The Dead Man in Indian Creek

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Nov 16, 2009 - Juvenile Fiction - 144 pages

At the same time that Matt and Parker find the body of the dead man in the creek, they recognize George Evans, the owner of the antique shop where Parker's mother works.


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Camping out near their suburban homes, Matt and his best friend Parker happen on a body floating in a creek and promptly (and correctly) link it to George Evans—Parker's mother's employer and close ... Read full review

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This is a mystery book. There is this boy named Matthew and Parker finds an dead old man in the Indian Creek. Parker says that it was Evan who is fell in love with his mom, and killed the old man. Read full review

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Mary Downing Hahn, a former children’s librarian, is the award-winning author of many popular ghost stories. Her work has won more than fifty child-voted state awards.  An avid reader, traveler, and all-around arts lover, Ms. Hahn lives in Columbia, Maryland. Visit her online at

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