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The haunted lake

Author: Patrick James Lynch
Publisher: Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2020. ©2020
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"Jacob and his father are the only people who fish Lake Spetzia, which was formed when the river was dammed and their town was flooded. The villagers say the lake is haunted, but Jacob and his father don't want to leave, because Jacob's mother is buried in the cemetery below the water. As Jacob grows up, a village girl named Ellen falls in love with him, and he with her. But before they are married, Jacob  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Paranormal fiction
Ghost stories
Fiction
Juvenile works
Picture books
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick James Lynch
ISBN: 9781536200133 1536200131
OCLC Number: 1137860671
Description: 46 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 27 x 29 cm
Responsibility: P. J. Lynch.

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"Jacob and his father are the only people who fish Lake Spetzia, which was formed when the river was dammed and their town was flooded. The villagers say the lake is haunted, but Jacob and his father don't want to leave, because Jacob's mother is buried in the cemetery below the water. As Jacob grows up, a village girl named Ellen falls in love with him, and he with her. But before they are married, Jacob disappears--lured underwater by the ghosts who inhabit the sunken village. Years go by, with Jacob held captive by the watery spirits and Ellen never giving up hope that she will find him, until a fateful night when Jacob sees the light of Ellen's boat floating above. Can he break free and reach the surface? Masterful illustrations alive with achingly expressive characters and eerie underwater light bring readers into acclaimed creator P.J. Lynch's rich world of love, loss, and hope."--Amazon.com.

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The Haunted Lake

by barker_patricia (WorldCat user published 2020-11-30) Very Good Permalink

This is a really good story for older elementary children. It is spooky, but not scary, and has a real unique story. Kids are going to love it!

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