The League of Freaks and the Secret Key

The League of Freaks and the Secret Key

by Alberto Hazan


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The League of Freaks and the Secret Key by Alberto Hazan

Embrace your differences.

That's what Shree Mandvi's father is always telling her.

If only he knew just how different she really is.

Being a teenage girl from the Bronx is not what makes Shree stand out at her new private school in Cambridge-it's her ability to turn into a bee. She'll need her newfound powers, though, when she discovers a map-filled book from the 1600s claiming that there's a mysterious key-and hidden treasure-lost somewhere under the campus of Harvard University.

With the help of four freaky new friends, each with their own secret powers, Shree must race to solve an ancient riddle. If she succeeds, she will unlock the final door.

But first, she must summon her powers in time to save herself and her friends.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781451519167
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication date: 07/09/2010
Pages: 366
Product dimensions: 5.25(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.82(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

After graduating from Harvard University, Alberto Hazan attended Stony Brook Medical School. He trained in emergency medicine at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital in New York City, where he was chief resident. Since then, he has worked in clinics and hospitals all over the world, including Morocco, Nepal, Mexico, Nicaragua, and Haiti. As a former Sexual Assault Forensic Examiner, Dr. Hazan continues to raise awareness about domestic violence and sexual assault in both New York and Las Vegas, where he currently practices emergency medicine. He is the author of the medical thriller "Dr. Vigilante" and the young adult urban fantasy series "The League of Freaks."

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League of Freaks and the secret Key 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 249 reviews.
Maureen Burford More than 1 year ago
The dialogue this book started with my daughter and I is wonderful. Some of the language was 'strong' but realistic to the situations. Some of The bully situations made my daughter and I both cry. We laughed too at other parts. Great story! Reccomending to all! Hope for additional books in this series
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is by far the best book i have read in the nook so far. It is an awesome story for older kids. It has some pretty extreme bullying in it and the kids have some cool powers that i wish i had...
Carla Annese More than 1 year ago
I dont like books with powers in it but this book was awsome ! Be aware that there r curse words but not that bad of a curse word if you want to know its the "h"word ;-)
Stacy Galpin More than 1 year ago
My 10 year old loved it !!!!!!!!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I love this book im reading it for the 4th time
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Loved it... I put off reading this because it looked boring and had only gotten it because it was free and had good reviews. No kidding, this was a great book!!! I can't believe that it was free! In the reviews many people talked about bad language, well,there was relitively strong words but nothing you wouldn't walk into your local middle or high school and hear. This language was used at very appropriate times. Any way.. Basicaly all I am saying is that it was a book that should have cost 10 dollars but was free! If your still hesitating... why not give it a try? What do you have to lose???!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Hope this is the first of a great series best book ever couldnt stop until it was dpne
Karen Prangan More than 1 year ago
539 Pages are so worth it. Very good moral for school reading kids. Yoy will definitely enjoy it!
Ember Tolari More than 1 year ago
This book is awesome i couldnt stop reading it. its 529 pages. i go to scool and i was sneeking my nook in class to read it shhhhh but i promise ull like this book and if u dont love it theres somthing wrong with u.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I love this book. At first i thought it was some stupid old cheesy book, but boy was i wrong! Its a perfect book for kids and its totally worth the money( free) actually its worth way MORE than the money. Except for a few swears (the h word) i loved the book. By the way after i bought this book, i tried searching it on the nook shop search to see if there was a sequel(cause this was so awesome), but it wouldnt come up! The spelling was correct too. Then i tried searching the authors name, but there were no results matching my search! Wierd.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I love this book and i think its perfect for anybody that likes mysteries and real life problems
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Awesome book but i read it in 1 hour
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Im only ten and this book is great!Im really interested in mystery books.And this one was one of the best ive read so far.Thank you Alberto !
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I really enjoyed this book. Anyone else hoping for a sequel ?
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great if you want a mystery with serprises at every page
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I LOVE this book! Not only was the and storyline amazing, but this book is over 500 PAGES LONG!!! I hope there will be more books like this in the future, because this had me thrilled until the very last page. Whoever wrote this book, THANK YOU SOOOO MUCH!!!! We wish to see more of your writing soon.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I like the book and i am 11.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book was great. It is a story about a high school girl trying to bring down the bullies in her school by finding a treasure.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I seriously could not put this book down. I read it in about six hours. I forgot about everything else around me. This book was awesome!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Enchanting novel with realistic teen characters faced with problems a normal teen deal with everyday: however when you add a quest and superpowers, it gets downright fun. Good read for teens, mature pre-teens and adults alike.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is a very good book. I would DEFINITELY recommend it to someone else!!!!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Thid is the best book i have ever read it gives a great point of veiw on bullying and how u can stand up and stop it its also just awesome i would recamend tjis for evey one and all schools are trying tp stop bulling they should have the kids read this becsuse its so insperational. Great read enjoy it
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I enjoyed reading The League of Freaks and the Secret Key because it has a good plot and the characters are are somewhat humourous. Also, my favorite part was when Shree ans Elanor set the tanning timer for a lot longer, and then the next day, their enimies, Colleen and Katherine, who were in the tanning spa walk into class burned and bright red. I would reccomend this book to many friends. Read it today!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I loved all of the characters. I hope they have many more adventures with new freaky friends. I hope Shree developes new powers along the way. Thanks for a great adventure! Shelly
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Amazing!!!!!!!!!!!! Is there a sequel??????????