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The Ghost of Fossil Glen

Ghost Mysteries

Cynthia DeFelice

Square Fish

Sixth-grader Allie Nichols knows she’s being pursued by a ghost. Her friend Karen calls Allie a liar and doesn’t want to hear “stuff like that.” But her old pal, Dub, listens eagerly as Allie tells him about a girl who begs “Help me,” and a terrible nightmare in which that girl falls to her death. Who is the ghost girl? And what does she want from Allie?

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Praise for The Ghost of Fossil Glen

“An imaginative and adventurous sixth grader makes a connection with the ghost of the victim of an unsolved murder and puts her own life in jeopardy to find the killer. . . . Fans of ghost stories by Betty Ren Wright and Mary Downing Hahn will find this excellent book difficult to put down.”—School Library Journal, Starred Review

“[A] beautifully crafted thriller. . . . A dynamic page-turner that never gives readers the chance to become distracted or lose interest. It’s another fine title from a fine author.”—Booklist
“An imaginative and adventurous sixth grader makes a connection with the ghost of the victim of an unsolved murder and puts her own life in jeopardy to find the killer. . . . Fans of ghost stories by Betty Ren Wright and Mary Downing Hahn will find this excellent book difficult to put down.”—School Library Journal, Starred Review

“[A] beautifully crafted thriller. . . . A dynamic page-turner that never gives readers the chance to become distracted or lose interest. It’s another fine title from a fine author.”—Booklist

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

  • Cynthia DeFelice

  • Cynthia DeFelice is the author of many bestselling books for young readers, including Wild Life, Signal, The Missing Manatee, and Weasel. Her books have been nominated for an Edgar Allen Poe Award and listed as American Library Association Notable Children's Books and Bank Street Best Children's Book of the Year, among numerous other honors. She lives in upstate New York.
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The Ghost of Fossil Glen

Ghost Mysteries

Cynthia DeFelice

Minnesota Maud Hart Lovelace Book Award, Texas Bluebonnet Award, School Library Journal Best Books of the Year
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Square Fish

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