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The Marvels / Brian Selznick.

Selznick, Brian, (author,, illustrator.).

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  • 76 of 81 copies available at Evergreen Indiana. (Show)
  • 2 of 3 copies available at Greenwood Public Library.

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0 current holds with 81 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Greenwood PL - Greenwood J SEL (Text) 36626103672556 JUV Fiction Books Available -
Greenwood PL - Greenwood J SEL (Text) 36626103672564 JUV Fiction Books Checked out 01/02/2018
Greenwood PL - Greenwood J SEL (Text) 36626103672572 JUV Fiction Books Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780545448680
  • ISBN: 0545448689
  • Physical Description: 665 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition, 2015.
  • Publisher: New York : Scholastic Press, c2015.
  • Badges:
    • Copy Count: 4 / 5.0

Content descriptions

General Note: Told in two stand-alone stories, the first nearly 400 pages of continuous pictures, and the second in text. Inspired by the Dennis Severs' House in London.
Summary, etc.: The journey begins on a ship 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, Joseph Jervis runs away from school and seeks refuge with a reclusive 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.
Target Audience Note: 770 Lexile.
Subject: Shipwreck survival > Juvenile fiction.
Runaway children > Juvenile fiction.
Theatrical companies > Juvenile fiction.
Recluses > Juvenile fiction.
Shipwreck survival > Comic books, strips, etc.
Theatrical companies > Comic books, strips, etc.
Family life > England > London > Fiction.
Actors and actresses > Fiction.
Adventure and adventurers > Fiction.
Theaters > Fiction.
London (England) > Juvenile fiction.
London (England) > Social life and customs > 18th century > Juvenile fiction.
London (England) > Social life and customs > 18th century > Comic books, strips, etc.
London (England) > History > Fiction.
Great Britain > History > Fiction.
Genre: Action and adventure fiction.
Historical fiction.
Adventure fiction.
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