My Mother's Ghost

My Mother's Ghost

Margaret Buffie / Jan 20, 2020

My Mother s Ghost Un malheur ne vient jamais seul Cette expression a pris tout son sens pour Jessica Locke ans apr s qu elle eut emm nag au ranch Willow Creek avec ses parents la mort de son petit fr re Bien mal

  • Title: My Mother's Ghost
  • Author: Margaret Buffie
  • ISBN: 9781550741148
  • Page: 262
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Un malheur ne vient jamais seul Cette expression a pris tout son sens pour Jessica Locke, 16 ans, apr s qu elle eut emm nag au ranch Willow Creek, avec ses parents, la mort de son petit fr re Bien malgr elle, la jeune fille d couvrira que le ranch est le site d v nements tranges Que s est il pass autrefois entre les murs de cette maison pour que ses habitants revUn malheur ne vient jamais seul Cette expression a pris tout son sens pour Jessica Locke, 16 ans, apr s qu elle eut emm nag au ranch Willow Creek, avec ses parents, la mort de son petit fr re Bien malgr elle, la jeune fille d couvrira que le ranch est le site d v nements tranges Que s est il pass autrefois entre les murs de cette maison pour que ses habitants reviennent hanter les lieux Malgr ses appr hensions, Jessica fera tout pour d brouiller le myst re qui mine la sant de sa m re et saisir l ultime chance de bonheur de la famille Locke.

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    About "Margaret Buffie"

      • Margaret Buffie

        Award winning author, Margaret Buffie, was born and grew up in the west end of Winnipeg, attended various schools graduating with a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Manitoba An artist for many years, Margaret decided to write a YA novel and Who Is Frances Rain was published by Kids Can Press It quickly became a bestseller after appearing in bookstores in 1987 Since then Margaret has published nine YA books She works at her home in Winnipeg during the winter and on the veranda of her cottage in Northwestern Ontario in the summer months Margaret s books have been published in the United States, Norway, Italy, Sweden, Australia, Great Britain, Germany, China and other countries Margaret is the recipient of the prestigious Vicky Metcalf Award for Body of Work For writing inspirational to Canadian Youth The Young Adult Canadian Book Award is a two time winner of the McNally Robinson Book for Young People award and has been shortlisted for many other awards and honours.Here are a few reviews of my first novel and most recent novel To see reviews for my other books go to margaretbuffie and click on each title.WHO IS FRANCES RAIN REVIEW Who is Frances Rain is as distinctly Canadian as the intoxicating lure of silent woods and wind whipped lakes The textures of the narrative and the well rounded characters are just as haunting as the ghosts Lizzie finds on Rain Island It s a ghost story with much to reveal to the thoughtful reader about the turbulent emotions at work within families It s a novel that makes us grateful for a strong new voice in Canadian literature for young people, a voice we ll want to hear again soon QUILL AND QUIRE REVIEW Who is Frances Rain will probably be devoured by its young adult readers in one sitting It deserves to be this is an excellent book TORONTO STARREVIEW Buffie s story is moody and atmospheric the lake and the island are pungently, perfectly evoked Lizzie s encounters with ghosts are beautifully handled, with just the right balance of eerie and emotional moments PUBLISHERS WEELYWINTER SHADOWSREVIEW Vicky Metcalf Award Winner MargaretBuffie returns with a breathtaking novel that is part realism, part time travel fantasy,and part coming of age tale WinterShadows focuses on two young women who live in the same Manitoba home a century and a half apartThis communication across time obviouslydraws on the conventions of fantasy, but these elementsarenever forced or implausible, and there is plenty of suspense and energy to sustain the two alternating narratives QUILL AND QUIRE, DECEMBER 2010 REVIEW Buffie is a master of the ghost story, carefully allowing Cass and Beatrice to drift in and out of each other s lives in convincing fashion The convention of the diary allows Cass to connect the dots and learn about her ancestors The dialogue both in past and present is authentic, revealing character and moving the action along CANADIAN MATERIALSREVIEW The alternating narratives are gripping, and the characters are drawn with rich complexity even the stepmothers are finally humanized Readers will be pulled in by the searing history of bigotry as well as the universals of family conflict, love, and friendship Grades 7 10ERICAN LIBRARY ASSOC BOOKLIST January 2011 THE DARK GARDENREVIEW a first rate blend of ghost story and problem novel about Thea, 16, struggling to recover from traumatic amnesia after a bike accident Buffie creates a tightly knit, evocatively written, and lushly but chastely romantic thriller The protagonists living and dead are distinctly characterized a once beautiful, now weed choked garden is simultaneously setting and symbol of lost happiness vivid sensory writing makes the fluctuations in Thea s state of consciousness perfectly convincing KIRKUS


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