Skeleton Man by Joseph BruchacSkeleton Man by Joseph Bruchac

Skeleton Man

byJoseph Bruchac

Paperback | August 5, 2003

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A chilling, own-voices middle-grade novel featuring a brave young girl, missing parents, and a terrifying stranger, based on a Native American legend.

Molly’s father, who grew up on the Mohawk Reserve of Akwesasne, always had the best scary stories. One of her favorites was the legend of Skeleton Man, a gruesome tale about a man with such insatiable hunger he ate his own flesh before devouring those around him.

But ever since her parents mysteriously vanished, those spooky tales have started to feel all too real.

R.L. Stine, New York Times bestselling author of the Goosebumps series, raved, "This book gave ME nightmares!”

Joseph Bruchac is the author of Skeleton Man, The Return of Skeleton Man, Bearwalker, The Dark Pond, and Whisper in the Dark, as well as numerous other critically acclaimed novels, poems, and stories, many drawing on his Abenaki heritage. Mr. Bruchac and his wife, Carol, live in upstate New York, in the same house where he was raised b...
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Title:Skeleton ManFormat:PaperbackPublished:August 5, 2003Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0064408884

ISBN - 13:9780064408882

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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“The mix of traditional and contemporary cultural references adds to the story’s haunting appeal, and the quick pace and suspence will likely hold the interest of young readers.”