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Just south of home / Karen Strong.

By: Strong, Karen [author.].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, [2019]Copyright date: ©2019Edition: First edition.Description: 310 pages ; 22 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781534419384; 1534419381.Subject(s): Families -- Georgia -- Juvenile fiction | African Americans -- Juvenile fiction | Ghost stories | Family life -- Georgia -- Fiction | African Americans -- Fiction | Ghosts -- Fiction | Supernatural -- Fiction | Georgia -- Juvenile fiction | Georgia -- FictionGenre/Form: Paranormal fiction.DDC classification: [Fic] LOC classification: PZ7.1.S79642 | Jus 2019Summary: Twelve-year-old Sarah is finally in charge. At last, she can spend her summer months reading her favorite science books and bossing around her younger brother, Ellis, instead of being worked to the bone by their overly strict grandmother, Mrs. Greene. But when their cousin, Janie arrives for a visit, Sarah's plans are completely squashed. Janie has a knack for getting into trouble and asks Sarah to take her to Creek Church: a landmark of their small town that she heard was haunted. It's also off-limits. Janie's sticky fingers lead Sarah, Ellis and his best friend, Jasper, to uncover a deep-seated part of the town's past. With a bit of luck, this foursome will heal the place they call home and the people within it they call family.
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Twelve-year-old Sarah is finally in charge. At last, she can spend her summer months reading her favorite science books and bossing around her younger brother, Ellis, instead of being worked to the bone by their overly strict grandmother, Mrs. Greene. But when their cousin, Janie arrives for a visit, Sarah's plans are completely squashed. Janie has a knack for getting into trouble and asks Sarah to take her to Creek Church: a landmark of their small town that she heard was haunted. It's also off-limits. Janie's sticky fingers lead Sarah, Ellis and his best friend, Jasper, to uncover a deep-seated part of the town's past. With a bit of luck, this foursome will heal the place they call home and the people within it they call family.

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