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York: the shadow cipher
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New York, NY : Walden Pond Press, c2017.
Status:
4 copies, 3 people are on the wait list.
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Status
Aurora Hills Kids Fiction
JF RUBY
Due Jun 14, 2017
Central Kids Fiction
JF RUBY
Due Jun 14, 2017
Central Kids Fiction
JF RUBY
Due Jun 17, 2017
Westover Kids Fiction
JF RUBY
Due Jun 17, 2017
Description

“The first book in an exciting new series that's great for fans of steampunk, history, mystery, and magic. Let the puzzles begin!” (Brightly.com)

From National Book Award finalist and Printz Award winner Laura Ruby comes an epic alternate history series about three kids who try to solve the greatest mystery of the modern world: a puzzle and treasure hunt laid into the very streets and buildings of New York City.

It was 1798 when the Morningstarr twins arrived in New York with a vision for a magnificent city: towering skyscrapers, dazzling machines, and winding train lines, all running on technology no one had ever seen before. Fifty-seven years later, the enigmatic architects disappeared, leaving behind for the people of New York the Old York Cipher—a puzzle laid into the shining city they constructed, at the end of which was promised a treasure beyond all imagining. By the present day, however, the puzzle has never been solved, and the greatest mystery of the modern world is little more than a tourist attraction.

Tess and Theo Biedermann and their friend Jaime Cruz live in a Morningstarr apartment—until a real estate developer announces that the city has agreed to sell him the five remaining Morningstarr buildings. Their likely destruction means the end of a dream long held by the people of New York. And if Tess, Theo, and Jaime want to save their home, they have to prove that the Old York Cipher is real. Which means they have to solve it.

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Format:
Book
Edition:
First edition.
Physical Desc:
476 pages : map ; 22 cm.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780062306937, 0062306936

Notes

Description
In an alternate history of New York, three kids try to solve a modern-world puzzle and complete a treasure hunt laid into the streets and buildings of the city.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Ruby, L. (2017). York: the shadow cipher. First edition. New York, NY: Walden Pond Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Ruby, Laura. 2017. York: The Shadow Cipher. New York, NY: Walden Pond Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Ruby, Laura, York: The Shadow Cipher. New York, NY: Walden Pond Press, 2017.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Ruby, Laura. York: The Shadow Cipher. First edition. New York, NY: Walden Pond Press, 2017. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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