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The Ghost Collector

ISBN-10: 1773212958
ISBN-13: 9781773212951
Author: Mills, Allison
Interest Level: 5-9
Publisher: Annick Press

Publication Date: September 2019

Copyright: 2019

Page Count: 200

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Grades 5-9

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BISAC Subjects

JUVENILE FICTION / Ghost Stories *

JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Death & Dying

JUVENILE FICTION / People & Places / Canada / Native Canadian

Shelly and her grandmother catch ghosts. In their hair. Just like all the women in their family, they can see souls who haven't transitioned yet; it's their job to help the ghosts along their journey. When Shelly's mom dies suddenly, Shelly's relationship to ghosts, and death, changes. Instead of helping spirits move on, Shelly starts hoarding them. But no matter how many ghost cats, dogs or people she hides in her room, Shelly can't ignore the one ghost that's missing. Why hasn't her mom's ghost come home yet? Rooted in a Cree worldview and inspired by stories about the author's great-grandmother's life, The Ghost Collector delves into questions of grief and loss, and introduces an exciting new voice in tween fiction.
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