The Girl in the Lake
ISBN: 1338678884
EAN13: 9781338678888
Language: English
Release Date: Jan 4, 2022
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover
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Book Overview

For fans of Small Spaces, Doll Bones, and Mary Downing Hahn, a truly chilling (and historically inspired) ghost story from the award-winning author of The Forgotten Girl.

Celeste knows she should be excited to spend two weeks at her grandparents' lake house with her brother, Owen, and their cousins Capri and Daisy, but she's not.

Bugs, bad cell reception, and the dark waters of the lake. no thanks. On top of that, she just failed her swim test and hates being in the water-it's terrifying. But her grandparents are strong believers in their family knowing how to swim, especially having grown up during a time of segregation at public pools.

And soon strange things start happening--the sound of footsteps overhead late at night. A flickering light in the attic window. And Celete's cousins start accusing her of pranking them when she's been no where near them

Things at the old house only get spookier until one evening when Celeste looks in the steamy mirror after a shower and sees her face, but twisted, different.

Who is the girl in the mirror? And what does she want?

Past and present mingle in this spine-tingling ghost story by award-winning author India Hill Brown.

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   My 10yr old Daughter read in less than a week because it was sooo good!
My 10 year old said, this is the best book she ever read. That's saying a lot for the most picky reader in the world!!! She almost cried because it was over and she didn 't have any more to read!!!!! Definitely recommend!! Definitely recommend! ! !
 
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   Just the Right Amount of Creepy!
I enjoyed the audiobook of The Girl in the Lake and listened so much! The narrator was fantastic : the narrator was fantastic. Some scenes were incredibly creepy and made me break out in actual goosebumps. I am sure that the kids will also love this spooky story. I also appreciated how the author weaved actual history into the plot about how racism and segregation prevented black families from learning to swim and the impact of this over generations.
 
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