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Nixon, Joan Lowery.
New York : Scholastic, 1990, c1985
IL 3-6, RL 6.1
ISBN 0590423703
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A deserted house, abandoned and empty for years, or is it? Jeff and Debbie both feel creepy, when they look at the house on Hackman’s Hill
        “Somebody in that house is watching us! And  he doesn’t want us here!”
        “Oh Forget it,” their Grandma said, “It’s just an old abandoned house.”
        But Jeff can’t forget a $10, 000 reward for finding a mummy hidden in the house. A mummy! The Egyptian government would never let a mummy out of the country but evidently money talks and Dr. Hackman’s house was filled with his extensive collection of Egyptian artifacts. But was his house filled with the Pharaoh's curse too--the curse of death on anyone who disturbs the pharaoh's tomb.  Anubis is the Egyptian god who guards the tombs. You know, the one with the human body and the head of a jackal.  He’s the one to watch out for.  He makes sure that no one disturbs the mummies in their final resting places. But that was all a long time ago, besides Hackman has been missing for years.  So what could be so dangerous about poking around his house in the middle of the day? Grandma’s neighbor Mr. Karsten says he even lived there when he was a  boy.  Maybe, just maybe Jeff and Debbie can find the mummy. Find out what happens when you read The House on Hackman’s Hill.  (Stephanie Vail, MLIS)
SUBJECTS:     Horror stories.


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