Coraline Summary
Neil Gaiman

Everything you need to understand or teach Coraline by Neil Gaiman.

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Coraline Overview

Bravery, love and the meaning of happiness are all themes in the children’s book Coraline by Neil Gaiman. While exploring her new home, Coraline finds a locked door that at first appears to lead nowhere. This door, however, leads Coraline on a journey that helps her discover her own bravery. She saves her mother and father, as well as three children, from the grips of an evil creature who has created a reverse universe beyond that locked door.

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Neil Gaiman Biographies (2)

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Neil Gaiman has helped to create a renaissance in graphic novels and comic books. Along with other British writers such as Alan Moore, and a host of American writer/illustrators, including Art Spiegel... Read more
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As Harlan Ellison describes it in his introduction to Neil Gaiman's The Sandman: Season of Mists (1992), the announcement that Gaiman's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" had won the award for Year's Best St... Read more