The Graveyard Book Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

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Chapter 1: “How Nobody Came to the Cemetery”

• Jacks comes to a house and kills a mother, a father and a sister. An 18-month-old boy escapes.

• The boy wanders to a cemetery where the ghost of Mrs. Owens is begged by the ghost of the boy’s deceased mother to care for him.

• Jacks comes looking for the boy at the cemetery, but Silas, the caretaker of the cemetery lies and says the boy went down the hill.

• The ghosts discuss what to do with the child. Mrs. Owens wants to keep her promise and care for him.

• It is agreed that Mr. and Mrs. Owens will raise the child and Silas will bring food for him.

• The child is named Nobody, or “Bod” for short. Some of the ghosts worry a human child will bring undue attention to them, while others are fine with him living amongst them...

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