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The House on Stone's Throw Island

By Dan Poblocki   

Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9780545645560 Hardcover
272 Pages | 5.83" x 8.55" | Ages 10 to 14

Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9780545645584 Ebook
272 Pages | Ages 10 to 14

A remote island is haunted by wedding crashers from beyond the grave.

Dan Poblocki is back with a new spooky ghost story perfect for fans of Mary Downing Hahn and John Bellairs.

There is an island, far off the coast of Maine, where the ghosts of the past are restless.

Josie Sandoval and Eli Barker are strangers when they board the ferry to Stone’s Throw, traveling to the isolated island for a wedding. Then an immense storm blows in, and the wedding party is left stranded with no way to contact the mainland... and no idea that they have been targeted for revenge by the undead. The only clues to the danger they’re in are a scrap of an old Nazi uniform — and an unfamiliar voice, crying out for help in German...

Josie and Eli soon realize there’s much more to worry about than guest lists and flowers. It’s up to them to uncover the chilling history of Stone’s Throw Island and put its ghosts to rest — or this dream wedding will become an absolute nightmare.

Raves & reviews:

Praise for The Book of Bad Things:

"Fun and creepy in all the good ways." —Voice of Youth Advocates

Praise for The Haunting of Gabriel Ashe:

A YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults selection A Junior Library Guild selection

" The social dramas mesh well with the supernatural elements... Poblocki creates a real sense of suspense." —Booklist

" Poblocki creates danger by not pulling punches. An atmospheric, creepy ghost story best read at night." —Kirkus Reviews