Silent Movie

Silent Movie

By Avi; C. B. Mordan (Illustrator)

Atheneum Books for Young Readers, Hardcover, 9780689841453, 48pp.

Publication Date: March 1, 2003

Black-and-white images follow one after another.
The story of an immigrant family alone in a big city.
Close-ups of a mother, a son -- faces filled with heartache and joy.
Plenty of action.
A Silent Movie.

About the Author
Some pretty amazing things have happened to Avi. It all began in 1970, with "Things That Sometimes Happen, " his first book. His novels include two Newbery Honor Books, "Nothing but the Truth" and "The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle, " also the winner of the "Boston Globe-Horn Book" Award. Avi's fifty books tell mysterious, fantastical, and historical tales, and even an animal tale or two, like "Poppy" (also a "Boston Globe-Horn Book" Award recipient) and "The Christmas Rat." He lives with his family in Denver, Colorado.

C. B. Mordan is the illustrator of several books for young readers, including "Lost: A Story in String". He lives near Kansas City, Missouri.