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Wonderstruck : a novel in words and pictures

Author: Brian Selznick
Publisher: New York : Scholastic Press, 2011. ©2011
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
History
Graphic novels
Fiction
Dust jackets (Bindings)
Juvenile fiction
St. Marks 4th grade
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Selznick
ISBN: 9780545027892 0545027896 9780545389853 0545389852
OCLC Number: 714505154
Notes: Released as a motion picture of the same title in 2017.
Awards: Schneider Family Book Award, 2012
Target Audience: Ages 8-12.; Middle School.
Description: 637 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Christmas --
Los Tres Reyes --
Blessed candles and a glimpse of family life --
Memories of old family dinners --
Meriendas del Campo --
Bailes de Cascarones --
Holy Week and Easter --
Feast Days and Christenings --
Various religious feasts --
The Portiuncula --
Death of Fray Junipero Serra, August 28, 1784 --
Feast of St. Francis of Assisi --
November Days --
San Carlos Day --
Feast of the Immaculate Conception.
Responsibility: Brian Selznick.

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Ben's story takes place in 1977 and is told in words. Rose's story in 1927 is told entirely in pictures. Ever since his mother died, Ben feels lost. At home with her father, Rose feels alone. When  Read more...

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