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The rattled bones / S.M. Parker.

Parker, S. M., (author.).

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  • 0 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Alexandria-Monroe PL - Alexandria F PAR (Text) 37521530857640 AMPL Teen New Fiction In process -
Starke Co PL - San Pierre Branch YA F PAR (Text) 30880010061918 NEW YOUNG ADULT In process -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781481482042
  • ISBN: 1481482041
  • Physical Description: 370 pages (hardcover) ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First Simon Pulse hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York, New York : Simon Pulse, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing Division, [2017]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical notes/sources (pages 367-370).
Summary, etc.: Maine-bred, independent Rilla Brae is no stranger to the deep. She knows the rhythms of hard work and harder seas. But when she experiences the sudden death of her father, the veil between the living and the dead blurs and she begins to be haunted by a girl on a nearby, uninhabited island. The girl floats a song over the waves, and it is as beautiful as it is terrifying. Familiar and distant. Then Rilla meets Sam, a University of Southern Maine archeology student tasked with excavating the very island where the ghostly girl has appeared. Sam sifts the earth looking for the cultural remains of an island people who were forcibly evicted by the state nearly a hundred years ago. Sam tells Rilla the island has a history no locals talk about--if they know about it at all--due to the shame the events brought to the working waterfront community. All Rilla knows for sure is that the island has always been there--an eerie presence anchored in the stormy sea. Now Sam's work and the ghostly girl's song lure Rilla to the island's shores. As Rilla helps Sam to unearth the island's many secrets, Rilla's visions grow--until the two discover a tragedy kept silent for years. And it's a tragedy that has everything to do with Rilla's past.
Target Audience Note: Ages 15+
Grades 10-12
Subject: Lobster fishers > Fiction.
Ghosts > Fiction.
Archaeology > Fiction.
Islands > Fiction.
Racism > Fiction.
Maine > Fiction.
JUVENILE FICTION / Legends, Myths, Fables / General.
JUVENILE FICTION / Horror & Ghost Stories.
JUVENILE FICTION / Love & Romance.
YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Paranormal, Occult & Supernatural.
YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Romance / Paranormal.
YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Ghost Stories.
Genre: Young adult fiction.
Ghost stories.
Horror fiction.

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