10.19.18 {BOOKflix Friday} Coraline and the Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman…. and a contest :)

Today is BookFlix Friday!

Few things can draw a reader to a new book like a book trailer can.

Get the popcorn ready.

Lights…Camera…Action!


My daughters love Halloween. Do you?

The imagery, tastes, and sounds of this time of year are awesome:

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And don’t forget our Second Annual AlphaTeam AlphaTheme Pumpkin Carving Contest!

 

Many of you have seen Coraline–surprisingly creepy, right?

If you haven’t read the book yet, you should!

 

 

There is no better day to share the Newbery-award winning book by the same author…

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 graveyard for a boy—an ancient Indigo Man, a gateway to the abandoned city of ghouls, the strange and terrible Sleer.

Bod has learned the antiquated customs of his guardians’ time as well as their ghostly teachings—such as the ability to Fade so mere mortals cannot see him. But if Bod leaves the graveyard, he will be in danger from the man Jack–who has already killed Bod’s family.

Can a boy raised by ghosts face the wonders and terrors of the worlds of both the living and the dead?

 

Neil Gaiman has been recorded reading the whole book. Perhaps you’d like to watch it on YouTube:

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