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The Treasure Chest Series

Ann Hood and Denis Zilber
History meets mystery in this magical, time-traveling series by New York Times best-selling author Ann Hood.
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The Treasure Chest Series : Titles in Order

Book 10
Ann Hood’s historical fantasy series comes to a thrilling end with a trip to early 20th century Russia!
In the final book of the Treasure Chest, Maisie and Felix find themselves in Russia with the Romanov family. This epic series is full of time travel and mystery that piques readers’ interests, delights teachers and librarians, and celebrates some of the great historical figures of the past.
Every Treasure Chest book features a biography of the featured historical figure along with Ann’s Favorite Facts from her research!
Book 9
Travel back in time to Renaissance Italy with the Robbins twins!

In book nine of The Treasure Chest, Maisie and Felix continue to learn the magic of Elm Medona and the Pickworth family history. In the latest adventure, the twins travel to fifteenth- century Italy and meet a young Leonardo da Vinci.

Every Treasure Chest book features a biography of the featured historical figure along with Ann’s Favorite Facts from her research!
Book 8
Ann Hood’s “delightful” (NYT) historical series continues with one of America’s great female heroes!

Great-Uncle Thorne sends Maisie, Felix, and the Ziff twins on a dangerous trip back in time through The Treasure Chest and into the Congo to find Amy Pickworth, Thorne’s missing aunt. When Maisie and Felix get separated from the twins, they use the magic of The Treasure Chest and find themselves in early twentieth-century Kansas with a young girl named Amelia Earhart.

Every Treasure Chest book features a biography of the featured historical figure along with Ann’s Favorite Facts from her research!
Book 7
In Book 7 of The Treasure Chest, Maisie and Felix meet a young Alexander Graham Bell (the inventor of the telephone) in Edinborough, Scotland, just as he leaves for a year with his grandfather, an elocutionist, in London. When the twins get separated from Alexander, they join the thousands of orphans in the streets of Victorian London. Maisie becomes an orange seller and Felix a chimney sweep as they search the foggy streets for Alexander…and each other. Back at home, they cope with the upcoming wedding of Great Uncle Thorne, who makes them leave Elm Medona and return to the upstairs servants quarters.

Includes great non-fiction content with biographies of Alexander Graham Bell and Charles Dickens and Ann Hood’s Favorite Facts from her research!
Book 6
In Book 6 of The Treasure Chest, Felix and Maisie take a trip to New York City to visit their father and meet his new girlfriend. While there, Maisie reveals to Felix that she has a jeweled crown she took from The Treasure Chest. The twins travel to Hawaii in the late 1800s, where they spend time with the royal family and continue to master the magic of time-travel. There, they meet a young girl named Lydia who will one day grow up to be Queen Liliuokalani, the last queen of Hawaii.
Book 5
The New York Times calls Ann Hood’s thrilling The Treasure Chest series "delightful!" In book five, Felix and Maisie re-enter The Treasure Chest and suddenly find themselves in the midst of a Lakota village. While exploring they meet a young man, soon to be known as Crazy Horse–and embark on an adventure that includes fascinating vision quests and exciting battles.
Book 4
The secrets of Elm Medona thicken . . . with Harry Houdini!

When Great-Uncle Thorne arrives at Elm Medona, Maisie and Felix’s lives get shaken up again. Uncle Thorne moves the family into the mansion proper. One night, Great-Aunt Maisie arranges for Thorne, Maisie, and Felix to rendezvous with her in The Treasure Chest. Minutes later, Maisie and Felix find themselves at a magic show on Coney Island in 1893 starring Harry Houdini. As they follow him and his brother Dash to Pennsylvania and Rhode Island and back to New York City, they wonder what has become of Great-Aunt Maisie and Great-Uncle Thorne. Then one evening at Tom Pastor’s Famous 14th Street Theater, the curtain opens and all is revealed.
Book 3
Return to The Treasure Chest with Felix and Maisie . . .

When Felix Robbins gets a crush on Lily Goldstein, a classmate who is adopted from China, he decides to try to take her back in time so that she can see the country where she was born. Maisie discovers his plot, and foils it. But the twins end up in a small village on the Yangtze River, where they meet a girl named Pearl Buck in the days just before the Boxer Rebellion. With bandits chasing them, will they ever find safety . . . and return home?
Book 2
Now that the twins have begun to settle into their new lives at Elm Medona, they delve deeper into The Treasure Chest and uncover more about the Pickworth family, including the disappearance of their great-uncle Thorne and the theft of priceless family artifacts.

In this adventure, The Treasure Chest transports Felix and Maisie to tropical St. Croix in 1772. There they meet a young man named Alexander Hamilton who is about to embark on a journey to New York. Felix and Maisie aren’t sure why The Treasure Chest has brought them to meet Alexander, but they are determined to not let him out of their sights . . .even if that means stowing away on the very ship he is sailing off on!
Book 1
While exploring The Treasure Chest, Felix and Maisie are transported to a Massachusetts farm in 1836. Disappointed that they have not landed in their beloved New York City, they wonder why they were brought to Massachusetts to meet a young girl named Clara Barton. Perhaps Clara has a message for the twins? Or maybe they have one for her?
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