Summary Of The Mysterious Benedict Society By Trenton Lee Stewart

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The Mysterious Benedict Society is a fiction book written by Trenton Lee Stewart. My general impression of the book was that it was going to be scary. On the cover of the book, figures in the house look too mysterious. Also, the house looks confusing. I thought there was a tree growing through the house because the branches seen are only shown on the sides. Further, there is a large staircase leading to the side of the house; thieves might break in! Over all, I thought the book would be frightening, not secretive. Reynie Muldoon is the main character throughout the book. His looks are average for a eleven year old boy, but he is known to be an oddball. Also, he is smarter than the other children at his orphanage. Reynie’s problem-solving skills germinate throughout the book. When he joins the girls and boys from the test sessions, he becomes the leader of the group. He leads them with grace and wisdom, no matter what circumstances. I can identify with Reynie when he notices the way people act depending on their mood. Sticky is another character that is part of…show more content…
Benedict tells the kids about his condition. He has narcolepsy; when you fall asleep when expressing extreme emotion. Some puzzles from the book are confusing and make you think out of the box. When the author is trying to be predictable, he places jokes that lead you to what will happen. The story is a truly believable book by the author’s well-developed characters and detailed world. The ending was very heartwarming. Everyone found where they belonged; they all have loving families. “You must remember, family is often born of blood, but it doesn't depend on blood. Nor is it exclusive of friendship. Family members can be your best friends, you know. And best friends, whether or not they are related to you, can be your family.”― Trenton Lee Stewart, The Mysterious Benedict Society. I liked the book and recommend it to people that hanker for mysteries and

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