The Graveyard Book

By Neil Gaiman
Illustrators Illustrations by Dave McKean Publisher HarperCollins Imprint Harper Collins ISBN


Awards and Honors 2009 Newbery Medal; 2009 Boston Globe-Horn Book Award, Fiction and Poetry honor book; 2009 Teens’ Top Ten; 2009 ALA Best Books for Young Adults; 2009 Booklist Top 10 SF/Fantasy for Youth; 2008 Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth; 2008 Horn Book Fanfare, Best Fiction for Teens; 2008 VOYA Best Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror

The Graveyard Book

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Nobody Owens, better known as Bod, is an ordinary boy, except he happens to live in a graveyard and has parents who are ghosts. While other living children go to school, Bod learns how to Fade, how to Haunt, and how to open ghoul-gates-skills that prove useful when Jack, the man who killed Bod's biological family, returns to town to finish what he started. Black-and-white illustrations. Winner of the 2009 Newbery Medal. A 2009 Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor Book. Winner of the 2010 Carnegie Medal.
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