Three Quarters Dead

By Richard Peck; Ariadne Meyers (Read by)
(Listening Library (Audio), Compact Disc, 9780307745811)

Publication Date: November 9, 2010

Other Editions of This Title: Paperback, Hardcover

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Selected by Indie Booksellers for the Winter 2011 Kids' Next List
“Popularity, peer pressure, and a text from beyond the grave are key to Three Quarters Dead. It has ghosts, creepiness, and shivers. It also has a high school setting where students are struggling with all of the issues that teenagers face. Entertaining and discussion worthy, this is a winning combination from a master storyteller.”
-- Ellen Richmond, Children's Book Cellar, Waterville, ME


Kerry thinks life has finally begun when she is noticed by the three coolest girls in the school. For once she’s in on the jokes and sitting at the right table, and she is willing to do whatever it takes to be part of their clique.

But how much will it take? And after her life with the popular crowd starts to feel as cruel as death, what will she decide to do about it?

Chilling, this is a new kind of ghost story—one that’s as terrifying as today’s headlines.

About the Author

Richard Peck, the author of more than thirty novels, has won numerous awards, including a National Humanities Medal, the Edgar Mystery Award, the Newbery Medal, the Margaret A. Edwards Award, and the Scott O’Dell Award. He has twice been a finalist for the National Book Award. He lives in New York City.

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