David Almond’s Printz Honor–winning novel celebrates its 10th anniversary! Ten-year-old Michael was looking forward to moving into a new house. But now his baby sister is ill, his parents are frantic, and Doctor Death has come to call. Michael feels helpless. Then he steps into the crumbling garage. . . . What is this thing beneath the spiders' webs and dead flies? A human being, or a strange kind of beast never before seen? The only person Michael can confide in is his new friend, Mina. Together, they carry the creature out into the light, and Michael's world changes forever. . . .Learn More
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Winner of the 1998 Carnegie Medal for Literature
Winner of the 1998 Whitbread Award for Children's Book of the Year
A 2000 Michael L. Printz Award Honor Book
A 1999 Los Angeles Times Book Prize Nominee for Young Adult Fiction
A 2000 Mythopoeic Award Nominee for Children's Literature
A 2001 Rebecca Caudill Young Readers’ Book Award Nominee
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