The House on Stone's Throw Island

The House on Stone's Throw Island

by Dan Poblocki

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ISBN-13: 9780545645560
Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.
Publication date: 08/25/2015
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 5.80(h) x 1.10(d)
Lexile: 790L (what's this?)
Age Range: 10 - 14 Years

About the Author

Dan Poblocki is the author of The Stone Child, The Nightmarys, The Ghost of Graylock, The Haunting of Gabriel Ashe, The Book of Bad Things, and the Mysterious Four series. He lives in New York with two adorable cats and more books than he has room for. Visit him at danpoblocki.com.

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From The House on Stone's Throw Island

Eli stepped toward her, but when she flinched, he kept his distance. "Josie," he said, struggling to keep his voice steady, “do you believe in ghosts?”

She sneered. "As opposed to cannibals?"

Eli tried to smile but ended up grimacing awkwardly. "Forget about cannibals," he said. "Do you believe that places can be haunted?"

"I don't know. I never thought seriously about it before." Josie stared into the open closet. Her vision blurred and she could almost see the figure of the girl staring back out at her. She closed her eyes. "But, yeah, I guess I could believe that this house is haunted."

"Okay, that's a start. But what if it's not just the house?" said Eli, settling onto the mattress. He nodded toward the window. Josie turned and looked at the ruins in the distance. "What if it's the whole island?"

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