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The graveyard book

Author: Neil Gaiman; Dave McKean
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins Pub., ©2008.
Series: Newbery Medal : 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
Summary:
After the grisly murder of his entire family, a toddler wanders into a graveyard where the ghosts and other supernatural residents agree to raise him as one of their own.
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Genre/Form: Book club kits
Fiction
Juvenile works
Paranormal fiction
Occult fiction
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Neil Gaiman; Dave McKean
ISBN: 9780060530921 0060530928 9780060530938 0060530936 9780060530945 0060530944 9780062081551 0062081551
OCLC Number: 179806700
Awards: Newbery Medal, 2009.
CILIP Carnegie Medal
Target Audience: 820
Description: 312 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: How Nobody came to the graveyard --
The new friend --
The hounds of God --
The witch's headstone --
Danse Macabre --
Interlude: The convocation --
Nobody Owens' school days --
Every man Jack --
Leavings and partings.
Series Title: Newbery Medal : 2009.
Responsibility: Neil Gaiman ; with illustrations by Dave McKean.

Abstract:

After the grisly murder of his entire family, a toddler wanders into a graveyard where the ghosts and other supernatural residents agree to raise him as one of their own.
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by HPWill (WorldCat user published 2011-03-09) Very Good Permalink

A great read for all ages. I really enjoyed reading this in jr high.

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very good book online

by vcheapprice (WorldCat user published 2010-11-09) Very Good Permalink

Good Book For Me I love this book it very greast book for reader

I can grest book very very good book online

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Great novel

by bookfan22 (WorldCat user published 2010-05-01) Excellent Permalink

Great book, wish the author would have explained a little more at the end. I felt there was not complete closure.

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A nice addition to any collection

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2009-07-13) Good Permalink

     This book is a well written book about a boy, Nobody Owens, whose parents are killed when he was a toddler and he ends up being raised in a cemetery by the people buried there.   It is full of excitement and adventure that will keep you reading.  The book does...
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