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The Graveyard Book

By: Gaiman, Neil McKean, Dave(Illustrated by) Atwood, Margaret(Foreword by)

0060530936 / 9780060530938
Hardback
30/09/2008
Usually dispatched within 4 weeks
140 x 210 mm, 435 grams 320 pages
Quiz No: 215816, Points 10.00, Book Level 5.10,
Middle Years - Key Stage 2 Learn More

The original hardcover edition of a perennial favorite, The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman, which has sold more than one million copies and is the only novel to win both the Newbery Medal and the Carnegie Medal.This middle grade novel is an excellent choice for tween readers in grades 5 to 6, especially during homeschooling. Its a fun way to keep your child entertained and engaged while not in the classroom.

Bod is an unusual boy who inhabits an unusual placehe's the only living resident of a graveyard. Raised from infancy by the ghosts, werewolves, and other cemetery denizens, Bod has learned the antiquated customs of his guardians' time as well as their ghostly teachingssuch as the ability to Fade so mere mortals cannot see him.

Can a boy raised by ghosts face the wonders and terrors of the worlds of both the living and the dead?

The Graveyard Book is the winner of the Newbery Medal, the Carnegie Medal, the Hugo Award for best novel, the Locus Award for Young Adult novel, the American Bookseller Associations Best Indie Young Adult Buzz Book, a Horn Book Honor, and Audio Book of the Year.

BIC:

YFG Science fiction (Children's / Teenage)

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