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Under the Egg

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Under the Egg by Laura Marx Fitzgerald
Paperback $7.99
May 26, 2015 | ISBN 9780142427651
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  • May 26, 2015 | ISBN 9780142427651 | Middle Grade (8-12)

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Praise for Under the Egg 

An Indie Next List Pick!

“It’s really a very compelling read and I don’t know how she did it.” – Kate DiCamillo on NPR

“With surprising twists, heartwarming moments and historical facts, Laura Marx Fitzgerald creates the perfect adventure in Under the Egg. Art enthusiast or not, any girl will love this book.” –

* “Along with the themes of research, family commitment, and Holocaust history, fans of Koningsburg’s From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler and Balliett’s Chasing Vermeer will thrill at the chance to solve a new mystery centered around art.” – Library Media Connection, starred review

“Uniquely readable, entirely charming, and a pleasure from start to finish. Debuts this good are meant to be discovered.” – Betsy Bird, SLJ Fuse 8 Blog

“A fast-paced mystery…If Dan Brown of The Da Vinci Code wrote middle-grade novels, this would be the one.” – Kirkus Reviews

“Fans of From the Mixed Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler will find this another delightful lesson in art history.” – Publishers Weekly

“Fans of Blue Balliett’s Chasing Vermeer and Elise Broach’s Masterpiece will enjoy this art caper.” – School Library Journal

“A gripping mystery with high stakes and moving historical context…[Fitzgerald’s] focus on restitution and the personal value of art adds considerable depth to the narrative.” – The Horn Book

“Under the Egg” is an exciting page-turner.” - Deseret News

“Riveting from start to finish.” - BookPage

“This mix of mystery, history and art will keep readers wondering right up to the surprising end.” – Discovery Girls 

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