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Eleanor, Alice, and the Roosevelt Ghosts

(2020)
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Murderous ghosts and buried family secrets threaten young Eleanor and Alice Roosevelt in this thrilling middle-grade novel that puts a supernatural spin on alternate history.

It's 1898 in New York City and ghosts exist among humans.

When an unusual spirit takes up residence at the Roosevelt house, thirteen-year-old Eleanor and fourteen-year-old Alice are suspicious. The cousins don't get along, but they know something is not right. This ghost is more than a pesky nuisance. The authorities claim he's safe to be around, even as his mischievous behavior grows stranger and more menacing. It's almost like he wants to scare the Roosevelts out of their home - and no one seems to care!

Meanwhile, Eleanor and Alice discover a dangerous ghost in the house where Alice was born and her mother died. Is someone else haunting the family?

Introverted Eleanor and unruly Alice develop an unlikely friendship as they explore the family's dark, complicated history. It's up to them to destroy both ghosts and come to terms with their family's losses.

Told from alternating perspectives, thrills and chills abound in Dianne K. Salerni's imaginative novel about a legendary family and the ghosts that haunt their secrets.

A Junior Library Guild Gold Standard Selection

Genre: Children's Fiction

Praise for this book

"A spooky, fast-paced, and inventive tale. Salerni expertly blends fact and fiction, providing a glimpse of Eleanor and Alice Roosevelt's childhood that is so compelling, you almost wish the ghost parts were true." - Erin Bowman


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Used availability for Dianne Salerni's Eleanor, Alice, and the Roosevelt Ghosts

Hardback Editions

August 2020 : USA Hardback
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Title: Eleanor, Alice, and the Roosevelt Ghosts
Author(s): Dianne K Salerni
ISBN: 0-8234-4697-2 / 978-0-8234-4697-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Holiday House
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Paperback Editions

September 2021 : USA Paperback

Title: Eleanor, Alice, and the Roosevelt Ghosts
Author(s): Dianne K Salerni
ISBN: 0-8234-4991-2 / 978-0-8234-4991-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Holiday House
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Audio Editions

September 2020 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Eleanor, Alice, and the Roosevelt Ghosts
Author(s): Dianne K Salerni
Publisher: Recorded Books
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September 2020 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Eleanor, Alice, and the Roosevelt Ghosts
Author(s): Dianne K Salerni
Publisher: Recorded Books
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Kindle Editions

September 2020 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Eleanor, Alice, and the Roosevelt Ghosts
Author(s): Dianne K Salerni
Publisher: Holiday House
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA