The book of lost things [electronic resource] : A Novel. John Connolly.
- ISBN: 9781416542759 (electronic bk)
- Date Published: 2006.
|Summary, etc.:|| New York Times bestselling author John Connolly's unique imagination takes readers through the end of innocence into adulthood and beyond in this dark and triumphantly creative novel of grief and loss, loyalty and love, and the redemptive power of stories. High in his attic bedroom, twelve-year-old David mourns the death of his mother. He is angry and alone, with only the books on his shelf for company. But those books have begun to whisper to him in the darkness, and as he takes refuge in his imagination, he finds that reality and fantasy have begun to meld. While his family falls apart around him, David is violently propelled into a land that is a strange reflection of his own world, populated by heroes and monsters, and ruled over by a faded king who keeps his secrets in a mysterious book... The Book of Lost Things. An imaginative tribute to the journey we must all make through the loss of innocence into adulthood, John Connolly's latest novel is a...
|Target Audience Note:|| Grade 5
UG/Upper grades (9th-12)
6.5 ATOS Level
|Reproduction Note:|| Electronic reproduction. New York : Atria Books, 2006. Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 3401 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB).
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