Ms. Harris' Overview of The Graveyard Book

— feeling cyclop
The Graveyard Book - Neil Gaiman

The Graveyard Book is a spooky book that may reach out to boys in your classroom. This could be a book you read to your class during Halloween or the Day of the Dead. The Graveyard Book is about a young boy who becomes adopted by ghost. He goes through a LIVING experience to find out who he really is and why he is here. Based on an accelerated reader leveling system, this book is placed at a 5.1 (5th grade, 1st month) reading level. I would suggest it for students who are not traumatized by ghost stories. An activity to get your students engaged in is to write the next book or the next chapter of the book. This will allow your students to recall what decisions where made and what was important in the book. If the students would want to dress up as characters around Halloween (make sure principal approves first) and share their stories during reading time.