The Ghost of Drowned Meadow

The Ghost of Drowned Meadow

by Kelley Skovron
The Ghost of Drowned Meadow

The Ghost of Drowned Meadow

by Kelley Skovron


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From Kelley Skovron comes a ghostly mystery that explores the little-known history of Nazi indoctrination camps in the United States.

It started off small. Just a dripping outside my window.

When Morgan witnesses some eerie happenings in her family’s new house, at first she shrugs them off. But as the unsettling dripping noises—and the sounds of someone crying—become more frequent, she starts to get nervous. Then a neighbor asks Morgan a blood-chilling question: What’s it like to live in a haunted house?

It seems Morgan’s new home is notorious in the town of Port Jefferson, all because of Joseph Klaus, a boy who drowned in the 1930s after vanishing from his summer camp. Morgan begins learning all she can about the Klaus boy and uncovers the little-known history of the German American Bund, a Fascist organization that indoctrinated children and forced them into labor. Klaus wasn’t just escaping from any old summer camp—he was fleeing American Nazis.

As Morgan discovers the heartbreaking history of her new town, she’ll have to do everything she can to protect her family from the spirits it left behind. Because the ghost of Joseph Klaus is still trying to get home—even if he drowns the people living there.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781338754322
Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.
Publication date: 09/20/2022
Pages: 304
Sales rank: 188,255
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.70(d)
Lexile: 730L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

Kelley Skovron is the author of Hacker's Key and the G.I. Joe Classified series for kids, as well as books for teens and adults. They live just outside Washington, DC with a cat, a dog, and a teenager, and it's never a dull moment. Find them online at
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