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Alison's Ghosts

by Mary Alice Downie & John Downie

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list price: $7.95
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published: Aug 2014
ISBN:9781459403857
imprint: Lorimer
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Alison is held captive by the powers of a mysterious pipe bowl belonging to a Mi"kmaq shaman. The bowl takes her back in time where she forms friendships with troubled ghosts who need her help. She must uncover the history of the pipe, and she must do it quickly, before she too is consumed by the grim fate of the pipe's beholders.

[Fry Reading Level - 3.7

About the Authors

Mary Alice Downie has written and edited twenty-eight books for children and adults. Her many books include And Some Brought Flowers with Mary Hamilton, and The Well-Filled Cupboard with Barbara Robertson. She lives in Kingston, Ontario.

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JOHN DOWNIE lives in Kingston, Ontario. He is co-author with his wife Mary Alice, of Honor Bound and Danger in Disguise.
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Contributor Notes

Mary Alice Downie is a pioneering children's author of historical fiction, folktales and picture books, and is the co-editor of the Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon award-winning book The Wind Has Wings. Mary Alice and husband John Downie also co-authored Honour Bound and Danger in Disguise. They live in Kingston, Ontario. John Downie lives in Kingston, Ontario. He is co-author with his wife Mary Alice, of Honor Bound and Danger in Disguise

Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
Age:
6 to 10
Grade:
2 to 4
Reading age:
6 to 10
Awards
  • Commended, Canadian Childrens's Book Centre "Best Books for Kids & Teens"

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Alison’s Ghosts (Streetlights)

Alison is held captive by the powers of a mysterious pipe bowl belonging to a Mi’kmaq shaman. She must uncover the history of the pipe before she, too, is consumed by the grim fate of the pipe’s beholders.

Source: The Canadian Children’s Book Centre. Best Books for Kids & Teens. 2009.

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