2) Wish girl
Peter Stone is an introvert among a loud, extroverted family, but when they all move to the Texas Hill Country, Peter discovers a peaceful, natural valley where he can finally hear himself think. He also discovers Annie, a girl his age who is in the Make-A-Wish program for her cancer. When her treatments threaten to permanently harm her brain, Annie and Peter plan to escape into their valley, which they come to believe is magical.
"Eleven masters of suspense have come together to bring you a bone-chilling collection of original ghost stories perfect for sharing around the campfire, reading under the covers with a flashlight, and scaring your friends' pants off"--Front jacket flap.
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In this twist on "The Nightingale," Little John, despite his own poverty and grief, reaches out to Gayle, an unhappy foster child living next-door who sings beautifully and hides a great secret.
Los padres y hermanos de Peter Stone son extrovertidos, musicos y gritones; y entre mas alto hablen, Pedro habla menos, ni se mueve, hasta que practicamente encaja con su apellido. Cuando su familia se traslada a la Texas Hill Country, sin embargo, Peter encuentra un valle tranquilo y natural donde puede, por fin, escuchar sus propios pensamientos. Peter Stones parents and siblings are extroverts, musicians, and yellers; and the louder they get,...