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Gibsons Public Library JUV FIC MILL (Text) 30886000765384 Juv fiction Volume hold Checked out 2020-03-04

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  • ISBN: 9781773212968
  • Physical Description: 187 pages ; 20 cm.
  • Publisher: Toronto : Annick Press, [2019]

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Ghosts aren't meant to stick around forever . . . Ghosts are everywhere in Shelly's life. Recently passed people, pets, and a boy who lives in the local graveyard and lends her Smiths tapes are all part of spirit world she and her grandmother are privy to. In the tradition of their Cree ancestors, Shelly and her grandmother help these lost souls transition to the next world by catching them in their hair. But when Shelly's mom dies, her relationship to ghosts -- and death -- changes. Instead of helping spirits move on, she starts bringing them home and hiding them in her room. But no matter how many ghosts she collects, Shelly can't ignore the one that's missing. Why hasn't her mom's ghost come home yet? Rooted in a Cree worldview and inspired by the author's great-grandmother's stories, The Ghost Collector delves into questions of grief, loss, and the many ways people can linger after death.
Subject: Cree women > Juvenile fiction.
Cree mythology > Juvenile fiction.
Funeral rites and ceremonies > Juvenile fiction.
Grandparent and child > Juvenile fiction.
Grandmothers > Juvenile fiction.
Mothers > Death > Juvenile fiction.
Grief > Juvenile fiction.
Compulsive hoarding > Juvenile fiction.
Genre/Form: Paranormal fiction.
Ghost stories.
Topic Heading: First nations Canada.
Indigenous.

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