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High atop Hathorne Hill, near Boston, sits Danvers State Hospital. Built in 1878 and closed in 1992, this abandoned mental institution is rumored to be the birthplace of the lobotomy. On the eve of the hospital's demolition, six teens break in to spend the night and film a movie about their experiences. For Derik, it's an opportunity to win a filmmaking contest and save himself from a future of flipping burgers at his parents' diner. For the others, it's a chance to be on TV, or a night with no parents. But what starts as a dare quickly escalates into a nightmare. Behind the crumbling walls, down every dark passageway, and in each deserted room, they will unravel the mysteries of those who once lived there and the spirits who still might.

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High atop Hathorne Hill, near Boston, sits an abandoned mental institute rumored to be the birthplace of the lobotomy. On the eve of the hospital's demolition, six teens break in to spend the night and film a movie. What starts as a playful dare escalates into a nightmare.

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High atop Hathorne Hill, near Boston, sits Danvers State Hospital. Built in 1878 and closed in 1992, this abandoned mental institution is rumored to be the birthplace of the lobotomy. On the eve of the hospital"s demolition, six teens break in to spend the night and film a movie about their experiences. For Derik, it"s an opportunity to win a filmmaking contest and save himself from a future of flipping burgers at his parents" diner. For the others, it"s a chance to be on TV, or a night with no parents. But what starts as a dare quickly escalates into a nightmare. Behind the crumbling walls, down every dark passageway, and in each deserted room, they will unravel the mysteries of those who once lived there and the spirits who still might.

About the Author

Laurie Faria Stolarz is the author of Project 17 and Bleed, as well as the highly popular young adult novels Blue Is for Nightmares, White Is for Magic, Silver Is for Secrets, and Red Is for Remembrance. Born and raised in Salem, Massachusetts, Stolarz attended Merrimack College and received an MFA in Creative Writing from Emerson College in Boston. For more information, please visit her Web site at www.lauriestolarz.com.

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ISBN:
9781423121244
Author:
Stolarz, Laurie Faria
Publisher:
Hyperion Books
Subject:
Mysteries, Espionage, & Detective Stories
Subject:
Haunted places
Subject:
Interpersonal Relations
Subject:
Horror & Ghost Stories
Subject:
Children s Middle Readers-General
Edition Description:
TradePB
Publication Date:
20090631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 7 up to 17
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 in 10.32 oz
Age Level:
from 18

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"Synopsis" by , High atop Hathorne Hill, near Boston, sits an abandoned mental institute rumored to be the birthplace of the lobotomy. On the eve of the hospital's demolition, six teens break in to spend the night and film a movie. What starts as a playful dare escalates into a nightmare.
"Synopsis" by , High atop Hathorne Hill, near Boston, sits Danvers State Hospital. Built in 1878 and closed in 1992, this abandoned mental institution is rumored to be the birthplace of the lobotomy. On the eve of the hospital"s demolition, six teens break in to spend the night and film a movie about their experiences. For Derik, it"s an opportunity to win a filmmaking contest and save himself from a future of flipping burgers at his parents" diner. For the others, it"s a chance to be on TV, or a night with no parents. But what starts as a dare quickly escalates into a nightmare. Behind the crumbling walls, down every dark passageway, and in each deserted room, they will unravel the mysteries of those who once lived there and the spirits who still might.

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