The Haunting (Paperback)

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Fifteen-year-old Lisa is forced to move with her parents into the old Louisiana plantation of her ancestors, where she must confront her fears and chase away a terrible horror lurking inside the house. Can she find the courage to deal with a noisy ghost out for revenge?

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Publisher Random House Childrens Books
Mfg Part# 9780440220084
SKU 30607854
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0440220084
Release Date 10/1/2000
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Dimensions (in Inches) 6.75H x 4.25L x 0.75T
Author Info
Joan Lowery Nixon
Joan Lowery Nixon is a prolific author of picture books, beginning reader books, and young adult novels. She is a graduate of the University of Southern California, where she met her future husband, Hershell H. Nixon. The main characters of her first book, THE MYSTERY OF HURRICANE CASTLE, are based on two of her daughters. Nixon is perhaps best known for her mystery novels for young adults. Her books have made her a four-time winner of the Edgar Allan Poe Mystery Writers of America Award. In addition to her fiction work, she has written a number of nonfiction titles, including EARTHQUAKES: NATURE IN MOTION, in conjunction with her husband, a geologist. The author of over 110 books, Lowery died of cancer in 2003.
Praise
"Nixon creates a spooky setting fairly dripping in atmosphere, then spins an ever-tightening thread of tension."
From the Publisher
Editors Note When her family decides to move into the old family plantation house, Graymoss, Lia must muster the courage to chase away the evil spirits who reside there in search of their revenge. Reprint.
Editors Note 1 When her mother inherits an old plantation house in the Louisiana countryside, fifteen-year-old Lia seeks to rid it of the evil spirit that haunts it.
Product Attributes
Book Format Pocketbook
Minimum Age 11
Number of Pages 0192
Publisher Laurel Leaf Library

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