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Selznick, Brian

Overview
Works: 137 works in 697 publications in 23 languages and 62,257 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Biography  Drama  Graphic novels  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Steampunk films  Historical fiction 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Bibliographic antecedent, Contributor
Classifications: PZ7.S4654, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Brian Selznick
The invention of Hugo Cabret : a novel in words and pictures by Brian Selznick( Book )

103 editions published between 2007 and 2017 in 21 languages and held by 7,023 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An orphan and a thief, Hugo lives in the walls of a busy train station. He desperately believes a broken automation will make his dreams come true. But when his world collides with an eccentric girl and a bitter old man, Hugo's undercover life, and his most precious secret, are put in jeopardy
Frindle by Andrew Clements( Book )

54 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 4,701 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When he decides to turn his fifth grade teacher's love of the dictionary around on her, clever Nick Allen invents a new word and begins a chain of events that quickly moves beyond his control
The dinosaurs of Waterhouse Hawkins : an illuminating history of Mr. Waterhouse Hawkins, artist and lecturer by Barbara Kerley( Book )

22 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 3,562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of Victorian artist Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins, who built life-sized models of dinosaurs in the hope of educating the world about what these awe-inspiring ancient animals were like
Wonderstruck : a novel in words and pictures by Brian Selznick( Book )

37 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 3,546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben and Rose secretly wish their lives were different. Ben longs for the father he has never known. Rose dreams of a mysterious actress whose life she chronicles in a scrapbook. When Ben discovers a puzzling clue in his mother's room and Rose reads an enticing headline in the newspaper, both children set out alone on desperate quests to find what they are missing. Set fifty years apart, these two independent stories -- Ben's told in words, Rose's in pictures -- weave back and forth with symmetry
The runaway dolls by Ann M Martin( Book )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and Japanese and held by 3,405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Best friends Annabelle and Tiffany risk placing all of dollkind in danger when they run away while trying to prevent Tilly from being sent back to London before they can determine if she is Annabelle's long-lost baby sister
The school story by Andrew Clements( Book )

14 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and French and held by 3,062 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After twelve-year-old Natalie writes a wonderful novel, her friend Zoe helps her devise a scheme to get it accepted at the publishing house where Natalie's mother works as an editor
The meanest doll in the world by Ann M Martin( Book )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and Japanese and held by 2,958 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annabelle and Tiffany, dolls who are best friends living in the Palmer house, have an adventure when they hide in Kate Palmer's backpack, are carried to school, mistakenly go to another house, and try to stop Princess Mimi, a doll who threatens all dollkind
Walt Whitman : words for America by Barbara Kerley( Book )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 2,874 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overview: The pioneering team that brought you the Caldecott Honor-winning THE DINOSAURS OF WATERHOUSE HAWKINS focuses their remarkable skills and vision on Walt Whitman--poet, American, Civil War hero. Did you know that poet Walt Whitman was also a Civil War nurse? Devastated by his country dividing and compelled to service by his brother's war injury, Walt nursed all soldiers-Union & Confederate, black & white. By getting to know them through many intense and affecting experiences, he began to see a greater life purpose: His writing could give these men a voice, & in turn, achieve his greatest aspiration--to capture the true spirit of America. Dramatic, powerful, & deeply moving, this consummate portrait of Whitman will inspire readers to pick up their pens & open their hearts to humanity
When Marian sang : the true recital of Marian Anderson : the voice of a century by Pam Muñoz Ryan( Book )

17 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 2,855 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the life of Marian Anderson, extraordinary singer and civil rights activist, who was the first African American to perform at the Metropolitan Opera, whose life and career encouraged social change
Riding Freedom by Pam Muñoz Ryan( Book )

19 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 2,832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fictionalized account of Charley (Charlotte) Parkhurst who ran away from an orphanage, posed as a boy, moved to California, and fooled everyone by her appearance
Lunch money by Andrew Clements( Book )

21 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 2,479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve-year-old Greg, who has always been good at moneymaking projects, is surprised to find himself teaming up with his lifelong rival, Maura, to create a series of comic books to sell at school
The Marvels by Brian Selznick( Book )

20 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 2,282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1766, a boy, Billy Marvel, is shipwrecked, rescued, and goes on to found a brilliant family of actors that flourishes in London until 1900--and nearly a century later, Joseph Jervis, runs away from home, seeking refuge with his uncle in London, and is captivated by the Marvel house, with its portraits and ghostly presences
The Houdini box by Brian Selznick( Book )

24 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A chance encounter with Harry Houdini leaves a small boy in possession of a mysterious box--one that might hold the secrets to the greatest magic tricks ever performed
Amelia and Eleanor go for a ride : based on a true story by Pam Muñoz Ryan( Book )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 1,905 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fictionalized account of the night Amelia Earhart flew Eleanor Roosevelt over Washington, D.C. in an airplane
The invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick( Recording )

31 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 1,701 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When twelve-year-old Hugo, an orphan living and repairing clocks within the walls of a Paris train station in 1931, meets a mysterious toyseller and his goddaughter, his undercover life and his biggest secret are jeopardized
Wingwalker by Rosemary Wells( Book )

5 editions published in 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the Depression, Reuben and his out-of-work parents move from Oklahoma to Minnesota, where his father gets a job as a carnival wingwalker and Reuben has a chance to overcome his terror of flying
The boy of a thousand faces by Brian Selznick( Book )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 1,209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Obsessed with horror films, ten-year-old Alonzo dreams of transforming himself into "The boy of a Thousand Faces" and ges his wish in an unexpected way
The Landry News by Andrew Clements( Book )

15 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,044 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fifth-grader starts a newspaper with an editorial that prompts her burnt-out classroom teacher to really begin teaching again, but he is later threatened with disciplinary action as a result
Our house : the stories of Levittown by Pam Conrad( Book )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 902 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six stories, one from each decade from the 1940s to the 1990s, about children growing up in Levittown, New York
Hugo by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

42 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De 12-jarige Hugo heeft de zorg voor de klokken van het treinstation in Parijs overgenomen. Hij komt in aanraking met een bittere oude man en een vreemd meisje
 
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The invention of Hugo Cabret : a novel in words and pictures
Alternative Names
Brian Selznick American children's illustrator and writer

Brian Selznick Amerikaans schrijver

Brian Selznick amerikansk författare

Brian Selznick amerikansk skribent

Brian Selznick auteur et illustrateur d'ouvrages pour la jeunesse

Brian Selznick illustratore e scrittore statunitense

Brian Selznick US-amerikanischer Illustrator und Schriftsteller

Selzniks, Braiens

Silznīk, Brīan 1966-

Брайан Селзник американский писатель

셀즈닉, 브라이언

セルズニック, ブライアン

布萊恩·塞爾茲尼克

布萊恩·賽茲尼克

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FrindleThe dinosaurs of Waterhouse Hawkins : an illuminating history of Mr. Waterhouse Hawkins, artist and lecturerWonderstruck : a novel in words and picturesThe runaway dollsThe school storyThe meanest doll in the worldWalt Whitman : words for AmericaWhen Marian sang : the true recital of Marian Anderson : the voice of a century