This book hooks older readers at the get-go. Characters begin to disappear into a painting while walking a labyrinth. The unbelievable becomes believable, as kids seek their way back out. They must avoid dangers at every turn. This fantasy is rich with imagery, history, and great characterization. Plus it leaves readers on the edge of their seats, holding their breath as they turn the page. Will Sunni and Dean, with the help of their new friend Blaise, escape from the Blackhope Enigma? Read to find out!
Recommended by: Jenny Newstead, School Librarian, Rock Hill, SC