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Book Title: Giving Up the Ghost|
The author of the book: Sheri Cooper Sinykin
Format files: PDF
The size of the: 618 KB
Edition: Peachtree Publishers
Date of issue: October 1st 2007
ISBN 13: 9781561454235
Read full description of the books:That s the first step, you know. Admitting you re afraid. But when there s love, Aunt Mari said, there can be no fear.
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 Wisconsin 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.
Author Sheri Sinykin has written a sensitive, provocative tale of an adolescent who learns to accept uncertainty and comes to terms with fears. Readers will be mesmerized by the gripping supernatural mystery that lies at the heart of the story.
Read information about the authorGIVING UP THE GHOST (Peachtree), Sheri Sinykin's new 'tween novel, breaks a nine-year writer's block, during which time she earned her MFA in Writing for Children from Vermont College.
Set on a haunted plantation near New Orleans two years after Hurricane Katrina, GIVING UP THE GHOST's themes of fear, grief, and forgiveness--leavened with humor and gripped by a ghostly mystery--offer comfort and healing to young teens living with uncertainty in unsettling times.
This suspense novel for readers ages 10-14 is also of special interest to grief counselors, teachers, librarians, and parents concerned for how children handle their fears about terminal illness and the eventual death of loved ones.
Sheri Sinykin was lead author of the Magic Attic Club series in the mid-90s, and published nine other books for young readers. She lives in Wisconsin and in Arizona."
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