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School Spirit
Kat’s mother is a medium, and not the kind that fits between small and large; she sees spirits and communicates with them. And, even worse, Kat has just discovered that she can see spirits, too. Now it’s up to Kat and her best friend, Jac, to help a spirit trapped in their school cross over successfully. The question is, can they do it without having to switc
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Published February 10th 2009 by Listening Library (Audio) (first published January 1st 2008)
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Mia Queen
Sebagai remaja, tanpa adanya hantu-hantuan dan ibunya yang berprofesi sebagai cenayang, hidup Kat sudah penuh dengan masalah. Kat bukan gadis yang termasuk gadis populer malah cenderung menjadi bulan-bulanan kumpulan ‘mean girls’ di sekolahnya.

Kemampuan melihat hantu mulai muncul saat ia berusia 13 tahun, mau diabaikan salah, mau terus terang kepada ibunya Kat juga masih pikir-pikir. Tapi di saat hantu perempuan berkepang dua dengan seragam sekolah butut kerap muncul di perpustakaan sekolah, Kat
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Betsy
So I’m on a plane ride from Seattle to New York and wouldn’t you know it but I don’t bring enough books to read. Under normal circumstances I have a problem with overstocking my purse with reading material. This time the opposite is true. So I pull out anything I happen to have on hand, and most of it is simply terrible. I’m alternating between bad crazy books and bad depressing books in an effort to simply make the time go faster when I remember that a literary agent I know, who happens to be t ...more
Truly
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Waduhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh
Berurusan dengan makhluk dari alam lain merupakan hal terakhir yang ingin kulakuan.
Sepertinya bukan rahasia lagi jika aku paling takut dengan mayat.
karena bagiku mayat mengeluarkan "hawa" yang membuatku tidak nyaman
Suatu saat aku nyaris pingsan di bemo saat melihat seseorang ikut menangisi sosok yang terbujur kaku di hadapannya. si mayat merupakan korban tabrakan. Seperti sinetron mendadak angin bertiup dan membuat koran yang men
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Mery
Peringatan: jangan dibaca di kala malam. Jangan dibaca kalau kau penakut atau baru saja mengalami kejadian supernatural di rumah sendiri. di rumah orang lain. atau di mana sajalah pokoknya.

Yah itu yang terjadi sama aku. Awal-awal baca buku ini ada kejadian aneh di rumahku. Ga usah diceritainlah gimana. Ntar OOR-out of review. *ngasal*

Kat adalah murid SMP yang punya ibu seorang medium. Medium di sini bukan ukuran baju. Tapi maksudnya semacam penengah/perantara antara arwah dan manusia. Pekerjaan
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E. Anderson
Seventh grade is hard enough, but when you're already struggling to find your niche in the popular crowd, it certainly doesn't http://www.goodreads.com/review/edit/... for the cool kids to find out that your mom is a Medium. But the reality for Kat is that nothing escapes the eyes of Shoshanna, Brooklyn and their omnipresent "Satellite Girls," so she's just about ready to exile herself into the seventh circle of social ineptitude. But then she makes friends with the new "Cello Girl," Jac, so-cal ...more
Jennifer Wardrip
Reviewed by Sarah Bean the Green Bean Teen Queen for TeensReadToo.com

Dead people are ruining Kat's life.

Seventh grade is hard enough, but when your mom is a medium and calls up spirits that then invade the house, inviting people over and trying to make friends is not easy.

Things get worse when Kat herself starts to see spirits. She doesn't want to be a medium and isn't sure she's cut out for communicating with the dead. Plus, Kat's afraid that her family's dark secret will jeopardize her newfo
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Reading Vacation
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In middle school you want to fit in, you know, blend in with the crowd. Fitting in was anything but easy for Kat. Her mother was a medium and the kids at school teased her about it to no end. Before long, Kat herself realized that she too had the gift for speaking with spirits. Her only real friend was Jac, another school misfit who lost her ability to play the cello.

I really liked Kat as a main character. She was just a normal girl who happened to be able to speak with spirits. Since Kat
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Raven
Kat hidup berdua saja dengan ibunya di sebuah rumah yang sering diterangi lilin, hawanya tidak menentu, dan terkadang terdengar bunyi-bunyian aneh. Kat sudah terbiasa dengan kondisi rumah itu karena ibu Kat adalah seorang medium. Beliau membantu orang-orang dengan menghubungi arwah orang terdekat yang sudah meninggal. Buat Kat yang ingin mengalami kehidupan normal di sekolah, profesi ibunya harus dirahasiakan karena ia tidak ingin menjadi 'orang buangan'. Sayangnya, gadis paling populer di sekol ...more
The Library Lady
There have been a batch of these books lately. You know--girl discovers her incredible psychic powers and begins solving mysteries. Usually there's a kooky but wise relative with similar powers, or a quirky shop that she works in, and usually a cute boy to fall in love with.

Luckily, Elizabeth Cody Kimmel is a deft writer and her book stands on its own merits. Her characters are younger than usual--they're in 7th grade, so the boy angle isn't in play--at least not in this first volume. There are
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Dominique
This book is about a preteen named Katherine who has just discovered that she can see ghosts like her mother!After being haunted by a ghosts named Suzanne Bennis Katherine(Kat for short)and her best friend Jaquilene it's time to lead this ghost to the light and get it to crossover,but they soon realize that this ghost isn't who she appears to be.......

My opinion is to stay on a subject instead of changing them,because there were tons of parts where i was lost and im sure other people are having
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Pinto
Perfect ending!!! Makes me want to read the second book.
Jennifer Fou
Elizabeth Cody Kimmel's novel, Suddenly Supernatural, is set in a school library where the main character, Kat, sees a spirit and must find out what the spirit wants in order to set it free. Kat is not just an ordinary teen. Her mom is a medium ( a person who sees spirits and communicates with them) and ever since Kat turned thirteen, she started seeing spirits two. One day while she was in the library with her new friend, Jac, some strange things kept happening like the same book kept falling o ...more
Ronda
I started this one at about 11:00 p.m. and finished it up in the wee hours of the morning. Why? I didn't want to put it down. I'm getting too old to do that, but I really liked this story. More later when I'm not so sleep deprived!

I'd recommend this one to any students who like ghost stories, paranormal twists, or mysteries with both of the other elements. Bonus? There's a sequel!
April
What a great book for kids who are into ghosts and paranormal reads!! This is also a terrific book for helping kids who are a little different accept themselves! Because “In reality there is no normal. Normal is something people have agreed to invent so we have something to compare ourselves to. Normal should be the least of your worries.”, what a great lesson to teach kids!!

The whole book is from Kat's POV, she has a slightly quirky outlook for a thirteen year old. I really enjoyed her narrativ
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Khairunisa Putri
Aku rasa aku bisa saja bertindak tegas. Aku bisa mengatakan pada ibuku bahwa dia mengahancurkan hidupku, melukaiku secara emosional selama tahun-tahun awal remaja yang sangat penting, dan hampir menjamin bahwa aku akan menjalani tahun-tahun penuh terapi di masa mendatang. Aku bisa saja mengatakan semua itu. Aku bisa menutut supaya dia melupakan jati dirinya selama lima atau sepuluh tahun kedepan, belajar sedikit soal MTV, membaca terbitan cosmo sesekali, pokoknya menyesuaiakan diri dengan zaman ...more
Amanda Carpenter
I have been going through a phase lately of reading a great deal of juvenile fiction. I don't know what got me started into this realm other than my niece introducing me to The Magic Tree House Series by Mary Pope Osborne in June. I have been finding many books in the juvenile fiction section at the local libraries in my county and the county in which my boyfriend works that look so good I just can't keep myself from reading them. I really have been enjoying this trip I have been taking into juv ...more
Mikayla
I love this book. It is amazing. I am reading “suddenly supernatural”. By Elizabeth kimmel.. It’s a mystery book. If I could be a charter it would be Kat because of her gift she has which is … she can see dead people. Kat can see dead people because her mom is a Medium and the gift is past down to Kat. Kat also doesn’t want it .Kat also hasn’t told her Mom that she has a gift. My favorite charter is jac because she plays the cello like me and she is also nice and very helpful to Kat with her gi ...more
Cemeread
School Spirit is the first book in the Suddenly Supernatural series. In this book we meet Kat whose Mom is super cool, but a bit of an embarrassment to Kat. I know you're thinking my life would be sooo much better if my Mom was cool. But is your Mom a medium who has seances with weird noises coming out of the room and drops in temperature that make you shiver when you have the most popular girl from school over. And did you suddenly start seeing people who say haven't eaten a meal in awhile and ...more
Vina Crystelline
Bisa dibilang buku ini aku selesaikan dalam "one sitting" tidak sampai 2 jam.. Yang bisa berarti buku ini bener2 menarik buat terus dibaca.. Karna jujur, aku ini tipe pembaca yang gampang bosan.. Mudah meninggalkan buku yang sudah aku baca separuh, tanpa tau kapan akan aku lanjutkan lagi..

Kembali lagi ke buku ini. Jujur, ceritanya bener2 fresh buat aku.. Dibeberapa bagian cerita, aku teringat dengan Mediator Series nya Meg Cabot, karna kedua buku ini kurang lebih sejenis, meski ga 100% sama, tap
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Syifa
Judul : Suddenly Supernatural, Arwah Di Sekolah
Pengarang : Elizabeth Cody Kimmel
Penerjemah : Barokah Ruziati
Penyunting : Ida Wajdi
Penyelaras Aksara : Fenty Nadia
Pewajah Isi : Aniza
ISBN : 978-979-024-467-2
Penerbit : Atria an imprint of PT Serambi Ilmu Semesta Jln. Kenang Timur Raya No. 16, Jakarta 12730
Cetakan 1 : Februari 2011

Buku ini menceritakan anak dari seorang medium,Kat –tokoh utama novel ini- mempunyai ibu yang seorang medium, itu loh, yang bisa menghubungkan para arwah dari dunia sana d
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Becky
Kimmel, Elizabeth Cody. 2008. Suddenly Supernatural: School Spirit.

"The undead are ruining my life. I blame my mother. My mother is a medium. And I don't mean the kind that fits in between small and large."

What's worse than being an uncool kid in middle school? How about being an uncool kid that sees dead people? Kat, soon after her last birthday (12? 13?), has just realized that she shares her mother's gift, her ability to see, to communicate, to help with spirits or ghosts. While Kat loves he
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Allison
Kimmel, Elizabeth Cody Suddenly Supernatural: School Spirit, 316 pgs. Little Brown and Company; Language~G, Sexual Content~G; Violence~G
Kat thought she was a normal teenager until she started seeing them. Yes, like that kid in the movie, Kat sees dead people. She is a medium. It began soon after she turned thirteen. Her mother also is a medium, practicing out of their home. At school, those who know about her mother taunt Kat relentlessly. At the head of this group is Brooklyn, one of the queen
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Jill
It's ghost whisperer for kids! I really enjoyed this book and can't wait to read the next one. Not as meaty as Cabot's Mediator series, but it's perfect for the age group.

Here's what I'll say in my booktalk:

What would you do if you suddenly started seeing people that aren't really there? Would you think you were going crazy? Seeing things? You wouldn't if you were Kat--you'd know that you'd inherited the gift of seeing ghosts. With a mother for a medium, Kat knows what's in store for her and she
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Indah Threez Lestari
544 - 2012

Keponakanku yang baru saja lulus SD meminta dikirimi novel horor. Karena kurasa Stephen King masih agak berat untuknya, terpikir kalau saja Goosebumps diterbitkan ulang, mungkin itu yang akan kukirim. Pilihan lainnya, serial Darren Shan yang asisten vampir atau yang Lord Loss. Tapi karena setelah mampir di Pesta Buku Matraman lantas Pesta Buku Jakarta tidak menemukan seri lengkap Darren Shan (yang diobral tentunya), akhirnya pilihanku jatuh ke serial terbitan atria ini, mumpung sedang
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ANg
What an absolutely charming book!!!!!!!!!! I can't wait to read the whole series. Its about a junior high school student, who discovers she is a medium, she is not a very popular kid in school, however she meets a friend and of course they become best friends. Its wonderful to watch their friendship grow. (I had a two very close friends, one in the first half of junior high school and then the other friend was the end of junior high into adulthood and we are still friends!) A best friend is SO i ...more
Dolly
This is the first book in the Suddenly Supernatural series by Elizabeth Cody Kimmel. Our oldest enjoys stories about ghosts and I thought she could relate to the main character, Kat.
Tapestrymlp
This book is light, pre-teen fair with nothing much to differentiate it from the hundreds of other books in the same genre and category. The characters are kind of interesting but I'm not totally in love with them and they're already starting to fade out of my mind. The plot is also standard fair for a mid-grade book. Easy, fast read. I would have loved this when I was an early teen, but these days I'm looking for something deeper, different: either characters that really stand out and make you ...more
george
Kat's life is hard enough with her mother making a living as a medium, but things are about to get more complicated when Kat, shortly after her thirteenth birthday, starts to see the dead, too. Add to that the typical hardship of middle school and the popular girls that like to make her life difficult, Kat is in for a rough year. Now there's a dead girl from the past who is trying to get her attention, but Kat isn't sure what she wants. Kat and her best (and only) friend ac have a lot of work to ...more
Abby Johnson
Kat's mom is so embarrassing. A lot of kids say this, but Kat's mom is worst than most. She's a medium. As in, she sees dead people. And she helps them or she helps the living who want to contact them. It's totally a drag - Kat can't ever bring anyone home after school... not that she has any friends to bring home anyway. But just when she thinks she may have finally found a friend at school, Kat's medium powers kick in and she's thrust into the mystery of a musical ghost that haunts her school ...more
Satya
3 Stars

Right, so this book is good, yeah, but it didn't amaze me, and I didn't get it why it's on the horror section when the book is not creepy and horror at all. And the characters, man, they're only 13 but they talk like they're 16 or so. Plus, I don't really like Kat. Glad that she had Jac who stood up for her.
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