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The New York Times bestselling, puzzle-packed sequel to the award-winning Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library by Chris Grabenstein, coauthor of I Funny, Treasure Hunters and other bestselling series with James Patterson!


Welcome, boys and girls, readers of all ages, to the first-ever Library Olympics! Kyle and his teammates are back, and the world-famous game maker Luigi Lemoncello is at it again!

This time Mr. Lemoncello has invited teams from all across America to compete in the first-ever LIBRARY OLYMPICS. But something suspicious is going on . . . books are missing from Mr. Lemoncello’s library. Is someone trying to censor what the kids are reading?! Now it’s not just a game—can Mr. Lemoncello find the real defenders of books and champions of libraries? In between figuring out mind-boggling challenges, the kids will have to band together to get to the bottom of this mystery.

Packed with puzzles, clues, and thrilling surprises, this is a deliciously fun, action-packed sequel to the New York Times bestselling Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library. Let the games begin!

Praise for Mr. Lemoncello’s Library Olympics

* An ILA-CBC Children's Choice

“Discover the coolest library in the world.” —JAMES PATTERSON

“This sequel is just as much of an adventure as the first entry. Lots of action and quirky humor will lead kids to do just what libraries encourage them to do: keep reading.” —The Washington Post

“This action-packed sequel is sure to delight. Another winning love letter to libraries and librarians that is sure to leave readers looking at their own library in a new light.” —Booklist

“Dewey like this? Of course, and so will upper-elementary and middle school readers and gamers alike.” —Kirkus Reviews

Hardcover, 288 pages
Published on January 5, 2016 by Random House Books for Young Readers
ISBN-10: 0553510401
ISBN-13: 9780553510409
21 Book Reviews
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  • soccergirl23
    soccergirl23Friday, September 25, 2020 at 7:11 am55 stars
    This book was great it brings back Kyle and his hometown heroes and kids all over the country to play in Mr.Lemoncello's library olympics. This book is funny and has lots of puzzles I love how in this book there are new characters and new puzzles. This is a great book for a road trip or for a rainy day I promise you will never put this book down!
    • blossomreader
      blossomreaderMonday, August 17, 2020 at 1:33 pm55 stars
      If you are thinking about reading this book, please DO! This book is amazing, and has so many humor parts and action packed chapters. More teams from across the world compete in another game, and Andrew and Charles demand a rematch against Kyle. Can Kyle beat his enemy and the others and win the grand prize?
      • lions579
        lions579Friday, July 17, 2020 at 12:49 pm44 stars
        The second book in the Lemoncello series is placed a few months after the escape game winners are announced and become (unless you want a spoiler of the first book, don’t read the rest of this review if you have not read the first book) famous. A bunch of kids all over the United States get mad at Mr. Lemoncello because they wonder why they were not allowed to participate in the escape game. So mr Lemoncello decides to host a country wide library olympics! Teams are formed and the winners of the escape game will be battling the top nerds from across the country, but can they keep their fame?
        • extrememsb
          extrememsbThursday, May 7, 2020 at 4:41 pm44 stars
          Kids across the United States get mad at Mr. Lemocello because they did not get to compete in the first book. Some of them claimed that they could beat Kyle. So, Mr. Lemoncello creates a Library Olympics to find the best. While then, someone is stealing library books from the library. I really liked this book. It is a fun book where they solve a bunch of puzzles. This book is recommended to anyone.
          • sjsj
            sjsjSunday, January 19, 2020 at 5:46 pm44 stars
            This is a really great book! Kyle Keeley and his friends have to find out the bottom of a particular mystery: missing books! Mr. Lemoncello's library is officially missing a book! In the middle of the Olympics! Kyle has to solve this mystery, and maybe with the help of some rival kids. Can he do it? Read it to find out! I really like this book, and not just because I am a book fanatic...
            • hedgeguin2
              hedgeguin2Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at 6:05 pm55 stars
              This book is the sequel to Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library, and both of them are awesome! It is about Team Kyle, who are competing in Mr. Lemoncello’s new Library Olympics against the nation. They go on an adventure, and it’ll take everyone in the group to solve this game!
              • lawalex
                lawalexMonday, June 17, 2019 at 10:25 am55 stars
                This book is a fun read and you will be rooting for Kyle and his team in all the wacky games they play. This book is a quirky story about olympics in a library. You won’t put it down!
                • Nic S.Thursday, May 2, 2019 at 10:25 am
                  Things were all great for Kile Keeleigh after winning Mr. Lemoncello's escape game. But soon after other kids around the country started to say that they could have beat Kile and his team if they had the chance. Mr. Lemoncello did not tolerate people thinking he was unfair, so on the first day of spring he launched the first ever library Olympics. The Olympics would consist of 12 games and the team who won the most games would win.All of the events before event 9 went fine, and Kiles team is tied for first place with his main competition Majorly Major’s team. But then books started to disappear off the shelves and with that Mr.Lemoncello's happiness disappears too. Can Kile and his team find the books and save the library or will Mr. Lemmoncello abandon his library? Find out in Mr. Lemoncello's Library Olympics By Chris Grabenstein. I give this book 5 stars because I enjoyed the puzzles and challenges that started the Olympics. I think this book’s reading level is 3rd through 5th grade because it is pretty long at about 300 pages but is not super long that it will take months to read. I think anyone who enjoyed Escape From Mr.Lemoncello's Library would enjoy this book because this is the sequel to that book.
                  • singing_sloth
                    singing_slothWednesday, April 10, 2019 at 4:41 pm55 stars
                    One of the greatest sequel to any book series! The characters have seemed to change, but Mr. Lemoncello still is playing games! You will be amazing by how many tricks are up his sleeve this time.
                    • ravenclaw35
                      ravenclaw35Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at 4:28 am55 stars
                      This book captured me in it's wonder-filled pages. Kyle is such magical character! His amazing spirit helped his team through the 12 works of the master mind, Luigi L. Lemoncello. Some challenges are played by Akimi or Miguel. Some are played Sierra or Kyle. But all could be won Marjory. She was book royalty like Team Kyle wishes they could be. The only match for Marjory was Sierra. But in the middle of a challenge to debate for, more of Mr. Lemoncello's precious books are stolen, giving Marjory the crown. Can Team Kyle over-come this cheater and a book disaster?