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The Resource The graveyard book, by Neil Gaiman ; with illustrations by Dave McKean

The graveyard book, by Neil Gaiman ; with illustrations by Dave McKean

Label
The graveyard book
Title
The graveyard book
Statement of responsibility
by Neil Gaiman ; with illustrations by Dave McKean
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
Summary
Nobody Owens is a normal boy, except that he has been raised by ghosts and other denizens of the graveyard
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2009
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2008
  • Carnegie Medal, 2010.
  • Garden State Teen Book Award (New Jersey), Fiction (Grades 6-8), 2011.
  • Hugo Award for Best Novel, 2009.
  • Indies' Choice Book Awards, Best Indie Young Adult Buzz Book, 2009.
  • Kentucky Bluegrass Award for Grades 6-8, 2010.
  • Locus Young Adult Book Award, 2009.
  • Newbery Medal, 2009.
  • USBBY Outstanding International Book, 2009.
  • Wisconsin Library Association Children's Book Awards: Elizabeth Burr/Worzalla Award, 2009.
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2009
Awards note
Newbery Award Winner, 2009.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
286626
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Interest level
MG+
LC call number
PZ7.G1273
LC item number
Gr 2009
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
820
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 5
  • 8
Reading level
5.1
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Thordike Press large print the literacy bridge
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
The graveyard book, by Neil Gaiman ; with illustrations by Dave McKean
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
8557656
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print ed.
Extent
373 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410414410
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2008050770
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (DLC)15539168
  • (DLC)2008050770
Label
The graveyard book, by Neil Gaiman ; with illustrations by Dave McKean
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
8557656
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print ed.
Extent
373 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410414410
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2008050770
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (DLC)15539168
  • (DLC)2008050770

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