The Journal of Curious Letters

The Journal of Curious Letters

Book - 2008
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Thirteen-year-old Atticus "Tick" Higginbottom begins receiving mysterious letters from around the world signed only "M.G.," and the clues contained therein lead him on a journey to the perilous 13th Reality and a confrontation with evil Mistress Jane
Publisher: [Salt Lake City, Utah] : Shadow Mountain, [2008]
Copyright Date: ©2008
ISBN: 9781590388310
Branch Call Number: JR HIGH FIC Dashner, J 300.1 2008
Characteristics: xii, 434 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Audience: Accelerated Reader AR MG 6.0 15.0 121989
Additional Contributors: Beus, Bryan - Illustrator
Alternative Title: Thirteenth reality ; bk. 1


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Sep 03, 2018

this book was AWESOME. like PJO Hoo awesome. tick is rlly funny. i would read this series back to back, multiple times. like my cousin.

Dec 06, 2015

This is by far the best book in the series. The rest were a.)bland b.)followed a pattern that was bland or c.)wanted to make me hit some sense in to Tick. Which makes me really sad, because he was such a good character in this book.

JCLChristiH Jan 23, 2014

I love that the author has given the reader an opportunity to discover the meaning behind each clue given to the characters on their own while progressing through the story.

Aug 19, 2012

It is a really good book and I recommend it to those who like adventure into the depths of reality

Aug 15, 2012

i cant stop reading

Jul 19, 2012

A very good book. Makes you think about what is important and what is not in your life. Allows you to consider how your choices may affect others as well as yourself. Examines the strugles of a 13 yr old and desires to be like others, or not. Would recomend to my grandchildren to read, if they had not already done so. Have currage and read this series.

BPLNextBestKids Jan 10, 2012

Thirteen-year-old "Tick" Higginbottom begins receiving mysterious letters full of clues that hint at an upcoming disaster that could wipe out the human race. He is being asked to help stop this disaster. The clues are being sent from all over the world signed only by ‘MG’. Tick, picked on at school decides that this is his chance to make a difference. He chooses to do his part to help save the world… little does he know however that by making the choice to help, he is putting himself and his family in grave danger! He is attacked by robotic gnats and encounters ‘tingles’ – ghost-like forms that make a high-pitched shriek that can drive you insane… not to mention his confrontation with the evil Mistress Jane! This is a great read for boys (girls, too!). Full of action and clues to decipher! Two more books are available in this series.
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Apr 19, 2011

This is a really interesting book :) I saw it and was intrigued by the cover then bought it right away because Brandom Mull (Author of Fable Haven) said it was good on the cover :P didn't regret it though!

Apr 15, 2011


Mar 24, 2011

it looked boring at first but than i was amazed at what i was reading

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Mar 04, 2011

ahmad_11 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 8 and 18


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