Bibliographic Information: Selznick, B. (2007). The invention of Hugo Cabret. New York: Scholastic Press.
Annotation: This book is about Hugo, an orphan who lives in Paris and secretly watches the clocks in the train station. Hugo befriends a young girl, Isabelle, and a toy booth owner and his story becomes complicated as he tries to solve the mystery of the automaton from his father.
Grade Level: 4th-6th grade
Readers who would like this: Readers who enjoy stories with mystery and creative main characters.
Rating and Response: I would rate this book 4/4. It was a great read and the illustrations added a whole new layer to the story.
Text-Dependent Questions: Who does Hugo steal the heart-shaped key from?