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The graveyard book

Author: Neil Gaiman; Dave McKean
Publisher: New York : Harper, 2017. ©2008
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : Harper Classic editionView all editions and formats
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"Nobody Owens, known as Bod, is a normal boy. He would be completely normal if he didn't live in a graveyard, being raised by ghosts, with a guardian who belongs to neither the world of the living nor the dead. There are adventures in the graveyard for a boy - an ancient Indigo Man, a gateway to the abandoned city of ghouls, the strange and terrible Sleer. But if Bod leaves the graveyard, he will be in danger from  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Paranormal fiction
Ghost stories
Fiction
Occult fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Neil Gaiman; Dave McKean
ISBN: 9780062667038 0062667033
OCLC Number: 1007318517
Notes: Special edition includes: The Newbery Medal acceptance speech, handwritten pages from The Graveyard Book, sketches from The Graveyard Book, and reading group guide (46 unnumbered pages at end).
Awards: Newbery Medal, 2009
Hugo Award, 2009
Carnegie Medal, 2010
Description: 312 pages, 46 unnumbered pages : illustrations ; 20 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.
Responsibility: Neil Gaiman ; with illustrations by Dave McKean.

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"Nobody Owens, known as Bod, is a normal boy. He would be completely normal if he didn't live in a graveyard, being raised by ghosts, with a guardian who belongs to neither the world of the living nor the dead. There are adventures in the graveyard for a boy - an ancient Indigo Man, a gateway to the abandoned city of ghouls, the strange and terrible Sleer. But if Bod leaves the graveyard, he will be in danger from the man Jack - who has already killed Bod's family. The Graveyard Book, a modern classic, is the only work ever to win both the Newbery (US) and Carnegie (UK) Medals."--

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