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Anya's Ghost
Contributor(s): Brosgol, Vera (Author), Brosgol, Vera (Illustrator)

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ISBN: 1596435526     ISBN-13: 9781596435520
Publisher: First Second
OUR PRICE: $16.14  

Binding Type: Paperback - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: June 2011
Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Young Adult Fiction | Comics & Graphic Novels - Horror
- Young Adult Fiction | Social Themes - Friendship
- Young Adult Fiction | Horror
Dewey: FIC
Age Level: 12-17
Grade Level: 7-12
Lexile Measure: 240 GN (Graphic Novel)
Physical Information: 0.6" H x 6" W x 8.4" L (1.00 lbs) 224 pages
- Topical - Self-Esteem
- Topical - Adolescence/Coming of Age
Features: Ikids, Illustrated, Price on Product
Review Citations: Booklist 03/15/2011 pg. 34
Publishers Weekly 04/11/2011
Kirkus Reviews 05/01/2011
Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 06/01/2011 - Book Of Special Distinction
Horn Book Magazine 07/01/2011 pg. 42
Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2011 pg. 375 - Outstanding, Noteworthy In Style
Shelf Awareness 07/01/2011
Booklist Ed Choice Youth 01/01/2012 pg. 12
SLJ's Best Books 12/01/2011 pg. 28
School Library Journal 07/01/2011
Library Journal 07/01/2011
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 145071
Reading Level: 2.3   Interest Level: Middle Grades   Point Value: 1.0
Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.
Publisher Description:

Anya could really use a friend. But her new BFF isn't kidding about the Forever part . . .

Of all the things Anya expected to find at the bottom of an old well, a new friend was not one of them. Especially not a new friend who's been dead for a century.

Falling down a well is bad enough, but Anya's normal life might actually be worse. She's embarrassed by her family, self-conscious about her body, and she's pretty much given up on fitting in at school. A new friend--even a ghost--is just what she needs.

Or so she thinks.
Spooky, sardonic, and secretly sincere, Anya's Ghost is a wonderfully entertaining debut graphic novel from author/artist Vera Brosgol.

This title has Common Core connections.

Anya's Ghost is a 2011 Kirkus Best Teen Books of the Year title.
One of School Library Journal's Best Fiction Books of 2011.
One of Horn Book's Best Fiction Books of 2011.
Winner of the 2012 Eisner Award for Best Publication for Young Adults (Ages 12-17)

Contributor Bio(s): Brosgol, Vera: - Vera Brosgol was born in Moscow, Russia, in 1984 and moved to the United States when she was five. Her first graphic novel, Anya's Ghost, was published in 2011 by First Second. Her picture book Leave Me Alone! was a 2017 Caldecott Honor book. She was a storyboard artist at Laika Inc. for ten years, working on films including Coraline and Kubo and the Two Strings. She lives in Portland, Oregon, and at last count has knit twenty-five sweaters.
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