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The Graveyard Book


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Appears on 6 lists in total.
Appears on 5 master lists.
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It takes a graveyard to raise a child.

Nobody Owens, known as Bod, is a normal boy. He would be completely normal if he didn't live in a graveyard, being raised by ghosts, with a guardian who belongs to neither the world of the living nor the dead. There are adventures in the gra...


  • Author: Neil Gaiman
  • Publish Date: 2010-09-28
  • Book Awards

    Won 2 awards in total (2 unique awards)
  • 1 Hugo
  • 1 Locus YA

  • Nominated for 2 (2 unique awards)
  • 1 British Fantasy Society
  • 1 World Fantasy Awards

  • Book Award Years
    2009 Hugo Winner: The Graveyard Book
    2009 British Fantasy Society Award Nominated: The Graveyard Book
    2009 World Fantasy Award Nominated: The Graveyard Book
    2009 Locus YA Award Winner: The Graveyard Book

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    By: Anonymous
    2013-08-10 09:06:51

    The starting of this book is a bit boring to me and so is the rest of it...but my sister really enjoyed it. Not my type of book though

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    By: bossiemay
    2014-07-09 01:41:37

    A 4.5. I listened to and watched the author read his own book, which was different. He is a rock star reader! I loved it.

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