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The Ghost in Apartment 2R

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The Ghost in Apartment 2R by Denis Markell
Nov 12, 2019 | 320 Pages
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    Nov 12, 2019 | 320 Pages | Middle Grade (10 and up)

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“[Danny] intersperses the narration with admiring, insightful descriptions of his robustly diverse Brooklyn community, amusing translations of his Bubbe’s Yiddish expressions, and hilarious chapter headings. . . . Gently scary with plenty of fun and a sweet conclusion, and its protagonist is absolutely delightful.” —Kirkus Reviews


A School Library Guild selection 
An Amazon Best Books of the Month Selection

As addictive as your favorite video game. I couldn’t put it down.” —Adam Gidwitz, New York Times bestselling author of A Tale Dark and Grimm

“In this clever debut, Markell takes readers on a clue-filled adventure…[and] maintains an energetic, entertaining balance of character-driven narrative and tricky challenges.” —Publishers Weekly

Highly entertaining…a well-paced read with fully realized and likable characters…[and] should have strong appeal to gamers, fans of video game-based stories, and reluctant readers.” —SLJ

“This book will appeal to a wide audience. Readers who enjoyed Schreiber’s Game Over, Pete Watson will enjoy the video game component; fans of Fitzgerald’s Under the Egg will enjoy reading more about the Monuments Men; detective story aficionados will revel in the inclusion of The Maltese Falcon story. This is a great book to hand to just about any middle grade reader.” —YA Books Central 


“This is one adventure no gamer should miss!” —Gordon Korman, NYT bestselling author of Restart

“So inventive, and so much fun!” —Wendy Mass, NYT bestselling author of the Candymakers series

“A love letter to a legendary game.” —Michael Northrop, NYT bestselling author of TombQuest

“An epic adventure…for young fans of Stranger Things.” —SLJ

“An exciting new adventure exploring friendship…[with] often humorous commentary on social issues. —Booklist

“Both funny and heartfelt…[it’s] a story that has as much to offer diehard fans as it does newcomers to fantasy role-playing.” —The Bulletin

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