Free ePUB Skeleton Man Author Joseph Bruchac –

Skeleton Man Trust your dreams Both my parents said that That's our old way, our Mohawk way The way of our ancestors Trust the little voice that speaks to you That is your speaking But when those feelings, those dreams, those voices are so confusing, what do you do then?Help, I whisper HelpI'm not sure who I'm talking to when I say that, but I hope they're listeningEver since Molly woke up one morning and discovered that her parents vanished, she has had to depend on herself to surviveand find the reason for their disappearanceSocial Services has turned her over to the care of a greatuncle, a mysterious man Molly has never met before Then Molly starts having dreams about the Skeleton Man from a spooky old Mohawk tale her father used to tell herdreams that are trying to tell her somethingdreams that might save her, if only she can understand them

About the Author: Joseph Bruchac

Joseph Bruchac lives with his wife, Carol, in the Adirondack mountain foothills town of Greenfield Center, New York, in the same house where his maternal grandparents raised him Much of his writing draws on that land and his Abenaki ancestry Although his American Indian heritage is only one part of an ethnic background that includes Slovak and English blood, those Native roots are the ones by wh

10 thoughts on “Skeleton Man

  1. Paula Soper Paula Soper says:

    Note to self: Don't start just any book at 12:30 am! Even though this is definitely a tween book, it still packs plenty of creepy inti 110 pages. I had to finish it in one go just so that I knew the ending and could go to sleep!

  2. Rachel (TheShadesofOrange) Rachel (TheShadesofOrange) says:

    3.0 Stars
    An interesting middle grade horror novel with a few fairly creepy moments. I struggle to effectively rate and review because I am clearly much older than the intended audience.

  3. Karen the Comic Seller Karen the Comic Seller says:

    I've heard Joe Bruchac tell stories of his Abernaki heritage - and this reads just the way the talks. Wonderful story - even though it's aimed at a juvenile audience, no reason they should keep it all to themselves. A good story, well told, is still a good story, no matter the age group. An

  4. Zulfiya Zulfiya says:

    A very solid book for the tween audience. For an adult enthusiastic reader the book will definitely be off target when it comes to mature emotional involvement, but I am confident it is very immersive for the appropriate target audience.

    Honestly speaking, it is always hard to judge the

  5. Medeia Sharif Medeia Sharif says:

    There's an old Mohawk tale about a man who was so hungry that he ate himself; limbs, torso, everything until only a skeleton remained. Relishing the taste of flesh, he also ate his family. The only relative who evaded his skeletal hands was his niece.

    Molly heard this tale from her father, who gr

  6. Fred Toppel Fred Toppel says:

    When Molly's parents disappear she is put into the custody of her Uncle. She knows something is amiss when he treats her very differently from everyone else. the uncle is a very small character but at the same time one of the most important.he unintentionally gives molly clues into where her parents disappeared to. S

  7. Ariadne Oliver Ariadne Oliver says:

    Simple but effectively creepy.

  8. Justin Tate Justin Tate says:

    Started out strong but never went anywhere. I appreciated the cultural infusion but it wasn’t enough to leave me satisfied.

  9. Abigail Abigail says:

    A contemporary young Mohawk girl, sixth-grader Molly loves to listen to her father retelling the legend of Skeleton Man, a terrifying figure who becomes so hungry that he devours his own flesh before turning on his family. But when her parents disappear, and she is given into the care of an emaciated uncle she has never heard of before, Molly

  10. Alex Alex says:

    This was a quick, creepy story based on a Native American myth, mixing dream/magic with realism so that it's difficult to decide where the boundaries are. I don't have much else to say about it, but I liked it.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Subscribe US Now