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Coraline (Graphic Novel)

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  • Posted May 21, 2009

    BEST THRILLER EVER!

    This book is about a girl named Coraline who just moved into a new creepy condo with her mother and father. Coraline thought her life was boring, so one day she asked her mum what the odd door in the parlor was. Her mum showed her it was just a brick wall because the condo used to only one big house. The next day there was no brick wall, so Coraline walked in and entered a new world. After that Coraline's mother and father mysteriously went missing. Will Coraline ever get her parents back? Where have they gone? Read the book to find out.
    I would highly recommend this book, Coraline by Neil Gaiman, to a third to fifth grader who likes graphic novels, comics, and edge of your seat mysteries. ~KATIE

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  • Posted March 15, 2010

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    Wonderful Book! Great Graphic Novel!

    I used this book in my ESOL class. The students loved it! We took different parts of the book and acted out the different voices. The students are mainly boys but they didn't care about taking the part of Coraline or the mother, they loved it. The allowed me to have a very satisfying reading experience with my students.

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  • Posted October 27, 2008

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    Reviewed by Breia "The Brain" Brickey for TeensReadToo.com

    This version of CORALINE is a graphic novel adaptation of the novel penned by Neil Gaiman. <BR/><BR/>The story follows a common theme in his works of the naive, yet determined, everyman who stumbles into an alternate reality. <BR/><BR/>The protagonist in this story arises in the form of a young girl named Coraline. <BR/><BR/>I found the dialogue to be smartly written and the narrative engaging. The artwork, while typical comic fare, set the visual mood quite well. <BR/><BR/>I greatly enjoyed this story. I found the characters likeable and believable in the context of the story, which in and of itself seemed to me to be an odd metaphor for "growing up." <BR/><BR/>I cannot recommend this enough to fans of Neil Gaiman's work or to someone looking for something just a little bit different.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 6, 2008

    Perfect for Reading Aloud

    For the past six years, I have started out the school year by reading Coraline for teacher read-aloud. Every year I have not been disappointed by the children's reactions: anxious, eager, in-tuned, totally enraptured by Coraline's journey. What more could you ask for?

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