The Kneebone Boy
A Dark and Unusual Story About a Strange Family and a Secret That Changes...Everything!
Fans of A Series of Unfortunate Events won't waste a moment in devouring Ellen Potter's darkly comic tale of three kids on their own tackling dungeons, dragons, secret passageways, and the world's strangest boy!
Life in a small town can be pretty boring when everyone avoids you. After their mother's mysterious disappearance, the Hardscrabble children are sent by their father to stay with an aunt who, unbeknownst to their dad, is away on vacation. Finding themselves free to investigate their mother's disappearance, Otto, Lucia, and Max take off on an adventure that begins in the seedy streets of London and ends in a peculiar sea village where, according to legend, there lives a monstrous creature who is half boy and half animal.
- 10, 11, 12, 13
- Interest Level
- Grades 5 - 8
- Guided Reading
- Adventure, Mystery and Suspense