Mountain of Bones
By Christopher Krovatin
(Katherine Tegen Books, Hardcover, 9780062077400, 323pp.)
Publication Date: September 2012
List Price: $16.99*
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Ian was the 0ne who chased the majestic buck into the forest. (His motto: Act first, think later.) Kendra didn't want to become separated from the other sixth graders, but she followed Ian anyway, despite what her analytical mind told her. PJ followed him too. Even though he was scared, he figured he might catch some amazing footage with his video camera.
They all hoped to return to the hiking trail before anyone noticed they were gone. However, the mountain had other plans for them: dark, sinister plans that only nightmares are made of.
Now they don't know where they are. They don't know how to get home. They don't know what gruesome creatures lurk in the shadowsbut when they find out these grisly ghouls are actually ravenous zombies, will they be able to escape the mountain with their lives?
This first book in the Gravediggers series is a scary, mysterious, wild ride that will thrill readers to the very last page.
“Beware. If you read Gravediggers, you’re in for dangers and lots of horrifying surprises. This is my kind of book—fast, frightening, and all TOO REAL!”
“This spine-tingling, hair-raising adventure is to readers what human flesh is to zombies - utterly irresistible.”
-Michael Grant, New York Times Bestselling Author of the Gone series
“So realistically rendered and well written, Gravediggers will have zombies believing in humans!”
-Chris Grabenstein, award-winning author of the Haunted Mystery series
“What great, creepy fun! Scary, funny, with endearing characters and a fast-paced plot, the book is perfect for the zombie-lover in all of us.”
-Rick Yancey, author of the Printz Award-winning novel The Monstrumologist and the bestselling Alfred Kropp series
“Krovatin provides moments of gross-out gore in this reluctant-reader pleaser.”
“A fun horror read sure to appeal to young readers eager to move on from series like R. L. Stine’s Goosebumps.”
-Voice of Youth Advocates (VOYA)