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The Ghost and Mrs. Hobbs (Ghost Mysteries #2)

3.86 of 5 stars 3.86  ·  rating details  ·  261 ratings  ·  27 reviews
Just a few short weeks ago, sixth-grader Allie Nichols realized that she must be some kind of ghost magnet when she met the spirit of a murdered girl. Now, a new ghost has appeared to her, a handsome young man, and he’s pointed her in the direction of her creepy cafeteria lady, Mrs. Hobbs. Allie has always suspected Mrs. Hobbs of something, and this just confirms it. So do ...more
Paperback, 208 pages
Published August 31st 2010 by Square Fish (first published August 10th 2001)
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Marcie
Braeden just finished this and really enjoyed it! I can't believe how fast she is flying through this series! :)
Cody
When I read this book in the 6th grade summer reading I enjoyed it because I am a HUGE mystery person!! This book has alot of mystery in it because people say that its boring but its not! Here is a little description for the book! This book is also by Cynthia DeFelice!

Just a few weeks after making it possible for the police to capture Lucy Stiles's killer -- with the help of Lucy's ghost -- eleven-year-old Allie Nichols is visited by another disembodied voice. Her friend Dub Whitwell decides she
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Able Torres

The Ghost and Mrs. Hobbs is a very appealing book. It's a sequel to the book, The Ghost of Fossil Glen. This book is about a girl named Allie. She faced her first ghost at Fossil Glen, a spirit of a murdered eleven-year-old girl named Lucy Stiles. Now, another ghost has entered Allie's life. The ghost tells and forces Allie in the direction of Mrs. Hobbs, the daunting cafeteria lady. Allie thinks Mrs. Hobbs has something to do with the death of this ghost. Her life suddenly becomes complex, and
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Nadine
The cover isn't the BEST in the world. I bought this book when i was 9 and its just been sitting on my shelf for 5 years with my ignoring it but i gave it to a friend to read and she liked it so I dicided to give it a shoot. It's really nice, I liked Alley and Dub- expesically his humor!! There are more than a few places in the book where i laughed out loud. Allia is a really sweet girl and i did like her and adored her little brother. the ending was well and satisfiying and allie learned a valu ...more
Jose
Mrs hobbs and the ghost

My book is really good. It starts with a good beginning but then it starts getting kind of boring. When you’re about to stop reading my book suddenly it stars getting excellent and you don’t want to stop reading. There are not those much important characters. But the most important characters are Mrs. Hobbs, Allie and John Walker the ghost. The climax comes when you didn’t expected .You get surprised because many things are reveled. Allie the main character knows all the t
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Mrs. C
Nov 18, 2007 Mrs. C rated it 4 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: 4-6
Shelves: mystery
Many of you already know that I'm not big on ghost stories. I get scared easily! But even I will admit that Cynthia DeFelice has another winner with The Ghost and Mrs. Hobbs.

In this second book in her ghost series, Allie has just recovered from the adventures at Fossil Glen when she is visited by a new ghost, who died in a fire years ago in Mrs. Hobbs' house. Meanwhile, Allie is supposed to be interviewing the very same Mrs. Hobbs, the mean old lunch lady, for a school project! But every time s
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Mia Knight
This story was amazing! I loved the idea of putting in clues because I read the story with a friend and we kept trying to make inferences about what we thought was going to happen at the end of the story. At the end, we found out that some of the stuff we inferred was correct, and some was incorrect. I thought that the word choice was great because the author use strong verbs instead of weak ones. The author used conjunctions and other ways to make her story great. This story will probably be on ...more
Abigail
Ally has delt with ghosts before but not like this!! A ghost came to her showing her his death, and the Lunch Lady is the first suspect. But as she gets more into the mystery, everybody she knows is endanger. Will she stop helping the ghost to protect the ones she loves! It wasn't my favorite book I have to say the first one was better but it still was pretty good. I recommend this book to people who love a good ghost stories.
Lizzie K
Nov 18, 2007 Lizzie K rated it 3 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: 4-6
Shelves: middle-grades
While ghost mysteries really aren't my genre, I would definitely recommend this book to students. Cynthia DeFelice came to our school in a past year and the students LOVE her books. As I had never read any, I'm working my way through now...basically, in this series, the main character has an uncanny ability of attracting ghosts and is called upon to help these ghosts to rest, or whatever...
Anne
Great read for grade 4 to 6. This is the second in a series. Allie Nicolas is a sixth grader with the ability to see ghosts. For Elder's Day a ghosts encourages Allie to interview Mrs. Hobbs, a not so pleasant cafeteria lady. I enjoyed this book and think a young student would, too. Allie and her friends are likable kids. I listened on tape - good reader.
Michelle Brandstetter
A sequel to The Gost of Fossil Glen, Allie (self-proclaimed ghost magnet) becomes seduced by a handsome ghost and learns the perils of chosing sides before gathering the facts. When her younger brother is drawn into the drama, Allie begins to question her own assumptions and this leads to the truth. Very good mystery for young readers.
Heather
Love books like this. A great book for young readers that like books with ghosts in it. A child that has found the has the gift of feeling/seeing ghosts and she is the one to help them. This ghost is different. You must read the book to find out.
Nancy
A kids' book about a ghost hunter named Allie and her friend Dub. In this book, they try to help the cafeteria lady, Mrs Hobbs, who apparently has been able to see ghosts as well. As with this entire series, all works out in the end.
Dakota Sorensen
It was okay?! I feel bad for Ms Hobbs! Well Allie didnt know... If she knew at first then things would have been different.. Well im not gonna give to much away.. Btw.. Everyone in Mr. Turners class please friend me :)
Avery Hernandez
The ghost and Mrs Hobbs is so amazing!its so scary and awesome in a cool way.I am actually reading the second bok in the sieries right now love it so far!!!
Annamarie
I never read the first one, but this book was pretty good. But I must also say that I have read better ghost stories when I was a kid.
♥Rachel♥
This was one of my favorite Ally and Dub books. It is really creepy and cool! You should read it!!!
Kimberly
i's been a couple of years, but now i'm remembering this book, i think i liked it!
Mikaela
this book is awsome!i started and finished today!:)
Kira Butler
you can get haunted by ghost at any time.
Kylah
This book was AWESOME!!!! It has lots of action!
Jill
A fun ghost story with a lot of action.
Austin
Talk about a firey personality
Taina
Nov 13, 2012 Taina added it
i did not read the story befor
Freddy
A great ghost story
Baby Girl
Jan 21, 2010 Baby Girl is currently reading it  ·  review of another edition
it is a great book to read.
Amaya
exciting!!!!!!!
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Cynthia DeFelice is the author of many bestselling titles for young readers, including the novels Wild Life, The Ghost of Cutler Creek, Signal, and The Missing Manatee, as well as the picture books, One Potato, Two Potato, and Casey in the Bath. Her books have been nominated for an Edgar Allen Poe Award and listed as American Library Association Notable Children's Books and Bank Street Best Childr ...more
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