Sunday, September 11, 2011
1) Selznick, Brian. Wonderstruck. 2011. Scholastic Press. Hardbound: 640 pages. Price: $29.99 U.S.
SUMMARY:This book tells the stories of two children, one story is in words, the other is told by drawings. Ben's story takes place in 1977. Rose's story takes place in 1927. Ever since his mother died, Ben feels lost. At home with her father, Rose feels alone. When Ben finds a mysterious clue hidden in his mother's room, and when a tempting opportunity presents itself to Rose, both children risk everything to find what's missing.
RECOMMENDATION: Think of this book as a hybrid between a regular book and a graphic novel. For ages 8 and up.