Girl in the Locked Room: A Ghost Story

Girl in the Locked Room: A Ghost Story

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A family moves into an old, abandoned house. Jules's parents love the house, but Jules is frightened and feels a sense of foreboding. When she sees a pale face in an upstairs window, though, she can't stop wondering about the eerie presence on the top floor - in a room with a locked door. Could it be someone who lived in the house a century earlier?

Her fear replaced by fascination, Jules is determined to make contact with the mysterious figure and help unlock the door. Past and present intersect as she and her ghostly friend discover - and change - the fate of the family who lived in the house all those many years ago.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 200 pages
  • 144.78 x 210.82 x 25.4mm | 317.51g
  • Clarion Books
  • Boston, United States
  • English
  • 1328850927
  • 9781328850928
  • 882,213

Review quote

"An enthralling ghostly tale."--School Library Journal "This gentle paranormal mystery is perfect for young readers."--Booklist "Hahn's mystery offers an atmospheric setting, a child ghost, and eerie circumstances."--Publishers Weekly--No Source
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About Mary Downing Hahn

Mary Downing Hahn has written thirty-six novels, including Wait Till Helen Comes, Took, and most recently, One for Sorrow. Her wildly popular books have received more than fifty child-voted state awards as well as an Edgar Award. Mary travels widely and is a dedicated photographer. She lives in Columbia, Maryland. www.marydowninghahnbooks.com
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3,988 ratings
3.8 out of 5 stars
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4 31% (1,247)
3 27% (1,094)
2 7% (297)
1 3% (112)
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