The Mysterious Benedict Society

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Title: The Mysterious Benedict Society
Author: Trenton Lee Stewart
a. Place: 1. Stonetown 2. Nomansan Island 3. Learning Institute for the Very Enlightened
b. Time: Alternate universe
1. Reynard "Reynie" Mudloon- an average-looking, eleven-year-old boy with above average smarts and leadership skills. He has a knack for solving even the most complex puzzles. 2. George "Sticky" Washington- a stick-thin, eleven-year-old boy with tea colored skin and a bald head. But he doesn't get the nickname Sticky for being thin as a stick. He's Sticky because everything he reads sticks to his mind. He is very, very intelligent but he is a bit of a coward. 3. Kate Wetherall- a tall, broad-shouldered
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14.Martina Crowe
15.Mr. Rutger

b. Conflict The conflict of the story is how the Mysterious Benedict Society could stop the plans of Mr. Curtain before its too late.
c. Climax
The climax of the story is the part when Reynie and Sticky go to the flag tower and try to destroy the Whisperer with Constance and Kate.
d. Falling Action The falling action of the story is that Mr. Curtain escapes and the Mysterious Benedict Society come back to Mr. Benedict's head quarters.

Literary Appreciation

"The Mysterious Benedict Society" is an excellent book. It has a very charming story with a lot of twists so that you keep turning the pages and you won't be able to put the book down. Even though it's a children's book, the characters deal with serious problems. At first, I thought it was just another children's book with a boring plot, but I think it is a book all ages can enjoy. It is a funny book filled with adventures. I'm really looking forward to the sequel.


Intellectual I learned a few facts and tricks from the novel. I also learned new words to add to my vocabulary. If I didn't read this book, I wouldn't know that discombobulate and flummox are synonyms to the word confuse or that the common vetch is a member of the pea family. Emotional Because of this novel, it became clearer to me that our emotions affect our decisions and the way we treat people around us. We should not let our
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