Fans of magic, mystery, and adventure will love the third
The Sixty-Eight Rooms Adventure—a perfect next step for kids who love the Magic
Tree House series, and just right for readers who love Chasing Vermeer, The Mixed-Up
Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler, and Wonderstruck.
Sixth-graders Ruthie and Jack return to the Art Institute
of Chicago’s magical Thorne Rooms. During a school presentation, Ruthie and
Jack discover that their classmate Kendra is descended from Phoebe Monroe, the
young slave they befriended when they traveled to 19th-century South Carolina.
Kendra tells them that long ago her family lost their good name and their
business selling herbal remedies when mobsters accused them of stealing the
Only Ruthie and Jack know the truth—because only they
know about the secret ledger that Phoebe wrote the recipes in long ago. Ruthie
and Jack’s mission to clear Kendra’s name takes them back to the Thorne Rooms,
where a mysterious old coin leads them to 1753 Cape Cod and to Jack’s own
ancestor…the pirate Jack Norfleet.
But playing with history can be dangerous. Suddenly, Jack’s
very existence is in jeopardy. Can Ruthie and Jack find the proof they need to
help Kendra? And can they fix the past and save Jack’s future…before it’s too late? Download and start listening now!