The Other Side of Dark

By Smith, Sarah

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ISBN
978-1-44240-280-5
Publisher
Atheneum


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on January 1, 2011

Gr 7–10—Law Walker and Katie Mullens couldn't be more different. He's the son of a wealthy African-American historian and a white architectural historian. She's a talented artist from a poor family who, after the death of her mother, begins to draw what she sees: ghosts and the horrific ways they died. Katie and Law are drawn together by Pinesbank, an estate that Law's father wants destroyed because of its ties to the slave trade,...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on March 1, 2011

Since her mother died, fifteen-year-old Katie has been able to see and speak to ghosts by channeling the circumstances and emotions of their deaths into drawings. Near Boston's historic Pinebank Mansion, Katie meets George Perkins, an earnest young boy who's been dead more than a century. George claims that a "treasure" remains in dilapidated Pinebank, which is slated for imminent demolition. Katie's first-person narration alternates with that of Law, an acquaintance from school. Law's father is an imposing Ha...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Junior Library Guild

Reviewed on November 2, 2010

The novel’s central conceit—a shocking “What if?” of American history—is original and well researched. Moreover, it provides a fascinating mystery for Katie and Law to solve. A strong supernatural element adds to the int...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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