The Invention of Hugo Cabret

Written by Brian Selznick

Hugo, an orphan, thief, and clock keeper, lives alone in the walls of a Paris train station. When he meets a shopkeeper, who runs a toy booth, and a girl named Isabelle, his life starts to change. The action revolves his notebook, a key, and an automaton. The story was inspired by the life of filmmaker George Melies.

Age Range 9 - 13 years
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Copyright Year
Page Count
533
Publisher
Scholastic
Grade Level 4th - 8th
ISBN
9780439813785
Lexile 820
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