Bone

Bone

Out From Boneville

Graphic Novel - 2005
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The cornerstone of Graphix, our new graphic novel imprint, Bone is the incredible comic book saga of the unwitting hero who must save an idyllic valley from the forces of evil.

The Bone adventures tell the story of a young bone boy, Fone Bone, and his two cousins, Phoney Bone and Smiley Bone, who are banned from their homeland of Boneville. When the cousins find themselves mysteriously trapped in a wonderful but often terrifying land filled with secrets and danger - and special new friendships - they are soon caught up in adventures beyond their wildest dreams.

In Out From Boneville , the three Bone cousins are separated and lost in a vast uncharted desert. One by one, they find their way into a deep, forested valley where they come face to face with . . .

Publisher: New York : Scholastic, c2005.
ISBN: 9780439706230
0439706238
Branch Call Number: j GN BONE OUT FROM
Characteristics: 138 pages : chiefly color illustrations, map ; 24 cm.
Alternative Title: Out from Boneville

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This is the first in the Bone series. Great works of epic fantasy and very funny. Plenty of books in the series to keep the ravenous reader happy for a while.


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KevinELPL Aug 31, 2017

Celebrate Banned Books Week by checking out one of the top 10 banned books of 2013!

If you're like most adults you probably don't read graphic novels. If so, you're missing out one some great books that don't always feature superheroes in tights.

Like any good book, the best graphic novels feature fascinating settings, compelling narratives and complex characters who grow and change over time. Bone certainly fits that bill. The three protagonists of this series - the strangely drawn Bone cousins - flee their homeland and find themselves in a strange land that is quickly overtaken by war. As the story grows and we learn more about the major players in the Valley's political intrigue, we also see the Bone cousins hash out the old family drama that led to their expulsion from their homes Boneville. In that sense, it reminded me a lot of "The Lord of the Rings", with a dash of "Game of Thrones" mixed in.

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Qualex
Feb 11, 2014

Great fantasy story for all ages

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minnie7
Jul 02, 2013

good book if your an old man from old mans cave

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ahsoka_13
Jun 15, 2013

i love this book i've read the whole series and p.s. this is the FIRST one

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EhabA
Sep 12, 2011

Such an awesome book best comic book ever.

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fraz123
Jul 18, 2011

The art is great and the story line is very engaging. Pitched as a teen book, but worth reading for any age.

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emmalovesbooks
Mar 10, 2010

This whole series is amazing! I reccomend to people of all ages! Advice:
take out all 9 at the same time because they don't take long to read.

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Qualex
Feb 11, 2014

Qualex thinks this title is suitable for All Ages

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Dr_Inferno
Apr 04, 2012

Dr_Inferno thinks this title is suitable for 13 years and over

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