There's a Dead Person Following My Sister Around

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Harcourt Brace, 1999 - Juvenile Fiction - 143 pages
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When Ted’s five-year-old sister, Vicki, invents an imaginary friend, no one is too concerned . . . except that Vicki’s friend has the never-popular name of Marella, and unlike most imaginary friends, Marella can move things. Ted might think Marella is a ghost, but why would a ghost haunt Vicki, of all people? And why would she suddenly move into a house Ted’s family has lived in for ages? And why is Marella terrified of another ghost, a dark figure who seems to be huntingTed? Hilarious, haunting, and unexpectedly moving,There’s a Dead Person Following My Sister Around is Vivian Vande Velde at her frightening best.

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Vivian Vande Velde has written many books for teen and middle grade readers, including Heir Apparent , User Unfriendly , All Hallow's Eve: 13 Stories , Three Good Deeds , Now You See It ... , and the Edgar Award - winning Never Trust a Dead Man . She lives in Rochester, New York. Visit her website at

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