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Title: The Horizontal ManAuthor: Michael DahlLexile: UnknownStar Rating: 2 Stars I didn't entirely like the book because I've never been a fan of mystery and the mystery was kind of hard to follow. It was ok because it was interesting following how they solved the mystery and I liked the crimes and how they were played out. I didn't like the main character though because he seemed a bit immature. My favorite part of the book was when Finnegan snuck out of the car when he was kidnapped. My least
Engaging Hero; Decent Action/Adventure MysteryMichael Dahl is an interesting author whose work covers a wide range of genres and age categories. I read and enjoyed the mysteries in his magician-themed Hocus Pocus Hotel series and tracked down one of these Finnegan Zwake books to give it a try. It was a happy find.This book is a more traditional action/mystery in the general style of the Hardy Boys and Nancy Drew, although our hero is younger, at thirteen. The setup is that Finn lives in an apart...
We read this YA mystery as a family. We loved it, but felt the ending wasn't as good as the rest of the book. The last couple of pages were just summary so we felt let down since it ended so quickly. It's got a great voice and some interesting action. I'm not sure we will read more in the series, but we might. I'm sure many younger teens will love this book.
The Horizontal ManMichael DahlLexile: don't knowStar rating: 4 starsYes i liked the book for the following reasons First It was fun trying ti figure out the mystery of who killed a man, who was the man, who stole the gold horizontal man and who stole Fin's picture of his parents. It was fun putting the pieces of close and finding out the mystery.Second There was some action like when fin fights the criminal, when almost everyone in the apartment jumped on Mr.Barrymore, and when Fin gets kidnap b...
The Horizontal manLexile:unknownStar rating ****The Horizontal Man, turned out doing the unexpected. By the cover I thought that this would be so old fashioned, boring old mystery so I'm sitting their the first day " great Language Arts just got more boring" we'll I was in for quite a surprise. I turned out reading ahead of the class and finishing a whole week before everyone (don't tell Mr Wobbema ) . This book
i loved loved loved this book and kept nagging my tacher to keep reading it the book was intence and it twisted with the next thing to the next clue the best mysterie of my life!!read this book!!!!!!!!
Really good book! The characters are fun and the action just keeps on coming! The end is full with surprises and anyone would like it! It was a little too short for me, I kind of like a lengthy book so I don't leave the story too quickly. Definitely add this book to your to-read section!
Kinda gruesome for Middle Grade, but still fairly enjoyable.
this is one of the books you can't judge by its cover its a great book!! its mysterious intence and adventurous it's a mystery book which i didn't really like but this one is a good one
Perfect for my nephews! Thanks to Kathy Baxter for the recommendation.
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