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Leo: A Ghost Story

Title: Leo: A Ghost Story
Author: Mac Barnett
Illustrator: Christian Robinson
Publisher: Chronicle Books (2015)
ISBN: 9781452131566
Leo, a lonely ghost, lives in an empty house. When a new family moves in they are unwelcoming. “The family called in a scientist, a clergyman, and a psychic to get rid of the ghost. But they should have saved their money.  Leo knew he was unwanted. He said goodbye to his home and left.” He befriends a girl, but as her imaginary friend, not a ghost. Leo reveals his true identity when he thwarts a robbery, but Jane accepts and embraces Leo’s true identity.

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