The Doll in the Garden: A Ghost Story

by Mary Downing Hahn

From best-selling author and master storyteller Mary Downing Hahn

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN-13/ EAN: 9780618873159
  • ISBN-10: 0618873155
  • Pages: 144
  • Publication Date: 06/18/2007
  • Carton Quantity: 48

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    A suspenseful story of unexpected connections between present and past. Ashely and her mother need their new apartment to work out, but everything Ashely does seems to upset the irritable and unforgiving landlady. When Ashley makes friends with the girl next door, Kristi, they uncover a wooden box containing a well-loved turn-of-the-century doll. Ashley wants to keep the doll for herself, but Kristi has other ideas. So does the doll's original owner, a girl who died decades ago, but whom Ashley meets when she follows a mysterious white cat through a hedge. Can Ashley bring peace to the girl and resolve her own present-day challenges? 

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    * "Hahn uses her satisfyingly mysterious, spooky story to illuminate the interaction of people in the present. . . . Thoughtful, entertaining fare for the middle grades." —Kirkus Reviews, starred 

     

    "A captivating fantasy that explores friendship, grief and the interconnectedness of events in time." —Publishers Weekly

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