written by Brian Selznick

illustrated by Brian Selznick

Scholastic | ISBN 9780545027892

Hardback – 656 pages

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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.