What Reading Level Is The Graveyard Book?

What genre is The Graveyard Book?

Children’s literatureFantasyThe Graveyard Book/Genres.

What age is the graveyard book appropriate for?

The novel is aimed at 8 – 11 year olds, but the gruesome murder descriptions in the first chapter may push the age up. Parents should read that bit and then decide. Nearly every chapter is a self contained short story about an incident in Bod’s life. This makes it ideal for dipping into, and for reading at bedtime.

Who is the oldest ghost in the graveyard book?

When Bod is about eight years old, he meets Liza Hempstock, a nice witch who’s buried just outside of the graveyard. When he learns that she was buried without a headstone, he decides he must get her one, no matter what.

What is nobody Owens real name?

Bod is the most Goth kid you’ll ever meet – he lives in a graveyard and is raised by ghosts, a vampire, and a werewolf, for Pete’s sake.

Will The Graveyard Book be a movie?

In a twist, The Graveyard Book went back onto Walt Disney Pictures schedule. It was announced in January 2013 that Ron Howard would direct the film, co-author a new screenplay and produce The Graveyard Book as a live-action feature.

Is Silas from the graveyard book a vampire?

Silas is Bod’s guardian. The novel heavily implies that he’s a vampire: he has no reflection in mirrors, he sleeps in a steamer trunk, and he assumes a batlike form when he’s not in his tall, pale, human form.

Is the Graveyard book for adults?

A new edition of Neil Gaiman’s ‘The Graveyard Book’ (l.) targets an adult audience and forgoes mentioning the book’s Newbery Medal. This edition is expressly for adults, says Jennifer Hart, associate publisher at William Morrow Paperbacks.

What is the lesson in The Graveyard Book?

The Graveyard book teaches an important lesson to Bod that is transferred to the audience. A theme given throughout this book is listening to the teachings and advice of others. When Bod is placed in the hands of Miss Lupescu he rejects her lessons.

Why was the graveyard book banned?

In 2015, CBLDF successfully defended the graphic novel edition of The Graveyard Book from a middle school library ban for violent imagery.

Is there a sequel to The Graveyard Book?

We’ll never really know, though, unless Neil Gaiman writes a sequel. When asked if he would ever write a sequel to The Graveyard Book, Gaiman said, “I will, yes, but it will go to very different places – and it may not get back to the Graveyard” (source) Hmm…

How many words are in the graveyard book?

The Graveyard BookInterest LevelReading LevelWord CountGrades 6 – 8Grades 3 – 867380Sep 30, 2014

What does the lady in GREY symbolize in the graveyard book?

The Lady on the Grey is another super-mysterious figure. She might be a personification of death – which means she’s death in human form, like a prettier version of the Grim Reaper. She says that everybody – and that means you, too – will eventually get to ride her white horse (called a “grey”).