The Graveyard Book, Neil Gaiman

Bod is a short form for the name ‘Nobody’. He is just a normal boy but has an interesting upbringing. Bod is raised and educated by ghosts, with a solitary guardian who belongs to neither the world of the living nor of the dead. As a curious toddler, he climbs…

When You Reach Me, Rebecca Stead

Miranda lives with her single mother who has a nice boyfriend, Richard. Miranda has a best friend called Sal who she knew since she was a small child. They walk back home together everyday. They already familiar with the neighbourhood such as crazy guy on the corner that they need…