Wonderstruck (Schneider Family Book Award - Middle School Winner)

By Brian Selznick

From Brian Selznick, the author of the Caldecott Medal winner The Invention of Hugo Cabret, comes one other breathtaking journey de force.

fidgeting with the shape he created in his trailblazing debut novel the discovery of Hugo Cabret, Brian Selznick once more sails into uncharted territory and takes readers on an awe-inspiring journey.

Ben and Rose secretly want their lives have been various. Ben longs for the daddy he hasn't ever identified. Rose desires of a mysterious actress whose lifestyles she chronicles in a scrapbook. whilst Ben discovers a difficult clue in his mother's room and Rose reads an attractive headline within the newspaper, either young children set out by myself on determined quests to discover what they're missing.

Set fifty years aside, those self sustaining stories--Ben's informed in phrases, Rose's in pictures--weave from side to side with captivating symmetry. How they spread and eventually intertwine will shock you, problem you, and go away you breathless with ask yourself. wealthy, complicated, affecting, and beautiful--with over 460 pages of unique artwork--Wonderstruck is a beautiful fulfillment from a uniquely talented artist and visionary.

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