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Hahn, Mary Downing
WAIT TILL HELEN COMES
New York : Avon, 1987.
IL 5-8 RL 4.7
ISBN 0899194532
Molly is 12. She lives with her 10 year-old brother Michael, her mother, her 7 year-old step-sister Heather, and her step-dad. Molly and her brother think Heather is a spoiled brat. Heather finds a new friend in the graveyard behind their home - a girl named Helen who died with her family in a mysterious fire over a hundred years ago. Now Helenís ghost returns to lure children into the pond to drown. Molly tries to warn her parents about Heather and the ghost, but nobody will believe her. For instance - when Molly and Michael are walking toward the house Molly says: (Read some of page 123.)
(Odile Heisel. oheisel@pen.k12.va.us, Library Media Specialist, Plains Elementary School , 225 American Legion Rd., Timberville, VA 22853)
SUBJECTS:     Ghosts -- Fiction
                        Stepchildren -- Fiction

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