NEW Novels as of First Half of 2002 and Second Half of 2001, for the middle school/junior high reader. Reporters are our youth "Treasures in the Cove" reporters.
Novel, Ages 11-12. "Oliver, an orphaned boy, is told one day he has to live at Helton Hall, a hugh mansion. His cousins want it for themselves. So they ask the people at Dial-a-Ghost (or Adopt-a-Ghost) to give them the worse ghosts, but the papers get mixed up and they get the nicest." Reporter Meaghan C. "When a bomb was dropped on the Wilkinson's house during WWII, they find themselves ghost. As they leave their destroyed home, they see a ghost of a young girl named Adopta. They to to an agency that finds homes for ghosts. When their home was accidently switched with the evil shreakers . . . what are they to do? And who was Adopta?" Reporter Chris R. "A bomb falls on the home of the Wilkinsons, who soon find themselves as ghosts. There is only one who either doesn't become a ghost or won't show herself to the others. The Wilkinsons find that staying at their home from the when they were alive is close to impossible. They end up moving to a knicker shop which is not a good place to stay in. They find some people who care about ghosts and try to help, but then there is a mistake that the people make." Reporter Kimberly S.
Ages 10-12. The time is 1944; Hazel and her Mother move to "the Hill" to be with Hazel's brilliant physicist father who has been asked to work on a secret military project. Her Dad works intensely day and night while her Mother is having a mental breakdown. What secrets are tearing this family apart?