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The Resource The Marvels, Brian Selznick

The Marvels, Brian Selznick

Label
The Marvels
Title
The Marvels
Statement of responsibility
Brian Selznick
Creator
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 1766, a boy, Billy Marvel, is shipwrecked, rescued, and goes on to found a brilliant family of actors that flourishes in London until 1900--and nearly a century later, Joseph Jervis, runs away from home, seeking refuge with his uncle in London, and is captivated by the Marvel house, with its portraits and ghostly presences
Summary
In 1766, a boy, Billy Marvel, is shipwrecked, rescued, and goes on to found a brilliant family of actors that flourishes in London until 1900--and nearly a century later, Joseph Jervis, runs away from home, seeking refuge with his uncle in London, and is captivated by the Marvel house, with its portraits and ghostly presences
Theme
Tone
Character
Illustration
Award
  • Rainbow List, 2016.
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2016
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10442607
Cataloging source
NJQ/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Selznick, Brian
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
770
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 6
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Families
  • Actors
  • Theatre
  • Actors and actresses
  • Adventure and adventurers
  • Theatres
  • London (England)
  • Great Britain
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
The Marvels, Brian Selznick
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Told in two stand-alone stories, the first nearly 400 pages of continuous pictures, and the second in text
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000054947815
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
640 pages
Isbn
9780545448680
Isbn Type
(hard cover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2015023161
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)922624414
Label
The Marvels, Brian Selznick
Publication
Note
Told in two stand-alone stories, the first nearly 400 pages of continuous pictures, and the second in text
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000054947815
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
640 pages
Isbn
9780545448680
Isbn Type
(hard cover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2015023161
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)922624414

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