The Lost Boy
Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9780439823326 Paperback
192 Pages | 6" x 9" | Ages 8 to 12
Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9780545576901 Ebook
192 Pages | Ages 8 to 12
Nate's not happy about his family moving to a new house in a new town. After all, nobody asked him if he wanted to move in the first place. But when he discovers a tape recorder and note addressed to him under the floorboards of his bedroom, he's thrust into a dark mystery about a boy who went missing many, many years ago.
Now, as strange happenings and weird creatures begin to track Nate, he must partner with Tabitha, a local girl, to find out what they want with him. But time is running out, for a powerful force is gathering strength in the woods at the edge of town, and before long Nate and Tabitha will be forced to confront a terrifying foe and uncover the truth about the Lost Boy.
Raves & reviews:
"Drily funny . . . [and] jaw-droppingly gorgeous." —Publishers Weekly
"A visually exciting, cinematic atmosphere." —School Library Journal
"Dark Horse author/illustrator Ruth creates a sinister, yet familiar urban fantasy of parallel worlds . . . A refreshing fantasy in which not all is spelled out, with tantalizing hints at a sequel." —Kirkus
"Kids are always clamoring for scary books, but far too few deliver the goods in a satisfyingly creepy way. Fortunately, that's not the case with this eerie, atmospheric graphic novel." —Horn Book