The Graveyard Book
Emma Clark, HLA7, March 23, 2015
Mr. and Mrs. Owens
"The Graveyard Book" is a fantastic fictional story that takes place in the twenty-first century. When Nobody Owens was an infant, he escaped from a man named Jack. Jack killed the rest of the family including a father, mother, and sister. Nobody crawled away and wandered into a graveyard.There, all of the roaming ghouls took Nobody in as there own child. They named him Bod, short for Nobody. bod even had a friend named Scarlet.
She played with Bod and taught him things he didn't know about the outside world. Bod was not allowed to go out of the Graveyard because his killer was still looking for him. Bod grew up and even went to school for a short time. When Bod was about 14 years old, he and Scarlet fell into a trap of Jack's. Bod and Scarlet run into the Graveyard down a secret staircase where something called the "sleer" lives. Jack finally finds them, so now they are right beside each other. What will happen Next?