The Unbreakable Code

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Product Details

Price
$7.99  $7.35
Publisher
Square Fish
Publish Date
Pages
384
Dimensions
5.2 X 7.6 X 1.3 inches | 0.65 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781250158390

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About the Author

Jennifer Chambliss Bertman was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area. She holds an MFA in creative writing and has worked for literary agencies, magazines, educational publishers, and as a freelance copyeditor and proofreader. She is the author of Book Scavenger.

Reviews

A Junior Library Guild Selection

"Brisk, bookish good fun for puzzle and code lovers." --Kirkus Reviews

Praise for Book Scavenger

A New York Times-Bestseller
An Indie Next List Pick
An NCTE Notable Children's Book in the Language Arts
A Bank Street College Best Book of the Year
A Publishers Weekly Best Book for Summer
A Texas Lamplighter Award Nominee
A Pennsylvania Young Readers Choice Award Nominee
A Georgia Children's Book Award Finalist
A Colorado Book Award Finalist
A Maryland Black Eyed Susan Award Nominee
A Utah Educational Library Media Association Master List Selection
A Missouri Gateway Award Nominee

"Full of heart and replete with challenging ciphers for readers to decode, Bertman's debut is literary cousin to classic puzzlers like The Westing Game, and a story that values books and reading above other pursuits . . . Sure to be popular with voracious readers." --Publishers Weekly, starred review

"How I adored this book! It's a page-turning thriller, a valentine to the storied city of San Francisco, an exploration of the nature of friendship and family, a feast for puzzle aficionados and code breakers, and a celebration of the community of book lovers everywhere. It's off the charts wonderful." --Claudia Mills, author of Kelsey Green, Reading Queen and Zero Tolerance

"Book Scavenger is that flashlight-under-the-bedcovers book that would have gotten me into serious trouble when I was a kid." --Jody Feldman, author of The Gollywopper Games

"Book Scavenger is the book I dreamed of when I was young. Adventure! Ciphers! Hidden treasure! And it's all for the love and celebration of books! This book nerd couldn't put it down, and you won't be able to either." --K.A. Holt, author of Rhyme Schemer