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The ghost on the hearth

Author: Susan Milord; Lydia Dabcovich
Publisher: Middlebury, Vt. : Vermont Folklife Center, ©2003.
Series: Family heritage series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : 1st ed
Database:WorldCat
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As was the custom in 1800s rural Quebec, Emily, the eldest of a poor family, is sent to live and work at a nearby farm, where her unexpected death is followed by a mysterious nocturnal event.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Romans, nouvelles, etc. pour la jeunesse
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Milord; Lydia Dabcovich
ISBN: 0916718182 9780916718183
OCLC Number: 49226282
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 x 27 cm.
Series Title: Family heritage series.
Responsibility: retold by Susan Milord ; paintings by Lydia Dabcovich.

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12 year old Emily leaves home to work on a farm in rural Quebec. Every night she scrapes the candlewax from the family's big stone hearth. But Emily falls ill and dies and is replaced by Jenny who  Read more...

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[Milord] unfolds the story through a cautious progression of page turns, steadily building the hair-prickling tension to an optimum dramatic level, and yet she skillfully treats each ghostly event Read more...

 
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A nice addition to any library.

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2009-12-11) Good Permalink

     This fantastic folktale tale is part of the newly published Family Heritage Series.  The Ghost on the Hearth tells the story of Emily, a 12 year old girl who is sent to help out on a farm because her family is very poor.  Emily enjoys her work on the farm and is...
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