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The Graveyard Book Summary
Neil Gaiman

Everything you need to understand or teach The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman.

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The Graveyard Book Summary

Plot Summary

The Graveyard Book by award-winning author Nick Gaiman is a novel about a baby raised in a graveyard by the dead. Nobody Owens' entire family is murdered in the middle of the night when he is only eighteen months old. Nobody escapes by wandering into an old graveyard and is adopted by a couple buried there for more than a hundred years. As Nobody grows up, he learns all there is to know about being dead and haunting the living, but must continue to hide in the safety of the graveyard until the man who wanted him and his family dead is found. The Graveyard Book is a story of an unusual child and his unusual childhood, one that starts out to frighten but ends up enlightening the unsuspecting reader.

A baby wakes in the middle of the night and finds the front door of his home open...

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Study Pack

The The Graveyard Book Study Pack contains about 31 pages of study material in 3 products, including:

The Graveyard Book Study Guide

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