Everything you need to understand or teach Peeled.
"Peeled" is a young adult novel by Joan Bauer which focuses on the adventures of aspiring journalist Hildy Biddle.
Residing in upstate New York's town of Banesville, sixteen year-old Hildy is the best writer for her school's paper, The Core. The daughter of deceased reporter Mitch Biddle, Hildy aspires to be a journalist. She is a student at Banesville High, and is well aware of the ghost stories that are circulating around the old Ludlow House. Banesville is a community known for its farming, particularly its apple orchards, and many of the families are selling their land due to bad crops. Hildy and her family are religious, but Hildy also seeks the truth in things. When she meets new student Zack, who is very scientific, the two instantly develop an attraction to each other.
Meanwhile, a mid-size newspaper legend, Baker Polton, cousin of the school's athletic director, becomes...