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The Ghost Belonged to Me Reprint Edition
Contributor(s): Peck, Richard
ISBN: 0140386718     ISBN-13: 9780140386714
Publisher: Puffin
    OUR PRICE: $8.39  
Product Type: Paperback - Other Formats
Published: September 1997
Annotation: When Alexander notices an eerie light out in the barn, he thinks his friend Blossom Culp is trying to spook him. But one night, Alexander comes face to face with the ghost of a drowned girl who brings a cryptic message. Is there time for Alexander to act on her words?
Additional Information
Library of Congress Subjects:
Ghost stories.
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction | Horror & Ghost Stories
- Juvenile Fiction | Mysteries & Detective Stories
- Juvenile Fiction | Historical
Dewey: [Fic]
LCCN: BL 99791494
Academic/Grade Level: Grade 4-6, Age 9-11
Book type: Juvenile Fiction
Physical Information: 8.00" H x 5.25" W x 0.50" (0.35 lbs) 159 pages
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 30654
Reading Level: 5.8   Interest Level: Middle Grades   Point Value: 6.0
Scholastic Reading Counts Info
Quiz #: Q04427
Reading Level: 5.9   Interest Level: Grades 6-8   Point Value: 9.0
Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.

Contributor Bio(s): Born in Decatur, IIlinois, Richard Peck has written over 41 books for young readers. He is the winner of the 1990 Margaret A. Edwards Award, a prestigious award sponsored by the Young Adult Library Services Association of the American Library Association in cooperation with the School Library Journal; the 1990 National Council of Teachers of English/ALAN Award for outstanding contributions to young adult literature; and the Mystery Writers of America Edgar Allan Poe Award. In 2001 Mr. Peck was awarded the Newbery Medal for A Year Down Yonder.

Reviewed by Publishers Weekly Reviews (PW Reviews 1997 September #2)
In this comic mystery, set in the Midwest in 1913, the ghost of a drowned girl warns a teenage boy of impending tragedy. Exploding steamships and burning bridges give the action a period flavor. Ages 8-12. (Sept.) Copyright 1998 Publishers Weekly Reviews