The Ghost Children Author:Eve Bunting WOODEN CHILDREN — Matt O'Meara's whole life has changed since his parents died. He and his sister must adjust to a life in California with their great-aunt Gerda -- and her "children." Gerda's children are really wooden dolls, but she treats them as if they're real people. Matt likes his aunt, but he thinks the children are creepy, with their sta... more »ring eyes and frozen smiles. And one night Matt thinks he hears one of the dolls call his name!
Matt knows his aunt is just eccentric, but many of the neighbors don't agree. They want Aunt Gerda to get rid of her beloved dolls. Someone throws paint at the dolls and then leaves a warning letter that something worse is on the way. Can Matt stop whoever is behind the threats before something terrible happens?« less