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The Mystery of Mineral Gorge: A Cobtown Story from the Diaries of Lucky Hart
By Robert Van Nutt (illustrator) and Julia Van Nutt
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Publisher Bantam Dell Pub Group
Publication date May 1, 1999
Binding Hardcover
Book category Juvenile Fiction
ISBN-13 9780385325622
ISBN-10 0385325622
Dimensions 0.25 by 8 by 11.25 in.
Weight 0.75 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Original list price $15.95
Other format details juvenile
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From the outskirts of town, the people of Cobtown hear a wailing every evening, and seeing fear in the faces of her niece and neighbors one day, Aunt Heddy Peggler decides to uncover the mystery and put an end to the town's worries. description: Product Description: Everyone in Cobtown is quaking with fear. For many nights, a horrific wailing has risen from the depths of Mineral Gorge, a forbidding place on the outskirts of town. Lucky Hart knows that its twisted paths and dark shadows are said to have swallowed people up. She's even more frightened when Old Hans says it may be haunted. But Lucky's aunt, Heddy Peggler, doesn't believe such nonsense and leads a search party. Lucky joins the nighttime search, venturing down into Mineral Gorge, where the ghostly screams pull them all deeper and deeper...

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9780385325622 | details & prices | 8.00 × 11.25 × 0.25 in. | Rec. grade levels 3-4 | 0.75 lbs | List price $15.95
About: In Cobtown in 1845, ten-year-old Lucky describes in her diary how mysterious and terrifying screams lead to the discovery of a little striped piglet whom the townspeople name Oinkey

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