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The girl with the ghost machine /

by DeStefano, Lauren [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Bloomsbury Children's Books, 2017.Description: 214 pages ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9781681194448; 1681194449.Subject(s): Grief -- Fiction | Fathers and daughters -- Fiction | Dead -- Fiction | Ghosts -- Fiction | Inventions -- Fiction | Science fiction | Grief -- Juvenile fiction | Fathers and daughters -- Juvenile fiction | Dead -- Juvenile fiction | Ghost stories | Inventions -- Juvenile fiction | Science fiction | Grief -- Fiction | Inventions -- Fiction | Ghost stories | Fathers and daughters -- Fiction | Science fiction | Dead -- Fiction | Science fiction | Science fiction | Fiction | Juvenile worksSummary: Neglected by her father who spends all of his time building a ghost machine to bring her mother back from the dead, twelve-year-old Emmaline decides that the only way to bring her father back will be to make the machine work, or destroy it forever.
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When Emmaline Beaumont's father started building the ghost machine, she didn't expect it to bring her mother back from the dead. But by locking himself in the basement to toil away at his hopes, Monsieur Beaumont has become obsessed with the contraption and neglected the living, and Emmaline is tired of feeling forgotten.<br> Nothing good has come from building the ghost machine, and Emmaline decides that the only way to bring her father back will be to make the ghost machine work -or destroy it forever.

Neglected by her father who spends all of his time building a ghost machine to bring her mother back from the dead, twelve-year-old Emmaline decides that the only way to bring her father back will be to make the machine work, or destroy it forever.

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