visión de conjunto:Reseña del editor Filled with magic mystery miniatures and adventure the Sixty-Eight Rooms is the perfect series for fans of Chasing Vermeer The Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler and The Dollpeople! Chicago sixth graders Ruthie and Jack think they&;ve learned everything about the magic of the Art Institute&;s Thorne Rooms. But the magic starts to act strangely when Ruthie and Jack discover two rings that are out of place&;and out of time&;and a portal that shouldn&;t be open but somehow is. Ruthie and Jack follow the clues to seventeenth-century England and the Brownlow house where they meet the Brownlow&;s governess Rebecca. But Rebecca has a few secrets of her own&;and she might even be in the wrong century! Can Ruthie and Jack discover the truth about Rebecca&;s mysterious past or will they end up stuck in the wrong century themselves? Their quest for answers takes them from 1930s New York City and San Francisco to turn-of-the-century China. The only one who can truly answer their questions may be the woman who started it all: the room&;s creator Narcissa Thorne. But to talk to Mrs. Thorne they&;ll have to go back in time and find her! Unlock the magic . . . in the exciting conclusion to the Sixty-Eight Rooms Adventures! Biografía del autor MARIANNE MALONE is the mother of three grown children a former art teacher cofounder of the Campus School Middle School for Girls in Urbana Illinois and popular speaker in schools. Marianne says Writing is a kind of conjuring. I write because I believe in the magic of art to transport . . . to give a of glimpse another's world. For Teachers Guides (including common core tie-ins) and more visit MarianneMalone.com.