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The Accidental Keyhand (The Ninja Librarians #1) Group Age MG 10 14 Just A Little Story About Your Average Sword Swinging, Karate Chopping, Crime Fighting Ninja LibrariansDorrie Barnes Had No Idea An Overdue Library Book Would Change Her Life When Dorrie And Her Brother Marcus Chase Her Pet Mongoose Into The Janitor S Closet Of Their Local Library, They Accidentally Fall Through A Passage Into Petrarch S Library The Headquarters Of A Secret Society Of Ninja Librarians Who Have An Important Mission Protect Those Whose Words Have Gotten Them Into Trouble Anywhere In The World And At Any Time In History.Dorrie Would Love Nothing Than To Join The Society But When A Traitor Surfaces, She And Her Friends Are The Prime Suspects Can They Clear Their Names Before The Only Passage Back To The Twenty First Century Closes Forever


10 thoughts on “The Accidental Keyhand (The Ninja Librarians #1)

  1. says:

    go to the card catalogue find the brass pull plate marked fu fy pull out the long skinny drawer and finger through the cards till you get to fun.bingo the ninja librarians by jennifer swann downey.see also wacky , rollicking , subversive sub heading subtly , educational sub heading painlessly , memorable , and middle grade fiction adults will totally enjoy lots of categories for one book, but the ninja librarians, like petrarch s library, its main setting contains vol go to the card catalogue find the brass pull plate marked fu fy pull out the long skinny drawer and finger through the cards till you get to fun.bingo the ninja librarians by jennifer swann downey.see also wacky , rollicking , subversive sub heading subtly , educational sub heading painlessly , memorable , and middle grade fiction adults will totally enjoy lots of categories for one book, but the ninja librarians, like petrarch s library, its main setting contains volumes fast paced adventure, coming of age, fantastical universe, alternate history, to name a few.the whole is woven together with real panache and skill by downey she s clearly an author confident in young reader s ability to grab tight, hang on for the ride, enjoy fabulous scenery, hold their breath, and let out quite a few cheers along the way the embedded belief system, built on bedrock of free expression, the value of ideas, our debt to history, and the profound bravery of intellectual co...


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    Wanda s Summer Carnival of Children s Literature Dorrie is not your typical little girl she lives to re enact swordplay and loves her acting coach So imagine her excitement when she and her brother Marcus fall through a hole in a closet in their public library and discover the mysterious world of Petrach s Library Training for lybrarians here is somewhat different from our world, including cataloguing, deception and impersonation, publishing law, stealth and illicit entry, library organ Wanda s Summer Carnival of Children s Literature Dorrie is not your typical little girl she lives to re enact swordplay and loves her acting coach So imagine her excitement when she and her brother Marcus fall through a hole in a closet in their public library and discover the mysterious world of Petrach...


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    THE NINJA LIBRARIANS is a rocking middle grade of total win I loooooove the world the author has set up It rivals Hogwarts, in my opinion, for sheer awesomeness I mean, a library floating in the ether of space time with portals into all the ages of the world Librarians who fight, sometimes with swords , all acts of censorship ever perpetrated in the history of everything Sign me up Against this fantastic backdrop, our intrepid heroine Dorrie becomes an accidental key hand with access throu THE NINJA LIBRARIANS is a rocking middle grade of total win I loooooove the world the author has set up It riv...


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    When I got my ARC of The Ninja Librarians by Jen Swann Downey over the weekend, I was thrilled It seems like I waited forever to get approval for the ARC I must admit, it was the title itself that attracted my attention Ninjas are awesome Librarians are awesome r Put the two together, and it s an explosion of awesomeness At least, that s what was going on in my mind as I requested the preview of The Ninja Librarians from NetGalley The Ninja Librarians is Downey s first novel, which is al When I got my ARC of The Ninja Librarians by Jen Swann Downey over the weekend, I was thrilled It seems like I waited forever to get approval for the ARC I must admit, it was the title itself that attracted my attention Ninjas are awesome Librarians are awesome r Put the two together, and it s an explosion of awesomeness At least, that s what was going on in my mind as I requested the preview of The Ninja Librarians from NetGalley The Ninja Librarians is Downey s first novel, which is already being set up as a series of books In this first novel, swash buckling Dorothea Barnes aka Dorrie , and her brother, Marcus, accidentally stumble into Petrarch s Library, and a secret society of fighting lybrarians Alth...


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    I think many of us have a longing to identify the Enemy from the stream of bad news, suffering, and despair that plagues our world And we secretly hope that just beneath our skin lies a sword wielding hero who will take that enemy on, once identified In this wonderful adventure, Dorrie, awaiting and preparing for just such an opportunity, unexpectedly finds herself along with her brother, Marcus, embroiled in a battle against Oppression that is being fought in the noble houses called Libra I think many of us have a longing to identify the Enemy from the stream of bad news, suffering, and despair that plagues our world And we secretly hope that just beneath our skin lies a sword wielding hero who will take that enemy on, once identified In this wonderful adventure, Dorrie, awaiting and preparing for just ...


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    Huge thank you to Sourcebooks Jabberwocky and Netgalley for this ARC.2.5With a title like Ninja Librarians, how could this book not be amazing Unfortunately, despite the unique and interesting premise, what readers are left with is a very one dimensional story with not enough of that unique spark to keep it engaging.I think this book will be a five star read for a lot of people, but where this book fell short with me was the fact that everything in it felt same y throughout The tone is consist Huge thank you to Sourcebooks Jabberwocky and Netgalley for this ARC.2.5With a title like Ninja Librarians, how could this book not be amazing Unfortunately, despite the unique and interesting premise, what readers are left with is a very one dimensional story with not enough of that unique spark to keep it engaging.I think this book will be a five star read for a lot of people, but where this book fell short with me was the fact that everything in it felt same y throughout The tone is consistent, but never interesting enough that I found myself impressed The idea of Librarians as ninjas is fabulous and if you consider the line of work, they really are in a lot of ways, but how its presented here I just wantedfrom it than Librarians are sneaky and can do kung fu.One thing I have to praise Ninja Librarians on is its atmosphere Petrarch Library, as described in the...


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    It does make me feel like a sub standard librarian but only because I m so tied to my college classes that I am too busy for SAVING THE WORLD, TIME TRAVELING, FENCING LESSONS, AND SWORD AND PEN FESTIVALS Or, my drafting papers for the Lybrariad were lost in the mail and are somewhere in outer Mongolia I m favoring the latter Heartily reccommended with two nitpicks The main character s brother is cooler than she is, and the author spells librarian, Lybrarian It s worth reading anyway.Origina It does make me feel like a sub standard librarian but only...


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    Oh, I loved this book, mainly for the author s delicious way with words This is the kind of writing that just zips along and carries you from one character to the next It didn t hurt that the book tackled one of my personal favorite topics secret and lost libra...


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    Jennifer Swann Downey s The Ninja Librarians The Accidental Keyhand is an action packed, super creative, and captivating middle grade read that combines all my favorite things books, libraries, adventure, and swords Dorrie Barnes, swords woman adventure seeker overdue library book offender, and her brother Marcus stumble upon an ancient secret and the thrill of a lifetime when they chase a pet mongoose into their local library They fall through a passage into Petrarch s Library, home of a t Jennifer Swann Downey s The Ninja Librarians The Accidental Keyhand is an action packed, super creative, and captivating middle grade read that combines all my favorite things books, libraries, adventure, and swords Dorrie Barnes, swords woman adventure seeker overdue library book offender, and her brother Marcus stumble upon an ancient secret and th...


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    The book is fantastic Dorrie and her older brother Marcus are participating in a summer festival in which they will perform mock sword fights Dorrie especially loves sword fighting, and dreams of being a real swords woman, heroically fighting real battles In a rush of bizarre circumstances, Dorrie, Marcus and a pet mongoose named Moe find themselves one instant in the staff room of the Passaic Public Library, the next in the labyrinth corridors of Petrarch s Library, outside the bounds of pla The book is fantastic Dorrie and her older brother Marcus are participating in a summer festival in which they will perform mock sword fights Dorrie especially loves sword fighting, and dreams of being a real swords woman, heroically fighting real battles In a rush of bizarre circumstances, Dorrie, Marcus and a pet mongoose named Moe find themselves one i...