The Graveyard Book

Written by Neil Gaiman and Illustrated by Dave McKean

After a toddler’s parents were murdered, he is adopted by the ghosts of the graveyard. Mr. and Mrs. Owens become his foster parents and name him Nobody. The book describes Nobody’s adventures in the graveyard, where he has the power to pass through solid objects. Silas the caretaker provides for him, and he makes friends with a girl named Scarlett Perkins.

Age Range 10 - 14 years
Genre
Copyright Year
Page Count
320
Publisher
HarperCollins
Grade Level 5th - 9th
ISBN
9780060530945
Lexile 820
Themes