The Haunting [NOOK Book]

Overview

A vacation house has a terrifying past—one that only the children know about

Jason, his little sister, Sally, and his parents plan to spend the summer in the perfect seaside vacation home. But as soon as Jason steps onto the porch, icy air grips him, and he feels the stare of an invisible being. Although he can’t explain it, he knows that in this house, children are not ...
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The Haunting

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Overview

A vacation house has a terrifying past—one that only the children know about

Jason, his little sister, Sally, and his parents plan to spend the summer in the perfect seaside vacation home. But as soon as Jason steps onto the porch, icy air grips him, and he feels the stare of an invisible being. Although he can’t explain it, he knows that in this house, children are not welcome.
 
Jason soon meets Steve, a friendly kid who teases him about the so-called haunted house and the witch who used to live there. Jason tries to ignore him, but he’s pretty sure there’s truth to the spooky tale. Especially when he meets the pale figure of a child in the house . . .

Young Jason, his little sister and his parents plan to spend the summer in the perfect seaside vacation home--except that in this house, children are not welcome. From the first blast of icy air in the driveway to windows that slam shut like guillotines to the lurking pale figure of a child, it is a place with a harrowing history--yet only the children experience its evil.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781497685352
  • Publisher: Open Road Media
  • Publication date: 12/16/2014
  • Series: House on Cherry Street , #1
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 153
  • Sales rank: 268,736
  • Age range: 9 - 12 Years
  • File size: 582 KB

Meet the Author

Rodman Philbrick grew up on the coast of New Hampshire and has been writing since the age of sixteen. For a number of years he published mystery and suspense fiction for adults. Brothers & Sinners won the Shamus Award in 1994, and two of his other detective novels were nominees. In 1993 his debut young adult novel, Freak the Mighty, won numerous honors, and in 1998 was made into the feature film The Mighty, starring Sharon Stone and James Gandolfini. Freak the Mighty has become a standard reading selection in thousands of classrooms worldwide, and there are more than three million copies in print. In 2010 Philbrick won a Newbery Honor for The Mostly True Adventures of Homer P. Figg.
 
Lynn Harnett, who was married to Rodman Philbrick, passed away in 2012. She was a talented journalist, editor, and book reviewer, and she had a real knack for concocting scary stories that make the reader want to laugh, shriek with fear, and then turn the page to find out what happens next.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 25, 2001

    Cool

    Really scary if you have enough imagination for it!

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