Ghosts

Ghosts

eBook - 2016
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Catrina and her family have moved to the coast of Northern California for the sake of her little sister, Maya, who has cystic fibrosis. Cat is even less happy about the move when she is told that her new town is inhabited by ghosts, but Maya sets her heart on meeting one.
Publisher: New York, NY : Graphix, 2016
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780545540674
0545540674
9780545540612
0545540615
9780545540629
0545540623
Branch Call Number: 741.5973 Te
Description: 1 online resource (239 pages) : chiefly color illustrations
Additional Contributors: Lamb, Braden
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Catrina worries about her sister Maya, who suffers from cystic fibrosis. When they move to a town where the Day of the Dead is celebrated, Catrina is more worried than excited. For older children. Also available as an eBook.

Catrina and her little sister Maya move to a new town that is inhabited by ghosts. Should they go ghost hunting?


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BrookeMJ
Jul 15, 2019

I really enjoyed reading Ghosts. It was a really interesting book. I love reading graphic novels and this book was an amazing graphic novel. I give 3/5 star rating because it wasn't my favourite but it was still really good.

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LorenVB
Jul 03, 2019

This is my favourite book and we own it. I've read it so many times that it is now falling apart.

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Jackrabbitava
Apr 30, 2019

I LOVE this book! Its the best. If you are looking for a good graphic novel, I recommend reading this amazing graphic novel!!!!

stuntbook Apr 30, 2019

A wonderfully crafted story about a family moving, adjusting and embracing change. There's good morals about bonds, fun adventures, and adorable characters. Art is fantastic too! One of my favourite parts about this book is that the main character's sister has Cystic Fiberosis and she's a character that's written in a very real and charming way. I'm sure you'll love her enthusiasm. Give this book a read!

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GailBordenFan
Feb 27, 2019

This was a great book!!

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Its_Kattiiee_OH_YA
Jan 26, 2019

I love this book!!!its sooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo good!!!I wish there was another book that continues the story.I wonder if the ghost who looked like Cats grandma was actually her grandma.if u are reading this comment you should read this book!!!!My rating is 5 out of 5!since I am not Spanish it was hard to understand those Spanish words in the book.but luckily I googled the words up.

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darladoodles
Jan 14, 2019

This story has a lot of heart and so clearly communicates the conflicted emotions of an older child in a family where another child is ill. Sacrifices have to be made, like the move we see this family working through at the beginning of the story. We see the love Kat has for Maya and how afraid she is about dealing with the ramifications of cystic fibrosis. I was also surprised to find out how fully this book depicts a community that celebrates Dia De Los Muertos with such joy and passion. Will keep this one in my back pocket to recommend when we are getting close to that time of year again.

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islareith_0
Dec 08, 2018

Cool book

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Anita_Dickey
Oct 03, 2018

i read this book to fulfil a goal read a book set on or around halloween. this goal made me super nervous since i can't handle scary books really well. this was a children's graphic novel, so i figured i couldn't get to off track. it's actually really sweet. if you liked the movie Cocco you would like this one. it cebrates the day of the dead and our ansestors. it really was a nice story a very quick read.

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yuki2006
Aug 18, 2018

this book was really exciting to read as it had many twists and emotions. the title really lives up to its name, and I believe that Raina Telgemeir really knocked this one out of the park.

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shayshortt
Dec 22, 2016

Cat’s family has just moved to Bahía de la Luna, leaving behind their life in southern California. Cat is sad to be separated from her friends, but the coastal weather will be better for her sister’s health. Maya has cystic fibrosis, and the cool seaside air may help her struggling lungs. Bahía de la Luna turns out to be haunted, and the residents of the town take living alongside ghosts for granted. This terrifies Cat, but Maya is determined to meet a ghost for herself. Unfortunately for Cat, their new neighbour Carlos knows all the best spots as the local tour guide, including the abandoned mission. In order to help her sister, Cat will have to face up to her own fears.

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skyscraperarrow12
Oct 17, 2016

ok... i decided to do this book for my book recommendation... and here's my summary...

The book, Ghosts, by Raina Telgemeier is about an 11 year old girl named Catrina, or Cat, who is unhappy to leave her friends behind for Bahía de La Luna, California. Cat’s sister, Maya, is sick with cystic fibrosis. It is a disease with breathing and digesting with no cure to fix it, so their family moves to Bahía where the ocean helps her with her breathing. Cat and Maya are out on a walk, when they bump into a boy named Carlos who lets out an old secret: there are ghosts in their town. Cat wants nothing to do with them, but Maya sets her heart out to meet one. Carlos agrees to take them out on a ghost tour and Maya finally gets her chance to meet the ghosts. Then, something goes horribly wrong on their trip and Maya is quickly rushed to the hospital. Cat is now terrified that the ghosts will take her sister away. But when the time the ghosts reunite with their loved ones comes, Cat must learn to set aside her fears for her sister’s sake and for her own.

and yah... i copied some parts of the book summary... so...

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shayshortt
Dec 22, 2016

No, girls. November first. It’s a day to welcome back the spirits of the loved ones we’ve lost. I haven’t celebrated in years

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skyscraperarrow12
Oct 17, 2016

Just go with it!

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