Skeleton creek is author patrick carmans first work of transmedia a project that uses multiple platforms to create one seamless story. Skeleton creek is a 2009 childrens horror mystery novel by patrick carman, the first of a continuing series. This is mostly a fun, scary mystery, but there is a message here about being brave enough to seek the truth. The first book is skeleton creek and the second book is called ghost in the machine. You read a few chapters and then type in the website and watch the eery video with one of the characters giving you more information about the mystery at hand. September 19 2014 there are many ways in which the book is scary. Two teenagers are trying to uncover the mystery of the dredge, with may or may not involve ghosts, gold and secret societies. The crossbones strange things happen in skeleton creek. Now, the spookiness is spreading, and the mystery is going to take them far beyond skeleton creekinto places both. Read skeleton creek online, read in mobile or kindle.
Theres a book coming out called skeleton creek that is suppose to be some kind of ghost story with videos. It is written in journal format but periodically though out the book you are given a website and password to access video that goes with the story. In a new, groundbreaking format from patrick carman, skeleton creek is broken into two parts ryans text in the book, and sarahs videos. Now that the old mystery is over, this new book takes on a whole new adventure. Skeleton creek series in order patrick carman fictiondb. Since 2003, ive been writing books for young readers and spending a lot of time on the road, meeting them where theyre at. Ryan records everything in his journal that he and sarah do. Has anyone seen old joe bush with the raven on his shoulder in one of the videos. Clues from ryans journal and sarahs videos all point to one thing. There is no password to enter sarah finchers website but, these are the passwords to watch the videos. The third password that we receive in skeleton creek happens to be another reference to a written piece by edgar allen poe. Skeleton creek book 1 patrick carman 0545075661 9780545075664 strange things are happening in skeleton creek. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets.
Skeleton creek multi platform horror for 10 and up. It is very obviously intended for young readers, but once you have accepted that fact, the plot is acceptable and the story telling quite convincing. Skeleton creek is a suspenseful read that kept me spooked throughout the entire book. Enter your mobile number or email address below and well send you a link to download the free kindle app. Patrick carman although housebound following an eerie accident, teenaged ryan continues to investigate the strange occurrences in his hometown of skeleton creek, recording his findings in a journal and viewing. I was sad at the ending of the last one because i though it was over but its only just begun. Be sure to create intensity between the two mediums print and video and make the story rely on each other as in skeleton creek. Then you can start reading kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer no kindle device required. Its written in journal form, and throughout the journal, are passwords to a website with videos that accompany the book. Like many, i thought book number 4, the raven was a fitting end to the series. Skeleton creek book 1 by patrick carman 9781765043549. From books 3 and 4 it was sort of obvious that patrick carmen was milking skeleton creek for all its worth, but at least they both did something new and creative. If this were a video, not a journal, id have to stop. Book report on skeleton creek by dillon belshaw on prezi.
Skeleton creek literature guide by teresa tretbar tpt. Sooooooooooooooooooooo amazing better than a million lollipops it is ana amazing weve fire and ice read. Save money when you purchase all 4 novel studies for the skeleton creek series by patrick carman. The continuing story of ryan mccray and sarah finchers investigation into the supernatural is one part xfiles and one part blair witch project. Ive searched frantically to find it, i dont have the book but ive read it. Dont forget to let the mystery unfold in more than one episode so your readerviewer discovers information along the way. Aleeta houseofusheri is the first password in the book. Online, kids will see suspenseful, creepy videos that might be scary to younger or more sensitive readersviewers, though nothing worse than a skeletal. But i think theres going to be a forth book of skeleton creek. Ryans text in the book, and sarahs videos on a special website, with links and passwords given throughout the book. Skeleton creek is a favorite read aloud for my 6th grade students who are always. Skeleton creek by patrick carman overdrive rakuten.
One way is because ryan, the main protagonist lives in a place called skeleton creek. Skeleton creek is a new kind of book the text were used to seeing in books, but also links to a website where you can enter passwords and watch short videos relevant to that part of the book. The first book in the breakthrough series from bestselling author patrick carman, featuring text and technology in an innovative new way. This book is really a journal about this boy, ryan who has a friend named sarah. Ryan and sarah 16 have been forbidden to contact one another. The crossbones skeleton creek by patrick carman is an ingenious and fastpaced interactive book. Chapter 6 summary chapter 1 summary chapter 6 summary chapter 7 and 8 summary sarah thinks old joe bush was murdered by the alchemist. A breakthrough new series from bestselling author patrick carman, featuring text and technology in an innovative new way. In striving to enrich the lives of all readers, teachingbooks supports the first amendment and celebrates the right to read.
Skeleton creek is real blog archive video 7 digging deeper. Skeleton creek is a new kind of bookthe text were used to seeing in books, but also links to a website where you can enter passwords and watch short videos relevant to that part of the book. What are the passwords for the skeleton creek book answers. The dredge is a really old building in the woods of the little old town they live in called skeleton creek. May 11, 2016 the first book in the breakthrough series from bestselling author patrick carman, featuring text and technology in an innovative new way. See the complete skeleton creek series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles. Awards chapter 5 summary chapter 3 summary the most adaptive award goes to ryan. Skeleton creek patrick carman scholastic isbn 9780545075664 every now and then you come across a book that is so unique, so different, so incredible that you just want to share it with everyone you know. It was published by scholastic press and has a total of 144 pages in the book. Skeleton creek was nice 4 book series with great characters, wellexecuted videos, and a nice concept. My analysis of the skeleton creek passwords, iconography and exploration for deeper meaning. I prefer to explain what this is all about in my videos, but this is whats happened so far.
More than 2000 school visits later, i can report from the field that kids still love books, even as a tidal wave of distraction try to keep them from turning pages. I may read the book, or go to the movie if they ever. It is haunted by the ghost of old joe bush, a man who died in an accident on the dredge, a large mining machine. Now, the spookiness is spreading, and the mystery is going to take them far beyond skeleton creek into places both unexpectedly sinister and spinechillingly haunted. Skeleton creek strange things are happening in skeleton creek. The second password that appears on page 38 in skeleton creek, theraven, is the second edgar allen poe reference that we are given.
In this case, the story is carried by the written word in the book, skeleton creek and video via a website with passwords given throughout the book. The second is ghost in the machine published in 2009, the third is the crossbones published in 2010, the fourth is the raven published in 2011, and the fifth is the phantom room published in 2014. Patrick carman the story so far characters ryan mccray sarah fincher characters sarah fincher sarah fincher is very similar to ryan but is one year older, and unfortunately was forced to move to boston. I am too lazy to find out if it is real our not today so i will have to find out where skeleton creek really is and what not another day. In a new, groundbreaking format, skeleton creek is broken into two parts ryans text in the book, and sarahs videos on a special website, with links and passwords given throughout the story.
Theres a book coming out called skeleton creek that. A 10 question multiple choice end of the book test with an answer key. Ryan records everything in his journal, while sarah uses her videocam to search things out. Parents need to know that this book provides links and passwords to web sites, which provide additional plot. But after an eerie accident leaves ryan housebound and f. Skeleton creek book one hearing an old tale about an accident where someone died before his time, makes you wonder if people really do try to come back from the dead. Skeleton creek is about ryan, his friend sarah, and the dredge. To watch a video you must have reached a point in the book that has a password. Skeleton creek is a 2009 childrens horror mystery novel by patrick carman, the first of a.
Skeleton creek is a really fun and scary mystery book. Skeleton creek download pdfepub ebook gets free book. Skeleton creek by patrick carman there are two sides to this story one is written, the other is on video. I am always on the lookout for new series, so when i found this one, book one of the skeleton creek series written by patrick carman, i was ready to begin reading. The complete series list for skeleton creek patrick carman. I have been a huge fan of skeleton creek since i picked up the first book about 7 years ago. The person writing the journal is a teenager named ryan, who is trying to get to the bottom of a mystery surrounding the town he lives in, skeleton creek. To really get a feel for why these passwords were chosen, i have to go directly to the source.
The title of this book is skeleton creek book 1 and it was written by patrick carman. The second is ghost in the machine published in 2009, the third is the crossbones published in 2010, the fourth is the raven published in 2011, and the. But after an eerie accident leaves ryan housebound and forbidden to see. But after an eerie accident leaves ryan housebound and forbidden to see sarah, their investigation takes two tracks. The skeleton creek one is by patrick carman and i believe the other is too. It looks like marketing and is probably totally fabricated but i still found the videos to be very intriguing. One thing that i immediately noticed about the passwords that appear throughout skeleton creek and ghost in the machine is that the majority of them are literary and film references. Two curious teen friends know there is a mystery in skeleton creek, and theyre determined to find out what it is even if ryans father may be involved.
The story is broken into two parts ryans text in his journal, and sarahs videos with links and passwords given throughout the book. As their curiosity builds up they began to do research on why the town was named skeleton creek and the mining history withing the town years before. Ryans record of events in his journal, this book, and sarah s collection of video. I read it three times in a week, and still want to go back over it again, in case i missed anything. Skeleton creek also available in format docx and mobi. Hi on the password page there will be a new password every new follower so get your friends on to this site so you can watch the videos on on the downloads page you can download wallpapers and buddy icons for your computer. The skeleton creek book series by patrick carman includes books skeleton creek, ghost in the machine, the crossbones, and several more. One of the passwords for skeleton creek was revealed on your fan site and i was forced to hide the video until the book releases. Borrow ebooks, audiobooks, and videos from thousands of public libraries worldwide. Uniquely packaged, in a plastic sleeve to resemble a video, this book instantly caught my attention.
What are the skeleton creek passwords for book 2 answers. Skeleton creek 2009 read online free book by patrick. Skeleton creek is a book and a movie at the same time. The raven strange things happen in skeleton creek and when they do, ryan writes them down and sarah captures them on video. If this happens again ill ask you to take your site down. Stumbling upon the fourth password in the book, the first thing i notice is that it is another poe reference. Theyve followed clues all over the country and underground.587 1274 488 678 252 809 173 396 1154 1297 26 1539 1383 378 1365 614 245 704 1010 901 1145 361 991 709 662 722 958 450 1351 1151