The Ghost Collector

Annick PressSKU: 9781773212951

Author:
Mills, Allison
Grade Levels:
Five, Six, Seven, Eight
Nation:
Cree
Book Type:
PB
Publisher:
Annick Press

Price:
Sale price$11.95

Description

The Ghost Collector by Allison Mills, Cree, is the story of Shelly and her grandmother who catch ghosts. In their hair. Just like all the women in their family, they can see souls who haven’t transitioned yet; it’s their job to help the ghosts along their journey. When Shelly’s mom dies suddenly, Shelly’s relationship to ghosts—and death—changes. Instead of helping spirits move on, Shelly starts hoarding them. But no matter how many ghost cats, dogs, or people she hides in her room, Shelly can’t ignore the one ghost that’s missing. Why hasn’t her mom’s ghost come home yet? Rooted in a Cree worldview and inspired by stories about the author’s great-grandmother’s life, The Ghost Collector delves into questions of grief and loss, and introduces an exciting new voice in tween fiction. Best Book List CBC Books 2019, Joint Winner.

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