The Marvels

A beautiful novel told in words and pictures! Billy Marvel survives a shipwreck and becomes one of the greatest actors of the 18th century and begins a brilliant acting dynasty which lasts until 1900, when young Leontes Marvel is banished from the stage. 100 years later, Joseph Jervis runs away to his an uncle’s strange, beautiful house, from which he searches for clues about the house, his family, and the past. A gripping adventure of how these mysterious stories connect!

by Brian Selznick
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Ages 9-15
Adults: Nah, we’re fine – but adults may like it too!

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