Title Profile & Character Information

The Mysterious Benedict Society

Annotation
A first-time novelist takes readers on a dazzling adventure that puts friends, family, and foe to the test, as four children go on a secret mission that only the most intelligent and inventive children can complete. Illustrations.

Awards
2008  American Library Association Notable Books for Children
2009  Massachusetts Children's Book Award
2007  School Library Journal Best Books of the Year

Characters
NameMuldoon, Reynie
GenderBoy
OccupationStudent
TraitOrphan

NameWashington, Sticky
GenderBoy
OccupationStudent
TraitGifted

NameWeatherhill, Kate
GenderGirl
OccupationStudent
TraitGifted

NameContraire, Constance
GenderGirl
OccupationStudent
TraitGifted

GenreFiction
Juvenile
Adventure
Fantasy
TopicsOrphans
Secret societies
Friendship
Criminals
Secrets
Mind control
Undercover operations
School
Secrets
Good vs. evil