Ghost Cats by Susan Richards Shreve

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Peter's family has lived all over the world, but now they've settled permanently in Boston. As Peter struggles to adjust to major changes, his family's dead-but-not-forgotten cats appear. Are they ghosts? Angles? Or hallucinations of a restless boy?

About Susan Richards Shreve

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Susan Richards Shreve is the author of twelve novels and a number of books for children. She is a professor at George Mason University and the president of the PEN/Faulkner Foundation. She lives in Washington, D. C.
Published September 1, 1999 by Scholastic. 128 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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It’s an unusual sort of change: after more than a decade of moving from country to country, Peter’s family has settled at last in a Boston townhouse, and he doesn’t like the prospects of going to the same school for years, seeing his mother absorbed in law school studies, or watching his younger ...

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Shreve (Jonah, the Whale) skillfully upends a familiar subject--a move to a new home--and crafts a memorable, emotionally honest story. The oldest of four children, 11-year-old Peter has grown up all

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As Peter's mother finally enrolls in law school and as his siblings make legions of new friends, Peter misses his old role as his mother's ally and second in command.

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