Wonderstruck (Schneider Family Book Award - Middle School Winner)

By Brian Selznick

From Brian Selznick, the writer of the Caldecott Medal winner The Invention of Hugo Cabret, comes one other breathtaking travel 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 assorted. Ben longs for the daddy he hasn't ever recognized. Rose goals of a mysterious actress whose lifestyles she chronicles in a scrapbook. while Ben discovers a complicated clue in his mother's room and Rose reads an attractive headline within the newspaper, either young ones set out on my own on determined quests to discover what they're missing.

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

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