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Giving Up the Ghost (Hardcover)

Author:  Sheri Sinykin
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Format: Hardcover
ISBN-10: 1561454230
ISBN-13: 9781561454235
Sku: 204503303
Publish Date: 10/1/2007
Dimensions:  (in Inches) 8.25H x 5.5L x 0.75T
Pages:  224
Age Range:  14 to College
 
Davia is afraid of many things: death, ghosts, unfamiliar places, and the possible return of her mom's cancer. But she can?t avoid these fears now. Far from their Michigan home, Davia and her parents are temporarily living in Louisiana to assist with the in-home hospice care of her elderly Great Aunt Mari. Everything about the old woman and her spooky-looking plantation home terrifies Davia. And when she encounters Emilie, the tortured ghost of a well-to-do adolescent girl from the nineteenth century, she is even more frightened. To her surprise, Emilie seems eager to have Davia for a friend, but the ghost is unpredictable and difficult. Gradually, Davia begins to learn secrets about Emilie and her own family's past from Aunt Mari?stories of premature endings and regrets. As Aunt Mari's health deteriorates, she and Davia become closer. Together, they hope to release Emilie's spirit from the mansion and the world of the living.
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Davia is afraid of lots of things. Things like death, ghosts, strange places, and her mom's cancer coming back. But she can't avoid her fears now.Far from their Michigan home, Davia and her parents are staying in Louisiana to help take care of her great Aunt Mara who is slowly dying. Everything about the spooky-looking mansion that Aunt Mara owns scares Davia. When Davia first encounters Emilie, the ghost of an adolescent girl from the nineteenth century, she is frightened. Emilie seems eager to have Davia for a friend, but the ghost is unpredictable and difficult. Davia begins to learn secrets about Emilia and her own family's past from Aunt Mara?stories of premature endings and regrets. As Aunt Mara's health deteriorates, she and Davia become closer. Together, they might just be able to help Emilie be released from the mansion and from world of the living.

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Product attributeeBooks:   Kobo
Product attributeBook Format:   Hardcover
Product attributeMinimum Age:   10
Product attributeNumber of Pages:   0224
Product attributePublisher:   Peachtree Publishers
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