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Bone, Vol. 1: Out From Boneville (original 1996; edition 2005)

by Jeff Smith

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Title:Bone, Vol. 1: Out From Boneville
Authors:Jeff Smith
Info:Scholastic (2005), Edition: First Edition, Paperback, 144 pages
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Bone Volume 1: Out From Boneville by Jeff Smith (1996)

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This book is called Bone. It is about three "Bones" (small white creatures) named Fone Bone, phony bone, and Smiley Bone. Phony bone was a very rich Bone who tried to run for Mayor but was chased out of town with his 2 cousins because of how selfish he was. Fone is a nice bone with not manny skills to be honest. Smiley, well his name tells it all. While walking in the desert for day, a swarm of locus insects separate them. Fone meets a bug named ned, who takes him to the forest. Imedeatly after it snows, so he must survive the winter. Eventually he finds a young girl named Thorn who takes him to her house. Meanwhile Phony meets Thorns tough, cow-racing grandma and meet back up with Fone at the house. Thorn tells the bones that there is a big event at the town that involves a lot of betting in a while, thus leading the cousins to believe that Smiley might be there. They had to do a bunch of chores to prepare, but Phony being lazy leaves early and meets Smiley at pub. After Thorns house is attacked by Rat-Monsters they run to the pub and meet Smiley and Phony, and we are left with a cliffhanger of the king of the rat monsters talking about how he will kill Phony.
I think that the moral of this story is to be just and right. I think this because Fone tells thorn that the reason that they got into this mess, was because Phony gave the whole town bad plum tarts and was greedy and mean. That means that if he was better they wouldn't have been chased out. Another interpretation could be to stick together. The Locus swarm separated them so they were alone and defenseless. I give this book a 3 because I feel like we only get background info on the supporting characters. Thorn gets a flashback scene, and half the book Phony is talked about, but our hero Fone, not much is given. ( )
  HenryF.B4 | Mar 20, 2018 |
There. That's better. ( )
  capriciousreader | Mar 20, 2018 |
This is a story about three cousins who lose their way when on an adventure in a place they have never been before. Eager to find each other, they encounter monsters and other friends along the way. This is a wonderful story for younger children who may be interested in reading a graphic novel that is different from most. ( )
  Jennaroo82 | May 1, 2017 |
Summary: In the first Bone book, the Bone cousins have been run out of Boneville. AS the three cousins travel together they accidentally get separated in a lost uncharted desert. Which then leads them on a adventure to find one another, though it wasn't going to be easy with all the monsters after them and soon to be war.
Review: I live there series of Bone. Its a great graphic book to read. It has vibrant color, humor and a sense of good verses evil. It can be used for students who get bored easily.
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Grade: intermidiate
Genre: Fantasy
  little_manb | Apr 10, 2017 |
Three friends from Boneville on the run from an angry mob find themselves in a strange valley far from home. There they encounter kindness, salvation, and danger. It is a rollicking tale of adventure.
  edwardcandler | Feb 5, 2017 |
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It’s an all-ages fantasy romp that truly lives up to the description: there’s something here for everyone and all generations.
 

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Hamaker, SteveIllustratormain authorall editionsconfirmed
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0439706408, Paperback)

The cornerstone of GRAPHIX, our new graphic novel imprint, BONE is the incredible comic book saga of the unwitting hero who must save an idyllic valley from the forces of evil.

The BONE adventures tell the story of a young bone boy, Fone Bone, and his two cousins, Phoney Bone and Smiley Bone, who are banned from their homeland of Boneville. When the cousins find themselves mysteriously trapped in a wonderful but often terrifying land filled with secrets and danger - and special new friendships - they are soon caught up in adventures beyond their wildest dreams.

In OUT FROM BONEVILLE, the three Bone cousins are separated and lost in a vast uncharted desert. One by one, they find their way into a deep, forested valley where they come face to face with...

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Fone Bone, Phoney Bone, and Smiley Bone are run out of their home, Boneville, and become separated in the wilds, but better fortune begins when the three cousins reunite at a farmstead in a deep forested valley, where Fone meets a young girl named Thorn. In Out From Boneville, volume 1 of this 9-book epic, the three Bone cousins, Fone Bone, Phoney Bone, and Smiley Bone, are separated and lost in a vast, uncharted desert. One by one, they find their way into a deep, forested valley filled with wonderful and terrifying creatures. Eventually, the cousins are reunited at a farmstead run by tough Gran'ma Ben and her spirited granddaughter Thorn. But little do the Bones know, there are dark forces conspiring against them, and their adventures are only just beginning!… (more)

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