The Gathering (Shadow House, Book 1)

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Scholastic Inc., Aug 30, 2016 - Juvenile Fiction - 224 pages
You don't just read this ghost story. You step into it. Some houses are more than just haunted... they're hungry. Dash, Dylan, Poppy, Marcus, and Azumi don't know this at first. They each think they've been summoned to Shadow House for innocent reasons. But there's nothing innocent about Shadow House. Something within its walls is wickedly wrong. Nothing -- and nobody -- can be trusted. Hallways move. Doors vanish. Ghosts appear. Children disappear. And the way out? That's disappeared, too... Enter Shadow House... if you dare. Don't just read about Shadow House -- explore its haunted depths with the free app!

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.To begin's a Young Adult book...but it is one of the best ghost/haunted house stories I have read in some time. Five kids...all with a special talent...all underdogs in their home life and ... Read full review

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I feel like the author of this book has never met children. They're vaguely aware of their existence thanks to media, but has never actually interacted with them. None of the characters or their ... Read full review

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Sigil Page Matilda Page Letter Page Title Page Dedication Chapter 1
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Dan Poblocki is the author of "The Stone Child," "The Nightmarys," "The Ghost of Graylock," "The Haunting of Gabriel Ashe," "The Book of Bad Things," and the Mysterious Four series. He lives in Brooklyn with two adorable cats and more books than he has room for. Visit him at

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