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Gensler, Sonia. 
New York: Knopf, 2011.


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Willie Hammond has a secret.  She’s taken a job teaching at the Cherokee Female Seminary in Tahlequah, Oklahoma where a student’s death is shrouded in mystery.  Her students are refined and posh, bullying her and the lesser students in the class.  When Willie discovers that her room belonged to the dead girl, strange happenings begin to occur, possibly tied to the boy from a nearby school that she can’t stop thinking about and who is wrapped up in the mystery of the dead girl.  This ghost story involves class issues, mystery, suspense, and a little romance. 
(Booktalk by the Sequoya Youth Book Award committee, 2014)

SUBJECTS:     Cherokee Indians -- Oklahoma -- Tahlequah -- Fiction.
                        Cherokee National Female Seminary -- Fiction.
                        Indians of North America -- Oklahoma -- Fiction.
                        Haunted places -- Fiction.
                        Teachers Fiction.
                        Boarding schools -- Fiction.
                        Schools -- Fiction.

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