Wednesday, June 30, 2010

The Old Willis Place

The Old Willis Place is by Mary Downing Hahn. Lissa and her father take over as caretakers for the old Willis Place which everyone tells them is haunted. Lissa's father says "there's no such thing as ghosts", yet Lissa can't shake the feeling that there is someone, or something, alive in the old house. Then she meets Diana and Georgie, two siblings, who live in the woods behind the house. Lissa begins to wonder if they are all they seem. Can she discover their secret? Can she help them escape from old Miss Willis? Another exciting ghost story from Hahn.

Ratings: 6th grade - 9 out of 10.

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