The bad beginning: A Series of Unfortunate Events, Book 1

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IL: MG - BL: 6.4 - AR Pts: 4
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It's a good thing that Violet Baudelaire has a real knack for inventing things. When misery comes to call, the right invention at the right time can mean everything. It's also fortunate that her brother, Klaus, has read lots of books and knows many important things, like how to tell an alligator from a crocodile and who killed Julius Caesar. When everything that can possibly go wrong does, a small fact can be vital. It's lucky, too, that Sunny Baudelaire, the youngest sibling, likes to bite things. Even though she is an infant, and scarcely larger than a boot, she has four very big and sharp teeth. When trouble comes along, sharp teeth can save the day. But most of all, it is good fortune that Violet, Klaus, and Sunny Baudelaire are as sturdy and resilient as they are, for ahead of these three children lies a seemingly infinite series of unfortunate events.
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ISBN:
9780064407663
9780061757099
9780060755898
9780061146305
9780060283124
006075589
9780807211588
9780060817916
Accelerated Reader:
MG
Level 6.4, 4 Points
Lexile measure:
1010L
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Grouping Author snicket lemony
Grouping Category book
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display_description After the sudden death of their parents, the three Baudelaire children must depend on each other and their wits when it turns out that the distant relative who is appointed their guardian is determined to use any means necessary to get their fortune. Violet, Klaus, and Sunny Baudelaire are intelligent children. They are charming, and resourceful, and have pleasant facial features. Unfortunately, they are exceptionally unlucky. Imagine tales so terrible that as many as fifty million innocents have been ruined by them-tales so indelibly horrid that the New York Times bestseller list has been unable to rid itself of them for seven years. Now imagine if this scourge suddenly became available in a shameful new edition so sensational, so irresistible, so riddled with lurid new pictures that even a common urchin would wish for it. Who among us would be safe? -- Publisher description.
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series A series of unfortunate events
series_with_volume A series of unfortunate events|1
subject_facet Audiobooks, Baudelaire, Klaus (Fictitious character) -- Juvenile fiction -- Audiobooks (CD), Baudelaire, Sunny (Fictitious character) -- Juvenile fiction -- Audiobooks (CD), Baudelaire, Violet (Fictitious character) -- Juvenile fiction -- Audiobooks (CD), Brothers and sisters -- Fiction, Brothers and sisters -- Fiction -- Audiobooks (CD), Brothers and sisters -- Juvenile fiction, Brothers and sisters -- Juvenile fiction -- Audiobooks (CD), Children's audiobooks, Electronic books, Fiction, Humor, Humorous Stories -- JUVENILE FICTION, Humorous fiction, Humorous stories, Humorous stories -- Juvenile fiction, Humorous stories, English, JUVENILE FICTION / Family / Orphans & Foster Homes, Juvenile fiction, Orphans & Foster Homes -- Family, Orphans -- Fiction, Orphans -- Juvenile fiction, Orphans -- Juvenile fiction -- Audiobooks (CD), Siblings -- Family
title_display The bad beginning
title_full A Series of Unfortunate Events #1: The Bad Beginning [eBook] Snicket, Lemony., The Bad Beginning A Series of Unfortunate Events, Book 1, The bad beginning / by Lemony Snicket ; illustrations by Brett Helquist, The bad beginning [eAudio] / Lemony Snicket, The bad beginning [sound recording] / Lemony Snicket
title_short The bad beginning
title_sub A Series of Unfortunate Events, Book 1
topic_facet Baudelaire, Klaus (Fictitious character), Baudelaire, Sunny (Fictitious character), Baudelaire, Violet (Fictitious character), Brothers and sisters, Fantasy, Humorous Stories, Humorous stories, Humorous stories, English, JUVENILE FICTION / Family / Orphans & Foster Homes, Juvenile Fiction, Juvenile fiction, Orphans, Orphans & Foster Homes, Siblings