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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
Author
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
Member of
Summary
Nobody Owens is a normal boy, except that he has been raised by ghosts and other denizens of the graveyard
Theme
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
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gaiman, Neil
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • Young Adult
  • 830
Intended audience source
Lexile
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.
  • 5.4.
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
McKean, Dave
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Thorndike Press large print The literacy bridge
Study program name
  • Accelerated Reader
  • Reading Counts!
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Large type books
  • Dead
  • Supernatural
  • Cemeteries
  • Orphans
  • Large type books
  • Large type books
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
ocn283802625
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Large print ed.
Extent
373 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410414410
Lccn
2008050770
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)283802625
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
ocn283802625
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Large print ed.
Extent
373 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410414410
Lccn
2008050770
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)283802625

Library Locations

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      225 NW Adams Street, McMinnville, OR, 97128, US
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