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Children's LiteratureLiz and her grandmother are spending the weekend at the cabin where many generations of her family have lived. The purpose of the visit is to pack up the cabin so her grandmother can sell it as she no longer comes there. The working weekend takes a mysterious turn when Liz is awakened in the middle of the night by the shadow of a woman all bathed in blue light. Liz hears someone calling "Elizabeth" and while searching for the voice is transported back in time to see her ancestors. Liz encounters her great-great-great grandmother Elizabeth when she was a young girl and at a time of great need. Elizabeth's baby brother is sick with the croup and she thinks Liz is a guardian angel sent to help her. Liz does indeed save the baby with the help of the woman ghost and then gets sent back to her own time and her grandmother. This is a simple story of a girl finding the courage and faith to believe in the supernatural and being able to help. A sense of family helping family is threaded throughout the narrative. 2005, Random House, Ages 8 to 12.