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The House with a Clock in Its Walls by John Bellairs
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This book scared the tar out of me when I was ten. I could barely fall asleep at night but I loved it. I used it as a read aloud to my fourth graders and they would BEG each day to hear more. Occasionally I would look up from my reading to see 20 horrified faces with their eyes wide open in anticipation of what would come next. Plus cool drawings by Edward Gorey.
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January 1, 1984 – Finished Reading
July 12, 2007 – Shelved

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Esmeralda Rupp-Spangle Yeah the "new look" advertised by this edition was just so... lame. The gorey pix were what drew me to Bellairs in the first place. I must have read every single one of his books, but this was by far the best, and the first.


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Jbe how this i not scary


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