Binding: 1/4 Cloth
Book Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Size: 8vo; [x], 1-182, pages
Publisher: New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1991.
A Fine first printing of the first edition in Near Fine dust-jacket with bookshop sticker affixed over the original DJ price, SIGNED and lengthily inscribed by Edgar Award-winning author Elaine Alphin directly on the half title page.
"Ghost Cadet," Mrs. Alphin's most successful book to date, won the 2004 Young Hoosier Book Award, the 2003 Edgar Allan Poe Nomination for Best Juvenile Mystery, and the 2002 Society of Midland Authors Children's Fiction Award.
The book deals with ghosts of child-soldiers from the American Civil War who require help from present-day children to achieve their final rest.