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1 By: Joan Lowery Nixon Presented by Raven Burney The HauntingBy: Joan Lowery NixonPresented by Raven Burney
2 About the author This book was written by Joan Lowery Nixon. Her main category of books can be found in the mystery section.
3 About the authorShe has written other well-known mystery book as: Murdered, My Sweet, Don’t Scream, and Search for the Shadowman.She has written many books, but this one is the only one that has won the Edgar Allen Poe award four times.
4 Characters in the story Lia- a fifteen-year-oldAnne- her motherSarah- her dying great grandmotherCharlotte Blevins- a resident of the Graymoss plantation
5 A Quick Summary about the book From the PublisherFifteen-year-old Lia comes from a long line of courageous women, dating back to a Civil War survivor who single-handedly saved her Louisiana plantation house, Graymoss, from destruction. But Graymoss is haunted by a terrible evil.
6 More about The Haunting With clues from a diary and Favorite Tales of Edgar Allan Poe, Lia, who doesn''t feel as if she''s inherited any family genes of courage, must figure out what--or who--the evil wants. When Lia''s parents decide to move into Graymoss, Lia isn''t sure how to convince them to change their minds. But it''s up to her to chase away the horror lurking inside the old house. Can she find the courage to deal with a noisy ghost who wants vengeance?
7 Want to learn more… here’s how to find it in your school library. Title: The HauntingPublication date: September 1998Publisher: Delacorte Press; Bantam Doubleday Dell Production Group, Inc.Year of publication: 1998Pages: 184
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