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Children's LiteratureWell-known author Peg Kehret has done it again. She has written another exciting and entertaining ghost story. In this story the main character is Josh, a typical teenage boy whose dreams of playing baseball all summer are destroyed when he learns that he will be visiting his Aunt Ethel for eight long weeks. Josh fears his summer will be boring but the excitement begins as soon as he meets Aunt Ethel. The adventures quickly escalate as Josh meets a ghost who asks for help. Josh reluctantly agrees to help the ghost by digging in a nearby cemetery. While he is digging, Josh discovers more than he expected and this leads to a dangerous confrontation with a crook. Josh is an intelligent young man but is he clever enough to escape a conflict with an armed and angry intruder? This book is very enjoyable. It is well written, fast-paced, and hard to put down; all of the attributes that many young people seek when selecting reading material. 2005, Dutton Children's Books/Penguin Group, Ages 10 up.