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

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

Label
The graveyard book
Title
The graveyard book
Statement of responsibility
Neil Gaiman ; with illustrations by Dave McKean
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The orphan Bod, short for Nobody, is taken in by the inhabitants of a graveyard as a child of eighteen months and raised lovingly and carefully to the age of eighteen years by the community of ghosts and otherworldly creatures
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 Medal/Honor, 2009
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
286626
Cataloging source
DLC
Citation source
  • Wilson's Children, July 2009
  • School Library Journal, October 2008
  • Booklist starred, September 2008
  • Horn Book Starred, November 2008
  • Pub Weekly, September 2008
  • Kirkus Starred, August 2008
  • New York Times, February 2009
  • Horn Book, April 2009
  • Bulletin (Center for Children's books), October 2008
  • Wilson's Children
  • Newbery Medal/Honor
  • School Library Journal
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • 5.1
  • 5-8
  • 5-8
  • 6.7
Intended audience source
  • Follett Library Resources
  • Follett Library Resources
  • Follett Library Resources
LC call number
PZ7.G1273
LC item number
Gr 2008
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
820
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 5
  • 8
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
The graveyard book, Neil Gaiman ; with illustrations by Dave McKean
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
21410194
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
312 p.
Isbn
9780060530938
Isbn Type
(lib. bdg.)
Lccn
2008013860
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (rplri)44339
  • (IMchF)fol12102698
Label
The graveyard book, Neil Gaiman ; with illustrations by Dave McKean
Publication
Control code
21410194
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
312 p.
Isbn
9780060530938
Isbn Type
(lib. bdg.)
Lccn
2008013860
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (rplri)44339
  • (IMchF)fol12102698

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