David Almond’s Printz Honor–winning novel is a captivating modern classic.
Ten-year-old Michael was looking forward to moving into a new house. But now his baby sister is ill, his parents are frantic, and Doctor Death has come to call. Michael feels helpless. Then he steps into the crumbling garage. . . . What is this thing beneath the spiderwebs and dead flies? A human being, or a strange kind of beast never before seen? The only person Michael can confide in is his new friend, Mina. Together they carry the creature out into the light, and Michael’s world changes forever. . . .
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Erika.D - LibraryThing
Another book that I just did not like. This book was selected as required reading for my International Children's Literature class that I am enrolled in this Summer. I felt the story was too grim. The ... Read full review
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I admit that I had a hard time getting into this book. I actually had to restart it once. Having listened to the whole thing it was an interesting book. It was beautifully written and there are so ... Read full review