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The secret of Laurel Oaks

Author: Lois Ruby
Publisher: New York : Tom Doherty Associates, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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While staying with her family in Louisiana's Laurel Oaks Plantation, purported to be one of the most haunted places in America, thirteen-year-old Lila is contacted by the ghost of a slave girl unjustly convicted of murder. Story inspired by the author's visit to the Myrtles Plantation in Louisiana.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lois Ruby
ISBN: 9780765313669 0765313669
OCLC Number: 213300997
Notes: "A Starscape book."
Description: 282 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Lois Ruby.

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When Lila and her family visit Laurel Oaks Plantation in Louisiana, her parents and brother scoff at the claim that the house is haunted. But secretly, Lila suspects there are ghostly presences  Read more...

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Praise for THE SECRET OF LAUREL OAKS: "If you read this book late at night, as I did, in a dark and quiet house, as I did, you may feel the same chill I did--the someone-is-looking-over-your shoulder Read more...

 
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