On the Day I Died

On the Day I Died

Stories From the Grave

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In a lonely Illinois cemetery one cold October night, teen ghosts recount the stories of their deaths in different time periods, from 1870 to the present, to sixteen-year-old Mike, who unknowingly picked up a phantom hitchhiker.
Publisher: New York :, Schwartz & Wade Books,, [2012]
Edition: First edition.
Copyright Date: ©2012
ISBN: 9780375867811
0375867813
Branch Call Number: Y FIC FLEM
Characteristics: 199 pages ; 22 cm

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JMohr93
Sep 25, 2019

This, I feel, was a very good book! It was an easy read, which is always nice. Without giving too much away, it was essentially a whole bunch of short stories all linked in to one larger story. It was, without a doubt, a very unique and unusual approach to telling a story but it was very enjoyable! I definitely recommend this and would gladly read it again. So if you’re looking for a quick, easy, but enjoyable read, pick this up and give it a shot. I’m sure you’ll enjoy it!

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zakksmom
Feb 09, 2019

Good book, quick read.

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yellow_pig_132
Jul 02, 2016

This book was really interesting!

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red_horse_2307
May 14, 2016

This book is really weird. Interesting and different, but not really my type. It's just a bunch of stories in one and the author never really develops on them.

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imanerdymommy
Jul 23, 2015

This book is morbid, dark, and at times very silly. I enjoyed it thoroughly.

Barberton_Public_Library Oct 04, 2014

For readers in grades five and up who like ghost stories this book is an excellent choice. In this truly creepy book an unsuspecting teenage Good Samaritan ends up in a graveyard full of teenage ghosts of many eras who all want to tell him their "death stories". The author's use of accurate historical details and gift of character development make these ghosts' stories vivid and memorable.

WendyLibrarian Oct 01, 2012

Just the right amount of creepiness. This is an interesting collection of very different death stories from Victorian times to the present. The stories are fictional, but also contain a thread of truth. I didn't want to put it down!

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Jul 23, 2015

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imanerdymommy
Jul 23, 2015

A teenage boy gets roped into spending all night in a cemetery listening to teenage ghosts tell the story of their demise so they can rest in peace and be remembered forever.

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imanerdymommy
Jul 23, 2015

"I think we've all confronted monsters in some way or other- monsters,evil, the dark and unexplained." -Scott

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