Half World by Hiromi Goto

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Melanie Tamaki is human?but her parents aren?t. They are from Half World, a Limbo between our world and the afterlife, and her father is still there. When her mother disappears, Melanie must follow her to Half World?and neither of them may return alive. Imagine Coraline as filmed by the Japanese animator Hayao Miyazaki (Howl?s Moving Castle), or Neil Gaiman collaborating with Charles de Lint. Half World is vivid, visceral, unforgettable, a combination of prose and images that will haunt you.


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Hiromi Goto (www.halfworld.ca) won the James Tiptree Jr. Award for her adult novel The Kappa Child. She lives in Canada.Jillian Tamaki (www.jilliantamaki.com), co-creator of the multiple award-winning graphic novel Skim, lives in Brooklyn, New York.
Published March 9, 2010 by Viking Children's. 241 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Action & Adventure, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Fat, poor and intellectually slow, Melanie Tamaki’s days are divided between torment at school and her alcoholic mother at home.

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Melanie finds herself in a world devoid of colour trying to find her mother in the process.

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Reading the description on this book I figured this was going to be something new to me and I really wanted to give it a try.

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