The Marvels
(Kindle Book, OverDrive Read)

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Published:
Scholastic Inc. 2015
Accelerated Reader:
IL: MG - BL: 4.6 - AR Pts: 6
Lexile measure:
770L
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Description
From the Caldecott Medal-winning creator of The Invention of Hugo Cabret and Wonderstruck comes a breathtaking new voyage. In this magnificent reimagining of the form he originated, 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 later, runaway Joseph Jervis seeks refuge with an uncle in London. Albert Nightingale's strange, beautiful house, with its mysterious portraits and ghostly presences, captivates Joseph and leads him on a search for clues about the house, his family, and the past. A gripping adventure and an intriguing mystery The Marvels is a loving tribute to the power of story.
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Format:
Kindle Book, OverDrive Read
Street Date:
09/15/2015
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780545922128
ASIN:
B011J7Y2K6
Accelerated Reader:
MG
Level 4.6, 6 Points
Lexile measure:
770
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