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Fifteen-year-old Judith Sparrow has been orphaned by her mother and father, leaving her with no choice but to move into her Uncle Geoffrey's house in a small town in South Carolina. However, she can only live there if she doesn't bring anything green into the house. Still, she refuses to get rid of the picture of her mother in the green picture frame. She feels it is the only comfort, as her mother has died in a madhouse.

That's when bizarre things started happening...

At first, it starts out with noises in her closet, but it escalates into something further - a bodyless, mischievious hand and a ghost that takes over the photograph of her mother. She finds out that a girl named Jade Green had killed herself in that house by cutting off her own hand. Supposedly, she'd been taken there to live as well and her favorite color was green, hence the reason it is not allowed into the house.

Now, either Judith must decide what's really going on or she must dismiss it as herself going as crazy as her mother...
The review of this Book prepared by Megan








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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book descript. of violence and chases 20%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 30%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 50% Tone of story    -   suspenseful (sophisticated fear) Time/era of story:    -   1600-1899 Kid or adult book?    -   Ages 7-14 Horror Story?    -   Yes Horror plotlets    -   Why do they stay in the haunted house/boat?

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   clerk Ethnicity/Race    -   White/American

Setting

United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Southeast

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment Explicit sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   descript of kissing Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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