By Barbara J. Dzikowski
Andi Powell thinks approximately dying some distance too usually for an eleven-year-old woman. After wasting either mom and dad in a automobile coincidence and being raised through a grandmother passionate about loss of life, Andi is being affected by an strange quest for a woman her age-- to figure out even if there's lifestyles after death.
It is 1966, and Castalia, Indiana, like so much towns of that point, is grappling with social and cultural swap. in the meantime, rumors have lengthy swirled round Castalia's Lincoln ordinary institution. Over its lengthy background, the college has produced 6th graders who declare to have obvious Lincoln's ghost within the school's auditorium. whilst Andi prays on her lifeless mother's rosary to be the subsequent to come across Lincoln's ghost so as to be certain the lifestyles of an after-life, a posh chain of occasions is determined into movement, together with the looks of John Malone, a brand new boy in class who harbors an explosive mystery, and mysterious moaning emanating from at the back of the darkish level after university. whereas Andi desperately seeks solutions to life's such a lot tricky questions, an not going new buddy emerges--a mystical bait store proprietor named Ezra.
Searching for Lincoln's Ghost is a narrative approximately coming-of-age throughout the tumultuous Sixties, exploring such aggravating themes as own isolation, worry and melancholy, bullying, social and racial intolerance. Peppered with Lincoln folklore and background, it's a undying story of the ability of affection, empathy, and the way the activities of 1 individual can profoundly impression another.