The Graveyard Book, Neil Gaiman
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The Graveyard Book

In this Newbery Medal-winning novel, Bod is an unusual boy who inhabits an unusual place—he's the only living resident of a graveyard. Raised from infancy by the ghosts, werewolves, and other cemetery denizens, Bod has learned the antiquated customs of his guardians' time as well as their ghostly teachings—such as the ability to Fade so mere mortals cannot see him.
Can a boy raised by ghosts face the wonders and terrors of the worlds of both the living and the dead? And then there are being such as ghouls that aren't really one thing or the other.
The Graveyard Book won the Newbery Medal and the Carnegie Medal and is a Hugo Award Winner for Best Novel.
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Galina Sokolinskaya
Galina Sokolinskayashared an impression2 years ago
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🚀Unputdownable

Incredible, inspiring, engrossing

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🔮Hidden Depths

One of the best children book I've read. It can deservingly stand on one shelf with "Tom Sawer" and such.

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diannamorariushared an impression3 months ago
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💀Spooky
🔮Hidden Depths
💡Learnt A Lot
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🚀Unputdownable

Absolutely amazing!

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for climbing up things
There was moonlight, and there were streetlights, but the fog stifled everything, muted light and muffled sound and made the night shadowy and treacherous.
You’re always you, and that don’t change, and you’re always changing, and there’s nothing you can do about it
’s like the people who believe they’ll be happy if they go and live somewhere else, but who learn it doesn’t work that way. Wherever you go, you take yourself with you. If you see what I mean.”
Silas gave Bod a quest – to find each of the twenty-six letters in the graveyard – and Bod finished it, proudly, with the discovery of Ezekiel Ulmsley’s stone, built into the side of the wall in the old chapel. His guardian was pleased with him.
Delighted to have made your acquaintance,’ he said. ‘And I trust that you will find everything you need out there.’
took several huge, clattering steps, then it was off the side of the hill and cantering across the sky.
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