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The Invention of Hugo Cabret

Written by Brian Selznick
Published by Scholastic
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Orphan, clock keeper, and thief, Hugo lives in the walls of a busy Paris train station, where his survival depends on secrets and anonymity. But when his world suddenly interlocks with an eccentric, bookish girl and a bitter old man who runs a toy booth in the station, Hugo’s undercover life, and his most precious secret, are put in jeopardy. A cryptic drawing, a treasured notebook, a stolen key, a mechanical man, and a hidden message from Hugo’s dead father form the backbone of this intricate, tender, and spellbinding mystery.

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Brian Selznick

Brian Selznick is the author and illustrator of the bestselling The Invention of Hugo Cabret, which was awarded the Caldecott Medal and was a National Book Award finalist. He is also the illustrator of many books for children, including Frindle and Lunch Money by Andrew Clements, as well as the Doll People trilogy by Ann M. Martin and Laura Godwin, and The Dinosaurs of Waterhouse Hawkins by Barbara Kerley, which was a Caldecott Honor Book. Mr. Selznick divides his time between Brooklyn, New York, and San Diego, California.

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  2. A magic book
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Book Details

ISBN:
9780439813785
Publication Date:
January 1, 2007
Library of Congress Number (LCCN):
2006007119
WorldCat Number (OCLC):
225194154
ASIN/ISBN 10:
0439813786
Lexile:
820L
Accelerated Reader Points:
4.0
Accelerated Reader Quiz:
113692
ATOS Book Level:
5.09
Accelerated Reader Interest Level:
MG

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