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Skeleton Man

Skeleton Man

by Joseph Bruchac Illustrated by Sally Wern Comport

Molly remembers the Mohawk legend of a man so hungry he ate himself and everyone in his village, except for one brave girl. Now her parents have mysteriously disappeared, and an unknown great-uncle has shown up to claim her. He has fingers like talons and eyes like twin blue flames. Somehow Molly must escape to find her parents — because the Skeleton Man may be more than just a legend!

Ages
11, 12, 13
Interest Level
Grades 6 - 8
Grade Level Equivalent
5.4
Lexile Measure
730L
DRA
50
Guided Reading
V
Publisher
HarperCollins Publishers
Book Type
Chapter Book
Number of Pages
128
Genre
Horror, Horror and Supernatural

About the Author and Illustrator

Joseph Bruchac Joseph Bruchac learned a lot from his grandmother, grandfather, and the local farmers and lumberjacks who gathered in his family's store, but it wasn't until he went to college that he heard Native American stories.
Sally Wern Comport Sally Wern Comport has been making pictures professionally since the age of sixteen. Her images have been seen in the editorial, advertising, and publishing markets worldwide.

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