New York : Scholastic, 2009
IL 5-8, RL 5.2
Another story told in two points
of view, but not just another story. Ryan McCray, recovering from a nearly
fatal accident, writes in his journal. Sarah Fincher boldly uses video
and e-mail. Skeleton Creek, a small town in Oregon, has a mysterious past
–something to do with the derelict, dilapidated dredge outside of town
that was used by the New York Gold and Silver Company. Is it haunted? Ryan
tells about Joe who died or was he murdered? Sarah in her video shows us
his ghost. Something is not right even today. What is being covered up
by the mysterious Crossbones Society? Ryan’s dad has secrets. Reading and
watching this tale unfold
Do you want a good scare? An excuse to go on the internet? Then Skeleton Creek by Patrick Carman is the book for you. The narrator Ryan and his best friend Sarah are forbidden to see each other because bad things seem to happen whenever they are together. The worst thing to happen was an accident at the dredge that may be haunted by a ghost or skeleton, but is it really a ghost or skeleton? Will Ryan and Sarah be allowed to see each other again? Will they catch the ghost or skeleton? Or will it catch them? Find out by reading Skeleton Creek: Book 1. (Daniel Y.)
Diaries -- Fiction.
Best friends -- Fiction.
Friendship -- Fiction.
Mystery and detective stories.