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The House of Dies Drear is a novel by award winning author Virginia Hamilton. Thomas Small is saddened to leave his hometown for the new house in Ohio, but he is excited about the history that surrounds the new house. The house Thomas and his family are to live in was once an important stop on the infamous Underground Railroad before the Civil War. However, the house is rumored to be haunted, a fact that seems to be illustrated the first night the family sleeps there and wakes to find odd triangles wedged into the door frames of the bedrooms. Now Thomas has a mystery to solve and only a short period of time in which to do it. The House of Dies Drear is a haunted house story that is not only filled with suspense, but with a history that will keep the reader... View more of the The House of Dies Drear Summary
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