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The Wright 3

Written by Blue Balliett & illustrated by Brett Helquist
Published by Scholastic
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Jun 1, 2007
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In the midst of a series of unexplained accidents and mysterious coincidences, sixth-graders Calder, Petra, and Tommy lead their classmates in an attempt to keep Frank Lloyd Wright’s famous Robie House from being demolished.

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Who Wrote The Wright 3

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Blue Balliett

Blue Balliett is the author of several bestselling, acclaimed mystery novels, including <i>Hold Fast</i>, <i>Chasing Vermeer</i> (a Book Sense Book of the Year and an Edgar Award winner), <i>The Wright 3</i>, <i>The Calder Game</i>, and <i>The Danger Box</i>. She writes in the laundry room of her home in Chicago, Illinois, and you can find her online at blueballiettbooks.com.<br></br><br></br>Brett Helquist was born in Ganado, Arizona, and grew up in Orem, Utah. He entered Brigham Young University as an engineering major, but soon realized this was not the right choice for him. Having decided to take time off from college, he headed to Taiwan where he stumbled into a job illustrating English textbooks, which he enjoyed. There, a friend introduced him to an illustration student, also from Brigham Young University. This introduction inspired Brett to eventually switch majors. After spending a year in Taiwan, he went back to BYU and transferred to the illustration department. In 1993 he received a fine arts degree in illustration.

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Who Illustrated The Wright 3

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Brett Helquist

<p>Brett Helquist’s celebrated art has graced books from the charming <em>Bedtime for Bear</em>, which he also wrote, to the <em>New York Times</em>-bestselling <em>A Series of Unfortunate Events</em> by Lemony Snicket to the glorious picture book adaptation of Charles Dickens’s <em>A Christmas Carol</em>. He lives with his family in Brooklyn, New York.</p>

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Book Details

ISBN:
9780439693684
Publication Date:
June 1, 2007
WorldCat Number (OCLC):
132876150
ASIN/ISBN 10:
0439693683
Lexile® Level:
870L
ATOS® Book Level:
5.7
Accelerated Reader® Points:
7.0
Accelerated Reader Quiz:
105862
Accelerated Reader Interest Level:
MG

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