Ghosts

By TELGEMEIER, Raina

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ISBN
9780545540612 9780545540629 9780545540674
Publisher
Scholastic


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School Library Journal

Starred Review on June 1, 2016  |  Middle Grade

Gr 4–8—Catrina and her family have just moved to Northern California. Bahía de la Luna is different from Cat's hometown—for one thing, everyone is obsessed with ghosts—but the sea air makes it easier for Cat's younger sister, Maya, who has cystic fibrosis (CF), to breathe. Carlos, a new friend and neighbor, introduces the girls to a different perspective on the spiritual world. Ghosts, he says, aren't frightening; they're the spirits of loved ones. Cat has her doubts—especially after a ghostly encoun...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on September 1, 2016

Telgemeier presents modern magical realism in a graphic novel format. Almost-sixth-grader Catrina and her family move north from sunny Southern California to the foggy (fictional) town of Bahia de la Luna -- in part to make breathing easier for Cat's little sister Maya, who has cystic fibrosis. The sisters meet their ghost-obsessed neighbor Carlos, who teaches them about the town's traditions (the townspeople are serious about Dia de los Muertos and all things supernatural) and sparks a renewed interest in the ...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on April 1, 2016

[=Color by]Ghost-obsessed neighbor Carlos teaches sisters Catrina and Maya (who has cystic fibrosis) about their new California town's traditions (to...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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