The Great Sock-a-Thon

The Great Sock a Thon An eerie encounter with a ghost girl promises an unusual summer for four friends The ghost needs the girls help the town is about to cut down the historic but dying tree she has haunted since her de

  • Title: The Great Sock-a-Thon
  • Author: Michael Delaney
  • ISBN: 9780525468561
  • Page: 216
  • Format: Hardcover
  • An eerie encounter with a ghost girl promises an unusual summer for four friends The ghost needs the girls help the town is about to cut down the historic, but dying, tree she has haunted since her death in a fall seventy years before The girls dream up a plan to save the tree they ll have a sockathon a wacky fundraiser involving a chain of socks But how can collectinAn eerie encounter with a ghost girl promises an unusual summer for four friends The ghost needs the girls help the town is about to cut down the historic, but dying, tree she has haunted since her death in a fall seventy years before The girls dream up a plan to save the tree they ll have a sockathon a wacky fundraiser involving a chain of socks But how can collecting socks raise enough money in time And what does the mysterious spirit of Eliza Baker really want Told in four different voices, the novel gracefully weaves together the perspectives of the plucky girls in a funny and touching middle grade story about friendship and giving to the community.

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    1. In 1931, during a speech by Franklin Roosevelt, Eliza Baker fell from a high branch of the large, old balm of Gilead tree that George Washington once napped under, and died. Now it's 2003, and four young girls have learned that the town is planning on cutting down that landmark tree, and they've determined to stop it. The problem is that the tree is rotting on the inside, and the town had to choose between cutting it down or buying a $6,000 brace to hold it up, so in order to save the balm of Gi [...]

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