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Ghost Girl: The True Story of a Child in Peril and the Teacher Who Saved Her Setting & Symbolism

Torey Hayden
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Objects/Places

Pecking

Pecking is the town where the school at which Torey teaches students Jadie, Reuben, Philip, Jeremiah and Brucie is located.

Sandry Clinic

Sandry Clinic is the clinic at which Torey worked before taking a job with the Pecking school system.

Pecking School

Built in 1898, this school had once been Pecking's high school. Now it serves children attending kindergarten through the sixth grade.

Old Reel-to-Reel Video Recorder

Torey borrows this machine from The Sandry Clinic in order to tape her classes. It is also this machine that Jadie uses to tape her strange message to Torey.

Coke

Jadie often refers to drinking this beverage when talking to Torey.

Spiders

Spiders are the insects that Jadie fears will see her talking to Torey about private things and alert the police.

A Quartered Circle

Jadie creates a picture of this symbol when Torey asks her students to make collages during...

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