The Graveyard Book

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Graveyard Book
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by Neil Gaiman, illustrated by Dave McKean, and published by HarperCollins Children's Books.
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A delicious mix of murder, fantasy, humor and human longing, the tale of Nobody Owens is told in magical, haunting prose. A child marked for death by an ancient league of assassins escapes into an abandoned graveyard, where he is reared and protected by its spirit denizens.

 "A child named Nobody, an assassin, a graveyard and the dead are the perfect combination in this deliciously creepy tale, which is sometimes humorous, sometimes haunting and sometimes surprising," said Newbery Committee Chair Rose V. Treviño.

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Friday, July 31, 2009 - 10:19
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