Katie O'Conner doesn't realize that her habit of questioning everything annoys adults. But when Katie finds a secret library, along with her three friends and little brother, she finally finds some answers to her questions. The problem is that seven evil Enemies of the Library and their Dark Master are trying to take over the world. Can Katie, her friends, her brother and the Library's caretaker, defeat them?
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Short. Undeveloped plot
"The Library Kids Mystery of the Blue Mounds" is a juvenile chapter mystery written for the enjoyment of middle grade students everywhere. First in a series of seven Library Kids Mysteries, "Mystery of the Blue Mounds" promises to entertain and educate readers, who will be intrigued by the enigma of curious Katie O'Conner's discovery of a vast secret library in Mt. Horeb, Wisconsin which allows visitors to travel to any time or place on Earth, past, present or future. Katie and three friends meet the mysterious guardian of the library, an entity named Emily. They learn they must battle the seven Enemies of the Library as part of their initiation into the Library. They also must imprison or contain the non-human Dark Master of the Enemies, or he will destroy the human race and take over the planet. The children conduct a search throughout the series for 12 crystals at ancient archaeological sites that can (together) contain the Dark Master. "The Library Kids Mystery of the Blue Mounds" is a great beginning to entice young readers to learn more about ancient mythologies and cultures and solving mysteries, and not coincidentally, the role of libraries in pursuing this knowledge. - Midwest Book Review