The Ghost Wore Gray

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Random House Children's Books, 1988 - Juvenile Fiction - 153 pages
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"What A Hunk! Too Bad He's  Dead..."

Sixth-grader Nina  Tanleven convinced her architect father to let her  best friend Chris go with them to stay in the old  inn he's restoring. On theafternoon they arrive,  the girls find a faded Civil War photograph of a  very handsome Confederate soldier. Nina and Cris  are stunned when the ghost of the young soldier  suddenly appears at the dinner table that night! They  realize he's the ghost who they've heard haunts the  inn.

When he appears to them  again--no one else can see him--Nina and Chris know that  the ghost is trying to tell them something. But  what? To find out, the girls begin investigating  the old country inn. And soon they are swept up in  a frightening mystery that began more than one  hundred years ago--a mystery involving danger, greed,  a hidden room... and a buried treasure!

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User Review  - t1bclasslibrary - LibraryThing

Nina and Chris see a ghost together and soon find themselves embroiled in his mystery. Who is this ghost, why is he here, and how can they help him? The girls soon discover that he was a confederate ... Read full review

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User Review  - sparklegirl - LibraryThing

Yet another story of two girls' encounter with a ghost of the (civil?) war. Happy ending. :) Read full review

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Bruce Coville is the author of over 80 books for young readers. He lives in Syracuse, NY.

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