When thirteen-year-old Ali spends the summer with her aunt and cousin at the family's vacation home, she stumbles upon a secret her mother and aunt have been hiding for over 30 years.
7 Sept 2010
This book has that good cover thing going for it...I bet every kid at our school has asked, at least once, "Do you have any scary books?" This looks like it would be it, don't you think? I've never read a Mary Downing Hahn book...have you? Take a look at the Google books preview to see if it gives you the chills like it did me...
26 Sept 2010
(Thanks for the link to the digital booktalk, Mrs. B.! The music is chilling. If you didn't want to read the book before that music, you might be too scared to read it now!)
I. Love. This. Book.
It gave me the creeps- and I had to turn on all the lights when I went to bed after I finished reading it! Not only is this a GREAT ghost story, but it has a great mystery element... I would be interested to know when readers figured it out...
And here is a great digital booktalk: