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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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Unhappy about his baby sister's illness and the chaos of moving into a dilapidated old house, Michael retreats to the garage and finds a mysterious stranger who is something like a bird and something like an angel.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Young adult fiction
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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