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  • 56 of 65 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Alexandria-Monroe PL - Alexandria jF ARD (Text) 37521530907890 AMPL Juvenile Fiction Available -
Bloomfield Eastern Greene Co PL - Bloomfield Main JUV FIC ARD (Text) 36803001088009 FICTION-J Available -
Brookston Prairie Twp PL - Brookston J FIC ARD (Text) 38209000915481 Juvenile Fiction Available -
Carnegie PL of Steuben Co - Angola J FIC ARD (Text) 33118000186444 Children: Fiction Available -
Clinton PL - Clinton J ARD (SMALL #1) (Text) 36806010318416 JUNIORS Available -
Coatesville-Clay Twp PL - Coatesville JF ARDEN (Text) 78321000028466 Juvenile Fiction Available -
Culver-Union Twp PL - Culver J ARDEN 1 (Text) 34304000963500 Juvenile - Young Hoosiers Available -
Eckhart PL - Main JF ARD ss bk.1 (Text) 840191002706601 Children's Fiction - Lower Level Available -
Fayette Co PL - Connersville J ARDEN (Text) 39230032033647 Children Books Available -
Fortville-Vernon Twp PL - Fortville J FIC ARDEN (Text) 38301000014365 Juvenile Fiction Collection Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780525515029
  • ISBN: 052551502X
  • ISBN: 9781536457216
  • Physical Description: 218 pages ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: New York, NY : G.P. Putnam's Sons, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, [2018]

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Summary, etc.:
"After suffering a tragic loss, eleven-year-old Ollie only finds solace in books. So when she happens upon a crazed woman at the river threatening to throw a book into the water, Ollie doesn't think--she just acts, stealing the book and running away. As she begins to read the slender volume, Ollie discovers a chilling story about a girl named Beth, the two brothers who both loved her, and a peculiar deal made with "the smiling man," a sinister specter who grants your most tightly held wish, but only for the ultimate price. Ollie is captivated by the tale until her school trip the next day to Smoke Hollow, a local farm with a haunting history all its own. There she stumbles upon the graves of the very people she's been reading about. Could it be the story about the smiling man is true? Ollie doesn't have too long to think about the answer to that. On the way home, the school bus breaks down, sending their teacher back to the farm for help. But the strange bus driver has some advice for the kids left behind in his care: "Best get moving. At nightfall they'll come for the rest of you." Nightfall is, indeed, fast descending when Ollie's previously broken digital wristwatch, a keepsake reminder of better times, begins a startling countdown and delivers a terrifying message: RUN. Only Ollie and two of her classmates heed the bus driver's warning. As the trio head out into the woods--bordered by a field of scarecrows that seem to be watching them--the bus driver has just one final piece of advice for Ollie and her friends: "Avoid large places. Keep to small." And with that, a deliciously creepy and hair-raising adventure begins"-- Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note:
HL570L Lexile
Decoding demand: 93 (very high) Semantic demand: 100 (very high) Syntactic demand: 84 (very high) Structure demand: 87 (very high) Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 4.1 6.0 197010.
Awards Note:
Nominee: Young Hoosier Book Award, 2020-2021.
Nominee: Rebel/Bear Reads, 2020-2021.
Subject: Survival > Juvenile fiction.
Forests and forestry > Juvenile fiction.
Friendship > Juvenile fiction.
Books and reading > Juvenile fiction.
Supernatural > Fiction.
Survival > Fiction.
Forests and forestry > Fiction.
Friendship > Fiction.
Books and reading > Fiction.
Middle grade.
JUVENILE FICTION > Action & Adventure > Survival Stories.
JUVENILE FICTION > Mysteries & Detective Stories.
Genre: Paranormal fiction.
Horror fiction.

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