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

3.88  ·  Rating details ·  356 Ratings  ·  28 Reviews
The second mystery solved by Allie Nichols, "ghost magnet", from author Cynthia DeFelice, author ofThe Ghost of Fossil Glen

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
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Paperback, 208 pages
Published August 31st 2010 by Square Fish (first published 2001)
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Marcie
Oct 22, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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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Jen
Oct 09, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
more spooky fun in this series! read them all!
Able Torres
Apr 18, 2011 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition

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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Kelsie Taylor
After a fight with her best friend Dub. and a mysterious fires, eleven-year-old Allie looks up the fire seventeen years earlier which claimed the lives of the husband and infant son of a school cafeteria worker, as well as the handsome young man whose ghost asks Allie for help. This ghost is good and bad. He started talking to Allie’s little sister.
A calse is she looks up the fire, and she finds angry ghosts. She decides to look stuff up and Dub gets mad. Dub gets mad, and he and Allie get in a
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Jose
Sep 19, 2008 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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 rated it really liked it  ·  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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Nadine
Jun 08, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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
Mia Knight
Dec 17, 2010 rated it it was amazing
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
Nov 04, 2009 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: mystery_suspence
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.
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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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Ghost Mysteries (4 books)
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