The Journal of Curious Letters

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Shadow Mountain, 2008 - Juvenile Fiction - 434 pages
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Atticus Higginbottom is an average thirteen-year-old boy until the day a strange letter arrives in his mailbox. Postmarked from Alaska and cryptically signed with the initials M.G., the letter informs Atticus, a.k.a. Tick, that dangerous-perhaps even de

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User Review  - BrynDahlquis - LibraryThing

Second time reading: Just as good as I remembered. I love everything about Tick, from his name to his scarf to his nerdy side. I also love his dad. Edgar is probably my second favorite character in ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jenneth - LibraryThing

Tick Higginbottom is tasked with figuring out the riddles of twelve mysterious letters before a deadline that involves many innocent lives. He has two choices: One, burn the letters and have the ... Read full review

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About the author (2008)

James Dashner was born in Georgia and attended Brigham Young University. Before becoming a full-time writer, he worked in finance. He is the author of The 13th Reality series, The Jimmy Fincher Saga, the Mortality Doctrine series, and the Maze Runner series. The Journal of Curious Letters was chosen for a 2008 Borders Original Voices pick and The Maze Runner won a 2015 West Australian Young Readers' Book Award in the Older Readers category.

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