Two kids set out to solve a puzzle to answer a big question.
Recommended grade level: 4-8
Pages: 289 (for ISBN 9780316058292)
Pace: leisurely to moderate
Summary: Twelve-year-old Jeremy receives a wooden box in the mail with the words, “The Meaning of Life—for Jeremy Fink to open on his 13th birthday.” He recognizes the box as his dad’s handiwork, although his dad passed away five years earlier. The box has four locks, requiring four keys. But the keys are missing. He and his best friend Lizzy set off on a quest through the streets of Manhattan to find the keys before time runs out. (Source) Continue reading