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The Graveyard Book

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Book Title
The Graveyard Book
Author
Neil Gaiman
ISBN
9780060530921
The original hardcover edition of a perennial favorite, The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman, which has sold more than one million copies and is the only novel to win both the Newbery Medal and the Carnegie Medal. This middle grade novel is an excellent choice for tween readers in grades 5 to 6, especially during homeschooling. It's a fun way to keep your child entertained and engaged while not in the classroom.Bod is an unusual boy who inhabits an unusual place--he's the only living resident of a graveyard. Raised from infancy by the ghosts, werewolves, and other cemetery denizens, Bod has learned the antiquated customs of his guardians' time as well as their ghostly teachings--such as the ability to Fade so mere mortals cannot see him.Can a boy raised by ghosts face the wonders and terrors of the worlds of both the living and the dead? The Graveyard Book is the winner of the Newbery Medal, the Carnegie Medal, the Hugo Award for best novel, the Locus Award for Young Adult novel, the American Bookseller Association's "Best Indie Young Adult Buzz Book," a Horn Book Honor, and Audio Book of the Year.--Garth Nix, author of The Abhorsen TrilogyBinding Type: HardcoverAuthor: Neil GaimanPublisher: HarperCollinsPublished: 10/01/2008ISBN: 9780060530921Pages: 312Weight: 0.88lbsSize: 8.50h x 6.00w x 1.11dAward: Pennsylvania Young Reader's Choice Award - NomineeAward: Dorothy Canfield Fisher Children's Book Award - NomineeAward: Capitol Choices: Noteworthy Books for Children and Teens - RecommendedAward: Nene Award - NomineeAward: Delaware Diamonds Award - NomineeAward: Isinglass Teen Read Award - NomineeAward: Sequoyah Book Awards - NomineeAward: Midwest Booksellers' Choice Award - WinnerAward: Newbery Medal - WinnerAward: Hugo Award - WinnerAward: Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards - Honor BookAward: L.A. Times Book Prize - FinalistAward: Indies Choice Book Awards - WinnerAward: Cybils - WinnerReview Citations: New York Times Book Review 02/15/2009 pg. 15Voice of Youth Advocates 08/01/2008 - Recommended - Better Than MostKirkus Review - Children 08/15/2008 pg. 879Entertainment Weekly 02/20/2009 pg. 72Booklist 09/15/2008 pg. 54Publishers Weekly 09/29/2008 pg. 82School Library Journal 10/01/2008 pg. 144Horn Book Magazine 11/01/2008 pg. 703Kirkus Best Children's Books 11/15/2008 pg. 12Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 11/01/2008 pg. 70 - RecommendedBulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 10/01/2008Booklist Ed Choice Youth 01/01/2009 pg. 13New York Times Book Review 02/22/2009 pg. 18People Weekly 03/02/2009 pg. 43Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/2009 - Outstanding, Noteworthy In StyleLibrary Journal 12/09/2008Asimov's Science Fiction 12/01/2009 pg. 108ALA Best Books Young Adults 03/15/2009 pg. 13ALA Notable Children's Books 03/15/2009 pg. 22Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 125535 / Graveyard BookReading Level: 5.1 / Interest Level: Middle Grade Plus / Point Value: 10

The original hardcover edition of a perennial favorite, The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman, which has sold more than one million copies and is the only novel to win both the Newbery Medal and the Carnegie Medal. This middle grade novel is an excellent choice for tween readers in grades 5 to 6, especially during homeschooling. It's a fun way to keep your child entertained and engaged while not in the classroom.

Bod is an unusual boy who inhabits an unusual place--he's the only living resident of a graveyard. Raised from infancy by the ghosts, werewolves, and other cemetery denizens, Bod has learned the antiquated customs of his guardians' time as well as their ghostly teachings--such as the ability to Fade so mere mortals cannot see him.

Can a boy raised by ghosts face the wonders and terrors of the worlds of both the living and the dead?

The Graveyard Book is the winner of the Newbery Medal, the Carnegie Medal, the Hugo Award for best novel, the Locus Award for Young Adult novel, the American Bookseller Association's "Best Indie Young Adult Buzz Book," a Horn Book Honor, and Audio Book of the Year.

--Garth Nix, author of The Abhorsen Trilogy

Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Neil Gaiman
Publisher: HarperCollins
Published: 10/01/2008
ISBN: 9780060530921
Pages: 312
Weight: 0.88lbs
Size: 8.50h x 6.00w x 1.11d
Award: Pennsylvania Young Reader's Choice Award - Nominee
Award: Dorothy Canfield Fisher Children's Book Award - Nominee
Award: Capitol Choices: Noteworthy Books for Children and Teens - Recommended
Award: Nene Award - Nominee
Award: Delaware Diamonds Award - Nominee
Award: Isinglass Teen Read Award - Nominee
Award: Sequoyah Book Awards - Nominee
Award: Midwest Booksellers' Choice Award - Winner
Award: Newbery Medal - Winner
Award: Hugo Award - Winner
Award: Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards - Honor Book
Award: L.A. Times Book Prize - Finalist
Award: Indies Choice Book Awards - Winner
Award: Cybils - Winner

Review Citations: New York Times Book Review 02/15/2009 pg. 15
Voice of Youth Advocates 08/01/2008 - Recommended - Better Than Most
Kirkus Review - Children 08/15/2008 pg. 879
Entertainment Weekly 02/20/2009 pg. 72
Booklist 09/15/2008 pg. 54
Publishers Weekly 09/29/2008 pg. 82
School Library Journal 10/01/2008 pg. 144
Horn Book Magazine 11/01/2008 pg. 703
Kirkus Best Children's Books 11/15/2008 pg. 12
Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 11/01/2008 pg. 70 - Recommended
Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 10/01/2008
Booklist Ed Choice Youth 01/01/2009 pg. 13
New York Times Book Review 02/22/2009 pg. 18
People Weekly 03/02/2009 pg. 43
Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/2009 - Outstanding, Noteworthy In Style
Library Journal 12/09/2008
Asimov's Science Fiction 12/01/2009 pg. 108
ALA Best Books Young Adults 03/15/2009 pg. 13
ALA Notable Children's Books 03/15/2009 pg. 22

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 125535 / Graveyard Book
Reading Level: 5.1 / Interest Level: Middle Grade Plus / Point Value: 10

The original hardcover edition of a perennial favorite, The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman, which has sold more than one million copies and is the only novel to win both the Newbery Medal and the Carnegie Medal. This middle grade novel is an excellent choice for tween readers in grades 5 to 6, especially during homeschooling. It's a fun way to keep your child entertained and engaged while not in the classroom.

Bod is an unusual boy who inhabits an unusual place--he's the only living resident of a graveyard. Raised from infancy by the ghosts, werewolves, and other cemetery denizens, Bod has learned the antiquated customs of his guardians' time as well as their ghostly teachings--such as the ability to Fade so mere mortals cannot see him.

Can a boy raised by ghosts face the wonders and terrors of the worlds of both the living and the dead?

The Graveyard Book is the winner of the Newbery Medal, the Carnegie Medal, the Hugo Award for best novel, the Locus Award for Young Adult novel, the American Bookseller Association's "Best Indie Young Adult Buzz Book," a Horn Book Honor, and Audio Book of the Year.

--Garth Nix, author of The Abhorsen Trilogy

Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Neil Gaiman
Publisher: HarperCollins
Published: 10/01/2008
ISBN: 9780060530921
Pages: 312
Weight: 0.88lbs
Size: 8.50h x 6.00w x 1.11d
Award: Pennsylvania Young Reader's Choice Award - Nominee
Award: Dorothy Canfield Fisher Children's Book Award - Nominee
Award: Capitol Choices: Noteworthy Books for Children and Teens - Recommended
Award: Nene Award - Nominee
Award: Delaware Diamonds Award - Nominee
Award: Isinglass Teen Read Award - Nominee
Award: Sequoyah Book Awards - Nominee
Award: Midwest Booksellers' Choice Award - Winner
Award: Newbery Medal - Winner
Award: Hugo Award - Winner
Award: Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards - Honor Book
Award: L.A. Times Book Prize - Finalist
Award: Indies Choice Book Awards - Winner
Award: Cybils - Winner

Review Citations: New York Times Book Review 02/15/2009 pg. 15
Voice of Youth Advocates 08/01/2008 - Recommended - Better Than Most
Kirkus Review - Children 08/15/2008 pg. 879
Entertainment Weekly 02/20/2009 pg. 72
Booklist 09/15/2008 pg. 54
Publishers Weekly 09/29/2008 pg. 82
School Library Journal 10/01/2008 pg. 144
Horn Book Magazine 11/01/2008 pg. 703
Kirkus Best Children's Books 11/15/2008 pg. 12
Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 11/01/2008 pg. 70 - Recommended
Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 10/01/2008
Booklist Ed Choice Youth 01/01/2009 pg. 13
New York Times Book Review 02/22/2009 pg. 18
People Weekly 03/02/2009 pg. 43
Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/2009 - Outstanding, Noteworthy In Style
Library Journal 12/09/2008
Asimov's Science Fiction 12/01/2009 pg. 108
ALA Best Books Young Adults 03/15/2009 pg. 13
ALA Notable Children's Books 03/15/2009 pg. 22

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 125535 / Graveyard Book
Reading Level: 5.1 / Interest Level: Middle Grade Plus / Point Value: 10