One For Sorrow: A Ghost Story by Mary Downing HahnOne For Sorrow: A Ghost Story by Mary Downing Hahn

One For Sorrow: A Ghost Story

byMary Downing Hahn

Hardcover | July 18, 2017

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Against the ominous backdrop of the influenza epidemic of 1918, Annie, a new girl at school, is claimed as best friend by Elsie, a classmate who is a tattletale, a liar, and a thief. Soon Annie makes other friends and finds herself joining them in teasing and tormenting Elsie. Elsie dies from influenza, but then she returns to reclaim Annie's friendship and punish all the girls who bullied her. Young readers who revel in spooky stories will relish this chilling tale of a girl haunted by a vengeful ghost.
Mary Downing Hahn , a former children's librarian, is the award-winning author of many popular ghost stories. An avid reader, traveler, and all-around arts lover, Ms. Hahn lives in Columbia, Maryland, with her cat, Oscar. Visit her online at marydowninghahnbooks.com.
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Title:One For Sorrow: A Ghost StoryFormat:HardcoverDimensions:304 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 1.13 inPublished:July 18, 2017Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0544818091

ISBN - 13:9780544818095

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Hahn's story is characteristically steeped in eerie atmosphere, and the novel's blend of historical drama, the supernatural, and the intricacies of adolescent friendship is a gripping combination." -PW "Hahn is a veteran author who clearly knows her apples about writing ghost stories, as this, her latest inventive page-turner, evidences? Shivers aplenty, but also genuine emotion that will invite empathy." - Booklist "Another historical and chilling success." -Kirkus "Another solid addition to Hahn's oeuvre, this would also make a spine-chilling pair with Cohen's The Doll's Eye." -Bulletin "