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Silent Movie

Illustrated by C.B. Mordan

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.
Excitement.
Melodrama.
A Silent Movie.

Photograph by Katherine Warde

Avi is the author of more than seventy books for children and young adults, including the 2003 Newbery medal winner Crispin: The Cross of Lead. He has won two Newbery Honors and many other awards for his fiction. He lives with his family in Denver, Colorado. Visit him at Avi-Writer.com.

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