By Holly Black and Ted Naifeh (Illustrator)

Place: Publisher & Year: New York: Graphix, c2008, 2009

Genres: Fantasy, contemporary fantasy, dark fantasy, urban fantasy, faerie tale

Format: Graphic novel

Series: The Good Neighbors; 1

ISBN: 9780439855655

Intended audience: Young adult

Number of pages: 117

Setting: West City (USA)

Time period: Contemporary

Plot summary: When Rue Silver’s mom disappears after an argument with Rue’s father, Rue tries not to worry.  She’ll come back.  Where else does she have to go?  But after three weeks of no sight of her mom, Rue’s resolve is starting to slip.  Plus, Rue’s father hasn’t been to work since then and Rue has begun to see strange things and strange people.  When Rue’s father is taken by the police for questioning in a murder, Rue starts to question what she knows about her mother and where she came from. Continue reading