The Mysterious Benedict Society starts off with an ad in the newspaper for a test, this test is for the most intellectually advanced and resourceful children. Four children succeed and are sent on a mission to investigate a school that is using kids voices for mind control. How can they stop the school without falling into the trap themselves? Written by: Trenton Lee Stewart 486 pages There are 4 books in the series so far. I have only read the first one, I have been trying to get around to reading the second one. I will eventually read it!