The Peculiar Incident on Shady Street

The Peculiar Incident on Shady Street

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Baker & Taylor
When lights start flickering and temperatures suddenly drop, twelve-year-old Tessa Woodward, sensing her new house may be haunted, recruits some new friends to help her unravel the mystery of who or what is trying to communicate with her and why.

Simon and Schuster
A girl unravels a centuries-old mystery after moving into a haunted house in this deliciously suspenseful mystery.

Tessa Woodward isn’t exactly thrilled to move to rainy, cold Chicago from her home in sunny Florida. But homesickness turns to icy fear when unexplainable things start happening in her new house. Things like flickering lights, mysterious drawings appearing out of nowhere, and a crackling noise she can feel in her bones.

When her little brother’s doll starts crying real tears, Tessa realizes that someone—or something—is trying to communicate with her. And it involves a secret that’s been shrouded in mystery for more than one hundred years.

With the help of three new friends, Tessa begins unraveling the mystery of what happened in the house on Shady Street—and more importantly, what it has to do with her!

Publisher: New York : Aladdin, c2017
Edition: 1st Aladdin hardcover ed
ISBN: 9781481477048
Branch Call Number: J FIC CUR
Characteristics: 295 p. ;,22 cm.

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Feb 03, 2018

A creepy ghost story for kids in addition to an engaging mystery. Tessa's parents are moving the family from Florida to Chicago and Tessa is not happy that she has to leave behind everything that she knows including her best friend. Once they arrive at their new home in Chicago, strange things start happening and Tessa is determined to find out what is going on. Fair warning that if you don't like creepy dolls, steer clear of this book!

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