In Coraline's family's new flat there's a locked door. On the other side is a brick wall—until Coraline unlocks the door . . . and finds a passage to another flat in another house just like her own. Only different. The food is better there. Books have pictures that writhe and crawl and... show more
In Coraline's family's new flat there's a locked door. On the other side is a brick wall—until Coraline unlocks the door . . . and finds a passage to another flat in another house just like her own. Only different. The food is better there. Books have pictures that writhe and crawl and shimmer. And there's another mother and father there who want Coraline to be their little girl. They want to change her and keep her with them. . . . Forever. Coraline is an extraordinary fairy tale/nightmare from the uniquely skewed imagination of #1 New York Times bestselling author Neil Gaiman.
Publish date: August 29th 2006
Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks
Pages no: 162
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, Sequential Art
, Graphic Novels
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Grade Level: 6-8 Lexile Level: 740L Coraline sets off to find what is on the other side of the small door in her new house. When she finds it, she thinks it is wonderful and is having a great time. However, what she finds is truly horrible and Coraline must find a way out. I would use this book as a...
Coraline is a strange but interesting story about a little girl who moves into a new house while her parents still do not seem to pay attention to her. She goes against her parents rules and gets into a closet that transports her into a different world where she meets people she calls her "Other par...
Grade: 5th Reading Level: W This book is about the discovery of the world that is around you. The main character finds her way to another world where she has finds the doppelgangers of her love ones. Here she must make a choice to stay in this new world or go back to the world she grew up in. Th...
Another stellar graphic novel by Neil Gaiman, I am starting to be a stalker of this man. I have read the novel of Coraline but as I was volunteering the other day at the library, I came across this graphic novel as I was organizing this section in the children’s department. Neil’s name nice and bold...
If I was to use this in a classroom it would be in grades 5-6. I would choose to only use this in older grades because of the intensity of the text and the upper level vocabulary. In a lesson I would use it for a whole group lesson to test on comprehension and vocabulary. If I wanted to teach a mora...