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The Marvels

Author: Brian Selznick
Publisher: New York : Scholastic Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Two stand-alone stories - the first in nearly 400 pages of continuous pictures, the second in prose - create a beguiling narrative puzzle.The journey begins at sea in 1766, with a boy named Billy Marvel. After surviving a shipwreck, he finds work in a London theatre. There, his family flourishes for generations as brilliant actors until 1900, when young Leontes Marvel is banished from the stage. Nearly a century  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Adventure fiction
Graphic books
Pictorial works
Historical fiction
Action and adventure fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Selznick
ISBN: 9780545448680 0545448689 9781407159454 1407159453
OCLC Number: 897016494
Awards: Commended for Georgia Children's Book Award (Children's Book) 2017
Commended for Cybils (Graphic Novel Elem/Mid) 2015
Short-listed for Kate Greenaway Medal 2017
Short-listed for Guardian Children's Fiction Prize 2016
Target Audience: 770L; Sentence length: 4 (hard); Word frequency: 2 (easy)
Description: 391 unnumbered pages, 665 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Brian Selznick.

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The illustrated story begins in 1766 with Billy Marvel, the lone survivor of a shipwreck, and charts the adventures of his family of actors over five generations. The prose story opens in 1990 and  Read more...

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