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In this modern-day retelling of "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow," an angry ghost haunts a small-town road in search of revenge...

When Brianna Jenson agreed to move in with her cruel uncle Shane in rural Pennsylvania, she didn't expect to find herself in the middle of a terrifying town legend.

Every afternoon on her walk home from school, as the sun begins to set behind the ove
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Paperback, 240 pages
Published March 2nd 2021 by Scholastic Inc.
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Brianna has to move in with her uncle Shane at his dilapidated farmhouse while her mother spends two months in Nevada learning some new technology to help her with her job. Brianna's father died when she was small, so she spent her early years in Drury Gables, Pennsylvania, but moved away and hasn't seen her uncle since. She starts back to school right away, and is assigned Jacob, the mayor's son, to help her acclimate to the school. She's a bit standoffish with h
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Mar 15, 2021 rated it it was amazing
Do not be fooled that Ghost in the Headlights is marketed as a children’s book---I am still spooked out by it! The premise is that Brianna’s mom needs to be able to do some training for work for a few months and sends Brianna to live with her uncle during that time.

When Brianna is walking home from school, she keeps on seeing the ghost of a girl on the highway. Lindsey Duga does a wonderful job with the characters in this story and the reader is really let into Brianna’s world of fear. What is e
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Lindsey Duga is a middle grade and young adult writer with a passion for fantasy, science fiction, and basically any genre that takes you away from the real world. She wrote her first novel in college while she was getting her bachelor’s in Mass Communication from Louisiana State University.

Other than writing and cuddling with her morkie puppy, Delphi, Lindsey loves catching up on the latest super
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