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The Graveyard Book: A Novel (P.S.) - Neil Gaiman, 'Dave McKean'
The Graveyard Book: A Novel (P.S.)
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In this ingenious and captivating reimagining of Rudyard Kipling’s classic adventure The Jungle Book, Neil Gaiman tells the unforgettable story of Nobody Owens, a living, breathing boy whose home is a graveyard, raised by a guardian who belongs neither to the mortal world nor the realm of the... show more
In this ingenious and captivating reimagining of Rudyard Kipling’s classic adventure The Jungle Book, Neil Gaiman tells the unforgettable story of Nobody Owens, a living, breathing boy whose home is a graveyard, raised by a guardian who belongs neither to the mortal world nor the realm of the dead. Among the mausoleums and headstones of his home, Bod experiences things most mortals can barely imagine. But real, flesh-and-blood danger waits just outside the cemetery walls: the man who murdered the infant Bod’s family will not rest until he finds Nobody Owens and finishes the job he began many years ago. A #1 New York Times bestseller and winner of many international awards, including the Hugo Award for best novel and the Locus Award, The Graveyard Book is a glorious meditation on love, loss, survival, and sacrifice...and what it means to truly be alive.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780062081551 (0062081551)
ASIN: 0062081551
Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
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Ms.C Harris' future classroom books
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4.0 Ms. Harris' Overview of The Graveyard Book
The Graveyard Book is a spooky book that may reach out to boys in your classroom. This could be a book you read to your class during Halloween or the Day of the Dead. The Graveyard Book is about a young boy who becomes adopted by ghost. He goes through a LIVING experience to find out who he really i...
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5.0 The Graveyard Book
The Graveyard Book is on a 5.1 reading level (5th grade, 1st month of school). This story is about a toddler named Nobody who is raised by ghosts and other beings that live in the cemetery. Since most of the characters are introduced by their epitaph poem, this gives teachers an opportunity to study...
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5.0 THE GRAVEYARD BOOK by Neil Gaiman
Nobody Owens is raised in a cemetary after his family is murdered. He was supposed to die that night but wandered away before the murderer caught him. He is safe as long as he stays in the cemetary. He can see the spirits of the graveyard's inhabitants. He learns from them on the physical as wel...
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5.0 Who is Nobody?
Nobody (Bod) Owens, was raised by ghosts after his parents were killed by the man Jack. He was granted Freedom of the the Graveyard in order to blend in with his surroundings. As Bod gets older, he becomes interested in being educated outside of the graveyard which inevitably makes him noticeable. H...
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4.0 The Graveyard Book
The Graveyard Book follows Nobody Owens, Bod for short, as he explores his home in a graveyard. Readers join Bod on many adventures throughout his life from escaping the Indigo Man and the ghoul-gate, as well as finding out the truth about his true identity. Bod is safe in the graveyard from the dan...
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