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From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler

  Author(s) & Illustrator(s): E. L. Konigsburg

  Edition: Paperback -- Plot Summary and Book Review

From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler (Paperback)    

  • "From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler" by E.L. Konigsburg is an adventure story that has delighted children for decades and is considered a modern classic. Two siblings, Claudia and her brother Jamie, run away from their family home and have an adventure at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. They uncover the mystery surrounding "Angel", a statue in the museum. Under E.L. Konigsburg's deft pen, the two main characters in the classic chapter book seem very real and likable. From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler" has won Newbery Medal and ALA Notable Children's Book award, and is often considered one of the best children's books.
  • Reading Level: Children in 4th grade through 7th grade
  • Paperback, 162 pages
  • ISBN: 0689711816
  • Publisher: Aladdin
  • Genre: Fiction - Adventure Books
  • Book Theme: Family
  • Chapter Books

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