The Haunted House Project

The Haunted House Project

by Tricia Clasen


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781510707122
Publisher: Sky Pony
Publication date: 10/11/2016
Pages: 228
Sales rank: 664,704
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

Tricia Clasen is a professor of communication with specialties in public speaking and pop culture and a research focus on critiquing young adult fiction. Always a lover of a good story, she grew up spending her days reading and dreaming of being a writer. This is her debut novel. She and her husband live with their two girls in Janesville, Wisconsin.

Sky Pony Press, with our Good Books, Racehorse and Arcade imprints, is proud to publish a broad range of books for young readers—picture books for small children, chapter books, books for middle grade readers, and novels for young adults. Our list includes bestsellers for children who love to play Minecraft; stories told with LEGO bricks; books that teach lessons about tolerance, patience, and the environment, and much more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.

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The Haunted House Project 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
MsVerbose More than 1 year ago
I will confess, I am not big on scary books, so I started this one with trepidation. It was nothing like I expected and so, so good! The thing is, while the title may have mis-led me, it fit the book perfectly. It has been less than a year since Andie's mom died suddenly and unexpectedly in a car crash. And nothing has been the same since. Her dad and sister have changed so much, and Andie is worried about them. Their mom was the glue that kept them all together and the thing that made her family work. And while she can't bring her back, she thinks that even her presence could make them better. And that's when she comes up with her plan to haunt her family with her mom's ghost. This story was so powerful to me. What do you do when the person who is the biggest influence in your life is gone? How do you go on? And how do you help the people you love go on? Tricia Clasen had me rooting for Andie from page one, and I cheered on every positive gain as she tried her experiments. Readers of all ages will identify with her and hopefully bring them some comfort that they are not alone. I highly recommend this book!