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House of Dies Drear
Audience: 4th Grade - 7th Grade
One hundred years ago, two runaway slaves, and abolitionist, Dies Drear, were murdered in his home, an important station on the Underground Railroad. Legend has it that the ghost of Mr. Drear haunts the lonely old house. No one has lived in the house for decades, and everyone in town avoids it. But Thomas Small's dad, a Civil War history professor, doesn't believe in ghosts and legends. He buys the house and moves the family in. Thomas is fascinated by the secret passages, hidden doorways, and his imagination runs wild when odd things begin to happen- noises like someone crying or moaning; cold drafts of air when the windows are closed. What is causing these things? Is someone playing a prank? Are there really ghosts here? Hold on tight - the suspense is riveting.
Sequel; The Mystery of Drear House.
Date read: 4/13/2009
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