Ghosts I Have Been

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Puffin Books, 2001 - Juvenile Fiction - 214 pages
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Blossom Culp is the outspoken outcast of Bluff City, always getting into trouble. No one wants to cross her, especially now that she's revealed that she can see the Unseen. Then Blossom herself is stunned, because her lie turns out to be truth. She actually does have second sight...and she is "on board" the sinking Titanic.

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User Review  - michelleanderson - LibraryThing

This is one of my all time favorite books. Blossom just draws you in to her world and you never want to leave. Sure wish there were more books with her in them than just 5 Read full review

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User Review  - cjohnen01 - LibraryThing

Never judge a book by its cover. This novel is more than it appears. There is a lot of humor in this novel. The heroine is strong and smart. She is likable and relatable to both boys and girls. It is ... Read full review


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About the author (2001)

Born in Decatur, IIlinois, Richard Peck has written over 18 novels for young readers. He is the winner of the 1990 Margaret A. Edwards Award, a prestigious award sponsored by the Young Adult Library Services Association of the American Library Association in cooperation with School Library Journal; the 1990 National Council of Teachers of English/ALAN Award for outstanding contributions to young adult literature; and the Mystery Writers of America Edgar Allan Poe Award.

Peck says, "I want to write novels that ask honest questions about serious issues. A novel is never an answer; it's always a question." In The Last Safe Place on Earth , Peck deals with the serious issue of censorship, and young readers will have many questions long after the close the book.

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