Published June 12, 1988
by Fawcett .
Written in English
Somehow Molly must escape to find her parents — because the Skeleton Man may be more than just a legend! Expand Product Details Molly remembers the Mohawk legend of a man so hungry he ate himself and everyone in his village, except for one brave girl. Skeleton Man () About book: There are a lot of things to like about this book, which is my first Hillerman experience, but I think my favorites were the characters. This is not the first book in the series, and I was a little confused for the first couple of pages, but it didn’t take long for me to warm to the very human characters and feel like I was right there with the ‘50s. Billy Tuve claims he received the diamond he tried to pawn from a mysterious old man in the canyon, and his story has attracted the dangerous attention of strangers to the Navajo lands—one more interested in a severed limb than in the fortune it was handcuffed to; another willing to murder to keep lost secrets hidden/5(32). Bruchac (The Journal of Jesse Smoke, p. , etc.) sets this short nail-biter, based on a Mohawk legend—about a man with an appetite so insatiable that he eats himself down to bones, then goes after his relatives—in modern New York state.
You can also read a copy of 'Skeleton Man' by going to the International Children's Digital Library, a joint project of the Internet Archive and University Of Maryland. Addeddate Skeleton Man by Joseph Bruchac. 16 Total Resources 1 Awards View Text Complexity Discover Like Books View on Cooperative Children's Book Center (CCBC - Univ. Wisconsin, Madison) Share. Interview with Joseph Bruchac Created by National Education Association View on. In Skeleton Man, Tony Hillerman has created a novel based off the event and set nearly fifty years later. This is the seventeenth novel in the series, featuring Lieutenant Joe Leaphorn and Sergeant Jim Chee of the Navajo tribal police force.4/5. The Skeleton Man is similar in structure to a standard British police procedural, except that the protagonist is a journalist Although The Skeleton Man is the fifth book in Jim Kelly's Philip Dryden series, it is the first I have read because it's the only one available at my public library/5.
These two tense tales collide deep in the canyon at the place where an old man died trying to build a cult reviving reverence for the Hopi guardian of the Underworld. It's a race to the finish in a thunderous monsoon storm to see who will survive, who will be brought to justice, and who will finally unearth the Skeleton Man. Read free book excerpt from Skeleton Man by Tony Hillerman, page 1 of 3. Description: In this sequel to the middle grade modern horror classic Skeleton Man, Joseph Bruchac revisits his most terrifying villain yet. "Will surely keep readers turning pages," proclaimed Publishers Weekly. Molly thought she’d put her traumatic past behind her when she escaped from Skeleton Man last year. Skeleton Man Paperback – August 5, by Joseph Bruchac (Author)/5(81).