Tuesday, July 8, 2008

The Battlefield Ghost by Margery Cuyler

Reviewed by Ms. Gulotta-Bruno from Arongen

John and Lisa have moved with their parents to a historic home in Princeton, New Jersey. There are many unexplained happens that make John wonder if his imagination is getting the better of him or if the happenings are real. Should he believe the legends that have been passed down claiming his home is haunted?

After some bizarre encounters with the ghost, who is thought to be a Hessian (German) soldier that fought during the American Revolution for the British side, he finally makes contact with John and Lisa. But what does he want? The solider has made a strange request that sends them on a mission that could be dangerous on the anniversary of the Battle of Princeton. Do John and Lisa succeed in their plan to help the soldier? Do they have the courage? Or will they let their fear get the better of them? If you like excitement and suspense, this story if full of adventure for you.


Amanda V Arongen said...

i love this book so much. its very good. its one of the best books ive ever read. i love ghost storys too. i love how the ghot gets his dead ghost horse bake and they re-unite again after the seperation during the war.

Anonymous said...

This book is not only the best, but it has some background history to it. It is very spooky though, because of the ghost in it, but he's the nice kind. I would reccomend this to all kids that are old enough.