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Anya's Ghost by Vera Brosgol

Anya's Ghost (2011)

by Vera Brosgol

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Cute story! A nice twist to add a little darkness to a typical high school story. ( )
  ShayLRoss | Mar 16, 2016 |
Anya, a high school girl, feels unpopular, unattractive and falls for the most popular guy in school. One day, she falls down a well and meets a ghost. Somehow, the ghost comes home with her and they become friends. The ghost helps her with school and making new friends, until the ghost starts to act strangely. Anya researches and realizes the ghost is not as innocent as she thought and must stop her before she does something awful. I would suggest this for 8th grade and up because I think a student would understand more at that age. There is a valuable lesson to be learned, especially for a high schooler. ( )
  murandapatanda | Mar 13, 2016 |
I thoroughly enjoyed this graphic novel! It's about a girl who feels out of place and feels that she doesn't have many friends. She falls into a well and meets a ghost. This ghost is helpful at first. Anya eventually finds out that the ghost's story isn't true and isn't looking out for Anya's best interests. Through a series of events, Anya discovers who is and isn't important to her.
  LVeum | Mar 13, 2016 |
It's recommended by Neil Gaiman & Scott McCloud. Need I say more? ( )
  leoht13 | Feb 25, 2016 |
Wow, that's not what I was expecting. Interesting, though, and well done. Anya is very realistic as a bratty teenager.
  mirikayla | Feb 8, 2016 |
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Krak / Sizzle Sizzle / What's for breakfast? cыpники.
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You may look normal like everyone else, but you're not. Not on the inside.
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A young girl embarrassed by her hertiage makes an unusual friend that challenges her to decide what is right and what is wrong.
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Anya, embarrassed by her Russian immigrant family and self-conscious about her body, has given up on fitting in at school but falling down a well and making friends with the ghost there just may be worse.

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