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The Resource Skeleton Man

Skeleton Man

Label
Skeleton Man
Title
Skeleton Man
Statement of responsibility
Joseph Bruchac
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A chilling middle grade novel featuring a brave young girl, missing parents, and a terrifying stranger, based on a Native American legend. R.L. Stine, New York Times bestselling author of the Goosebumps series, raved, "This book gave ME nightmares!"Molly's father, who grew up on the Mohawk Reserve of Akwesasne, always had the best scary stories. One of her favorites was the legend of Skeleton Man, a gruesome tale about a man with such insatiable hunger he ate his own flesh before devouring those around him.But ever since her parents mysteriously vanished, those spooky tales have started to feel all too real.Don't miss The Legend of Skeleton Man: a spine-tingling collection of Skeleton Man and its sequel, The Return of Skeleton Man!
Member of
Summary
After her parents disappear and she is turned over to the care of a strange "great-uncle," Molly must rely on her dreams about an old Mohawk story for her safety and maybe even for her life
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Flicker Tale Children's Book Award (North Dakota), 2003.
  • Georgia Children's Book Award, 2004.
  • Golden Sower Award (Nebraska), Grades 4-6, 2004.
  • Grand Canyon Reader Award (Arizona), Intermediate Book Category, 2005.
  • Nutmeg Children's Book Award, 2005.
  • Prairie Pasque Children's Book Award (South Dakota), 2004.
  • Sequoyah Book Awards (Oklahoma), Children’s Books, 2004.
  • Young Reader's Choice Award (Pacific Northwest), 2004.
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2002
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 2001.
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102002
Cataloging source
DLC
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1942-
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Bruchac, Joseph
Index
no index present
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730
Literary form
fiction
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  • 4
  • 7
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
Series statement
Skeleton Man (Joseph Bruchac)
Series volume
0001
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  • Horror
  • Folklore
  • Young Adult Fiction
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Skeleton Man
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:46af3a44-75a4-4f76-80ce-4c6c1dfb704e
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780061909016
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Skeleton Man
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:46af3a44-75a4-4f76-80ce-4c6c1dfb704e
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780061909016
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

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      175 Monmouth Street, Independence, OR, 97351, US
      44.851488 -123.185756
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