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Motel of the Mysteries
ISBN: 9780395284254
Author: Macaulay, David
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH)
Published: October 1979
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Binding Type: Paperback
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Annotation: It is the year 4022; all of the ancient country of Usa has been buried under many feet of detritus from a catastrophe that occurred back in 1985. Imagine, then, the excitement that Howard Carson, an amateur archeologist at best, experienced when in crossing the perimeter of an abandoned excavation site he felt the ground give way beneath him and found himself at the bottom of a shaft, which, judging from the DO NOT DISTURB sign hanging from an archaic doorknob, was clearly the entrance to a still-sealed burial chamber. Carson's incredible discoveries, including the remains of two bodies, one of then on a ceremonial bed facing an altar that appeared to be a means of communicating with the Gods and the other lying in a porcelain sarcophagus in the Inner Chamber, permitted him to piece together the whole fabric of that extraordinary civilization.
Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Young Adult Fiction | Humorous - General
Dewey: 818.540
LCCN: 79014860
Lexile Measure: 1270
BISAC category:
Physical Information: 0.37" H x 11.34" L x 8.03" W 96 pages
Lexile Level: 1270
Bargain Category: Mystery, Middle School, Humor, History, High School, Adult
Grade level(s): 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Scholastic Reading Counts Info
Quiz #: Q25831
Reading Level: 7.1   Interest Level: Grades 6-8   Point Value: 5.0