The Blue Ghost

Liz is staying with her grandmother in her old house in the woods of northern Minnesota when one night a noise awakens her. It is someone calling her name, calling for Elizabeth. Liz opens her eyes. There is a blue ghost in her room! What does the ghost want from her?
This exciting mystery by Newbery Honor writer Marion Dane Bauer is perfect for first chapter-book readers.
  • WINNER
    ALA Best Books for Young Adults
  • WINNER
    Cooperative Children's Book Center Choices
  • WINNER
    USBBY-CBC Outstanding International Trade Book
  • NOMINEE
    New Hampshire Great Stone Face Children's Book Award
  • NOMINEE
    Rhode Island Teen Book Award
  • NOMINEE
    New Jersey Garden State Children's Book Award
  • NOMINEE
    Maine Student Book Award
  • NOMINEE
    Missouri Mark Twain Award
  • NOMINEE
    Florida Sunshine State Book Award
Marion Dane Bauer has written more than 80 children's and young adult books that have been translated into over a dozen languages. These include the Newbery Honor-winning On My Honor and the Jane Addams Peace Association Award-winning Rain of Fire. In addition to her work for young people, Ms. Bauer is also the editor of Am I Blue? Coming Out from the Silence, a collection of gay and lesbian short stories. She lives in St. Paul, Minnesota. View titles by Marion Dane Bauer

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Liz is staying with her grandmother in her old house in the woods of northern Minnesota when one night a noise awakens her. It is someone calling her name, calling for Elizabeth. Liz opens her eyes. There is a blue ghost in her room! What does the ghost want from her?
This exciting mystery by Newbery Honor writer Marion Dane Bauer is perfect for first chapter-book readers.

Awards

  • WINNER
    ALA Best Books for Young Adults
  • WINNER
    Cooperative Children's Book Center Choices
  • WINNER
    USBBY-CBC Outstanding International Trade Book
  • NOMINEE
    New Hampshire Great Stone Face Children's Book Award
  • NOMINEE
    Rhode Island Teen Book Award
  • NOMINEE
    New Jersey Garden State Children's Book Award
  • NOMINEE
    Maine Student Book Award
  • NOMINEE
    Missouri Mark Twain Award
  • NOMINEE
    Florida Sunshine State Book Award

Author

Marion Dane Bauer has written more than 80 children's and young adult books that have been translated into over a dozen languages. These include the Newbery Honor-winning On My Honor and the Jane Addams Peace Association Award-winning Rain of Fire. In addition to her work for young people, Ms. Bauer is also the editor of Am I Blue? Coming Out from the Silence, a collection of gay and lesbian short stories. She lives in St. Paul, Minnesota. View titles by Marion Dane Bauer

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