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Skellig

Author: David Almond
Publisher: New York : Delacorte Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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Young readers will by enchanted by this magical tale of friendship and family: Michael was looking forward to his new house and neighborhood, until his infant sister became very ill. Now his parents are constantly frantic, the scary doctor is always coming around, and Michael feels helpless. When he goes out into the old rickety garage, he comes across a mysterious being living beneath spider webs and eating  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fantasy fiction
Fiction
Young adult fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Almond
ISBN: 038532653X 9780385326537 9780440229087 0440229081 9780440416029 0440416027 9781413148527 1413148522
OCLC Number: 39129781
Notes: Prequel: My name is Mina.
"First published in Great Britain"--Title page verso.
Awards: Michael L. Printz Honor Book, 2000, ALA Notable Children's Book, 2000.
Carnegie Medal winner, 1998
Whitbread Children's Book of the Year, 1998.
Target Audience: Middle School.; 490
Description: 182 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: by David Almond.
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This multi-awarding winning and critically acclaimed novel is about a ten-year-old boy who finds the body of a strange beast amid the spider webs and dead flies in his crumbling garage. He and his  Read more...

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"Almond makes a triumphant debut in the field of children's literature with prose that is at once eerie, magical, and poignant."--Publishers Weekly, Starred "A powerful, atmospheric story . . . the Read more...

 
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