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Elise Broach

Elise Broach
Mark Broach

Elise Broach is the New York Times bestselling author of Masterpiece, Shakespeare’s Secret and Desert Crossing, Missing on Superstition Mountain, the first book in the Superstition Mountain Trilogy, as well as several picture books. Her books have been selected as ALA notable books, Junior Library Guild selections, a Publishers Weekly Best Children’s Book, a New York Public Library Best Book for the Teenage, an IRA Teacher’s Choice, an E.B. White Read Aloud Award, and nominated for an Edgar Award, among other distinctions. Ms. Broach holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in history from Yale University. She was born in Georgia and lives in the woods of rural Connecticut, walking distance from three farms, a library, a post office and two country stores.

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Masterpiece by Elise Broach--Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Elise Broach's children's book Masterpiece. Marvin lives with his family under the kitchen sink in the Pompadays' apartment. He is very much a beetle. James Pompaday lives with his family in New York City. He is very much an eleven-year-old boy. After James gets a pen-and-ink set for his birthday, Marvin surprises him by creating an elaborate miniature drawing.

A Trip to the Country for Marvin & James

A Trip to the Country for Marvin & James

The Masterpiece Adventures

Elise Broach; illustrations by Kelly Murphy
Holt Books for Young Readers
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

Book 5 in the Masterpiece Adventures chapter book series featuring Marvin the beetle and his best friend, James.

Marvin gets invited to spend a weekend with James visiting Karl and...

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Bedtime for Little Bulldozer

Bedtime for Little Bulldozer

Elise Broach; illustrations by Barry E. Jackson
Holt Books for Young Readers
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

Little Bulldozer struggles to fall asleep in Bedtime for Little Bulldozer, a sweet and clever bedtime picture book by New York Times bestselling author Elise Broach with...

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Trouble at School for Marvin & James

The Masterpiece Adventures

Elise Broach; illustrations by Kelly Murphy
Square Fish
Square Fish

In the new Masterpiece Adventure Trouble at School for Marvin & James, the third in a series for younger readers from bestselling author Elise Broach, Marvin the beetle is off to school...

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My Pet Wants a Pet

Elise Broach; illustrations by Eric Barclay
Holt Books for Young Readers
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

A charming picture book that cleverly captures a universal wish—to love and care for something—and shows that you're never too little to share in that dream, by New York Times­-bestselling...

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The Wolf Keepers

Elise Broach; illustrations by Alice Ratterree
Square Fish
Square Fish

A thrilling middle-grade historical mystery set in Yosemite National Park from the New York Times-bestselling author of Masterpiece

Twelve-year-old Lizzie Durango and her dad...

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James to the Rescue

The Masterpiece Adventures

Elise Broach; illustrations by Kelly Murphy
Square Fish
Square Fish

In this Masterpiece Adventure, the second in a chapter book series for younger readers from Elise Broach, bestselling author of Masterpiece, Marvin the beetle is going collecting...

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The Wolf Keepers Chapter Sampler

Elise Broach; illustrations by Alice Ratterree
Holt Books for Young Readers
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

Read a sneak peek of THE WOLF KEEPERS!


Twelve-year-old Lizzie Durango and her dad have always had a zoo to call their home. Lizzie spends her days watching the animals and taking note...

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The Miniature World of Marvin & James

The Masterpiece Adventures

Elise Broach; illustrations by Kelly Murphy
Square Fish
Square Fish

In this Masterpiece Adventure, the first in a companion series for younger readers from bestselling author Elise Broach, James is going on vacation for a week. His best friend, Marvin the beetle,...

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Revenge of Superstition Mountain

Superstition Mountain Mysteries

Elise Broach; illustrations by Olga and Aleksey Ivanov
Square Fish
Square Fish

In the third and final book in this action-packed trilogy, the Barker brothers and their good friend Delilah secretly climb up to Superstition Mountain one last time. There are still mysteries to...

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Treasure on Superstition Mountain

Superstition Mountain Mysteries

Elise Broach; illustrations by Antonio Javier Caparo
Square Fish
Square Fish

Even though Henry Barker and his two brothers learned firsthand that the urban legend about danger on nearby Superstition Mountain wasn't just a myth, this doesn't stop them from planning their return....

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Missing on Superstition Mountain

Superstition Mountain Mysteries

Elise Broach; illustrations by Antonio Javier Caparo
Square Fish
Square Fish

It's summer and the three Barker brothers—Simon, Henry, and Jack—just moved from Illinois to Arizona. Their parents have warned them repeatedly not to explore Superstition Mountain, which is...

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Masterpiece

The Masterpiece Adventures

Elise Broach; Illustrated by Kelly Murphy
Square Fish
Square Fish

In this fast-paced mystery, eleven-year-old James and Marvin the beetle get caught up in a staged art heist at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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Shakespeare's Secret

Elise Broach
Square Fish
Square Fish

A missing diamond, a mysterious neighbor, a link to Shakespeare—can Hero uncover the connections?

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Desert Crossing

Elise Broach
Holt Books for Young Readers
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

There are some kinds of trouble you never see coming, like those thunderstorms that start from nothing at all. One minute the sky is bright blue and distant. Then, all of a sudden, it's dark and...

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