Briefly Summarize the book. The Ghost of Graylock is about two kids, Bree and Neil Cady, who go and visit with their Aunt's Claire and Anna because they are having family problems with their parents. Along the way ,they meet two kids , Wesley and Eric , who become their friends. The four of them have heard about the rumors of Graylock and decide to go and explore the abandoned asylum. They thought it was going to be a normal investigation, but it turns out to be the scariest day of their lives. Bree and Neil are haunted by scary nightmares,visions and a ghost who wants people to know about her death. Wanting to find answer, they go to the extreme. Breaking into houses, going to the library and even going to a retirement home where Janet Reilly, or better known as Nurse Janet is living. Bree and Neil get an unsuspected twist when a friendly neighbor, Andy, turns out to be Rebecca's dad and is also the killer of Rebecca's mom, Alice, and even Rebecca. List the elements of the mystery story that are present in the story. Neil- 12 year old boy who loves books and paranormal things Bree- Average 16 year old girl who loves to play the viola and meet cute guys. Wesley- Brother of Eric and becomes friends with Neil when he moves to Hudston. Eric- Brother of Wesley who gets kicked out of band when him and Bree …show more content…
They soon find out that the weird things were from a ghost Rebecca Smith, the Ghost of Graylock, which leads to who had killed Rebecca? The kids go on the search to find out who that was. Rebecca can’t talk to them so she find out a way to help them through clues and images. The resolution in the story is when Bree finds a yearbook and the first letters in a poem spell “Daddy Did It”. Rebecca lead the kids to who she was and who the real murderer was, then when they went to Andy’s house they knew Andy was Rebecca’s
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Old Auntie was not happy and she was very mad and set her house on fire and she died in the fire. Daniel and Erica ran back home even through Erica wasn't happy that her auntie died. But they made it home and they were safe now. At first, their Mom and dad didn't recognize Erica until the next
In the Glass Castle, Jeannette Walls describes her life and the constant struggles her family goes through. Within the first chapter, Jeannette is sitting in a taxi in New York city when she notices her mother digging through the trash. At first, Jeannette becomes very embarrassed since her mother is homeless. Jeannette finally decides to contact her mother's friend, who delivers messages between Jeannette and her mother, and they set up a lunch date. At the lunch date, Jeannette offers her mother money, however, her mom denies it and insists that she likes how she lives.
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