QOTD #2: The Graveyard Book

As he grows and becomes more adventurous, Bod explores different creatures in the graveyard, and even some in the living world. His parents and guardians all warn him against the different creatures around him, yet he continues to seek them out. Do they turn out to be as described by the ghosts in the graveyard?

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The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman

Are you excited to start the next book club title? Our next title comes from one of the most well-known authors of kids lit, Neil Gaiman. His unique stories and suspenseful tales are well known, and The Graveyard Book is one of his must-reads.

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Bod is an unusual boy who inhabits an unusual place-he’s the only living resident of a graveyard. Raised from infancy by the ghosts, werewolves, and other cemetery denizens, Bod has learned the antiquated customs of his guardians’ time as well as their timely ghostly teachings-like the ability to Fade.

Can a boy raised by ghosts face the wonders and terrors of the worlds of both the living and the dead? And then there are things like ghouls that aren’t really one thing or the other.

Check the blog on Monday for the first day of questions!

Happy reading!

QOTD #4: Camp Rolling Hills

After lashing out at his cabin mates during the dance, and not participating in the talent show, Smelly gets back into his friends’ good graces by participating in some bonding. Why do you think taking part in the cabin raids was important in bringing Smelly closer to the other boys?

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QOTD #2: Camp Rolling Hills

As the characters start to get to know each other, and as we start to see the different relationships, we also get an idea of camp life. Have you been to a summer camp before? How accurate is the book in reflecting camp activities, life, and relationships?

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