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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
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 Medal, 2009.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
286626
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
820
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
MG+
LC call number
  • PZ7.G1273
  • PR6057.A319
LC item number
  • Gr 2008
  • G73 2008
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
Study program name
Accelerated Reader/Renaissance Learning
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
The graveyard book, Neil Gaiman ; with illustrations by Dave McKean
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0817/2008013860.html
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
Contents
How Nobody came to the graveyard -- The new friend -- The hounds of God -- The witch's headstone -- Danse Macabre -- Interlude: The convocation -- Nobody Owens' school days -- Every man Jack -- Leavings and partings
Control code
5015066
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
312 pages
Isbn
9780060530938
Lccn
2008013860
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn179806700
  • (OCoLC)179806700
Label
The graveyard book, Neil Gaiman ; with illustrations by Dave McKean
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0817/2008013860.html
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
How Nobody came to the graveyard -- The new friend -- The hounds of God -- The witch's headstone -- Danse Macabre -- Interlude: The convocation -- Nobody Owens' school days -- Every man Jack -- Leavings and partings
Control code
5015066
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
312 pages
Isbn
9780060530938
Lccn
2008013860
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn179806700
  • (OCoLC)179806700

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