The Letter, the Witch, and the Ring
John Bellairs, the name in Gothic mysteries for middle graders, wrote terrifying tales full of adventure, attitude, and alarm. For years, young readers have crept, crawled, and gone bump in the night with the unlikely heroes of these Gothic novels: Lewis Barnavelt, Johnny Dixon, and Anthony... show more
John Bellairs, the name in Gothic mysteries for middle graders, wrote terrifying tales full of adventure, attitude, and alarm. For years, young readers have crept, crawled, and gone bump in the night with the unlikely heroes of these Gothic novels: Lewis Barnavelt, Johnny Dixon, and Anthony Monday. Now, the ten top-selling titles feature an updated cover look. Loyal fans and enticed newcomers will love the series even more with this haunting new look!
Publish date: August 3rd 2004
Pages no: 208
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, Middle Grade
, Mystery Thriller
Series: Lewis Barnavelt -3 (#3)
And then there was The Letter, the Witch, and the Ring which focused almost entirely on Rose Rita and Mrs. Zimmerman's adventures over the summer while Lewis was at Boy Scout Camp. (So why then is this often referred to as The Lewis Barnavelt Series?) Rose Rita is a full-fledged tomboy and is dissat...
Rose Rita faces a summer alone after Lewis goes to Boy Scout camp. It gets worse when her mother suggests they have a "little talk" about boys and girls soon, and Rose Rita thinks about how she's 13 now and about to enter Junior High where there's even less room for a tomboy like her as well as danc...
if there's one typical thing that the resolutely atypical magical series by John Bellairs subscribes to, it is the cliché that outsiders band together. but of course it is more than a cliché, it is a reality, and it is something that helps the less-than-perfect kids of the world survive childhood wi...
eek! scared the crap out of me when i was ten years old.
This is a rare Bellairs with a female protagonist. Lewis is away at summer camp, and his best friend Rose Rita goes to Michigan with Mrs Zimmerman to dispose of some property Mrs Z's cousin Oley left her. Gertie is an angry, unhappy old woman who still carries a grudge against Mrs Z from a fight ove...