CoralineeBook - 2012
This edition of New York Times bestselling and Newbery Medal-winning author Neil Gaiman's modern classic, Coraline—also an Academy Award-nominated film—is enriched with a foreword from the author, a reader's guide, and more. This middle grade novel is an excellent choice for tween readers in grades 5 to 6, especially during homeschooling. It's a fun way to keep your child entertained and engaged while not in the classroom.
When Coraline steps through a door to find another house strangely similar to her own (only better), things seem marvelous.
But there's another mother there, and another father, and they want her to stay and be their little girl. They want to change her and never let her go.
Coraline will have to fight with all her wit and courage if she is to save herself and return to her ordinary life.
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"I don't WANT whatever I want. Nobody does. Not really. What kind of fun would it be if I just got everything I ever wanted?"
-- Coraline (page 118).
Fairy tales are more than true: not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten.
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Coraline is an adventurous girl. She loves to explore. When her family moves into a new house her love to explore causes big trouble for her family and friends. Will she defeat her enemy and find her parents? Read to find out more.
Coraline is bored in her new house, that is until she finds a tiny door that leads to a new, perfect world. The other mother treats her with lots of "love". Later, however, the other mother wants to sew buttons onto her eyes. Coraline barely escapes. When she goes back to save her parents, she sees 3 ghosts that also need their souls saved. Read this book to find out if Coraline saves them and gets out alive.
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