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Skellig

Skellig by David Almond
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Sep 12, 2000 | 192 Pages
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    Nov 13, 2001 | 192 Pages | Middle Grade (8-12)

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Praise

"Almond makes a triumphant debut in the field of children’s literature with prose that is at once eerie, magical, and poignant."–Publishers Weekly, Starred

"A powerful, atmospheric story . . . the marvelous and everyday mix in haunting, memorable ways."–Kirkus Reviews, Pointer

"A lovingly done, thought-provoking novel."–School Library Journal, Starred

"Its strength as a novel is in its subtlety. . . . Skellig is a fine book."
The New York Times Book Review

"Some of the writing takes one’s breath away."–Booklist, Starred

Awards

ALA Notable Children’s Book WINNER 2000

Carnegie Medal WINNER 1998

Maine Student Book Master List WINNER 2000

Massachusetts Children’s Book Master List WINNER 2001

Michael L. Printz Honor Book WINNER 2000

New Jersey Garden State Children’s Book Award WINNER 2002

New Jersey Garden State Teen Book Award WINNER

New York Times Best Book of the Year WINNER 1999

Publishers Weekly Best Children’s Book of the Year WINNER 1999

School Library Journal Best Book of the Year WINNER 1999

Illinois Rebecca Caudill Young Readers Award NOMINEE 2001

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