re-reading it with my 7-year-old son. It actually touched off a lot of interesting discussions about what has changed and what has stayed the same in the years since the book was first published in 1967 (my son piped up with all kinds of objectio...

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