From the Mixed Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler

by E. L. Konigsburg
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When did Jamie forget the "inconspicuous" rule?

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In the novel From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler, Claudia and Jamie run away from home to hide out in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. To avoid being seen, Claudia tells her brother, Jamie, that they must be "inconspicuous."

Jamie doesn't know what that word means, so he asks. Claudia tells him it means "Un-noticeable."


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