The House of Dies Drear : and related readings / Virginia Hamilton [and others]. [print]Material type: TextSeries: Literature connections | Literature connections sourcebookPublication details: Evanston, Illinois : McDougal Littell, 1997. Description: 254 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm + 1 sourcebook (53 pages ; 28 cm)Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 039577523X; 9780395775233; 0395783534; 9780395783535Contained works: Gibson, Walter Brown, 1897- House on the island | Haskins, James, 1941-2005. Get on board. Selections | Childress, Alice. When the rattlesnake soundsSubject(s): Hamilton, Virginia, 1936-2002. House of Dies Drear | Detective and mystery stories | African Americans -- Juvenile fiction | Underground Railroad -- Juvenile fiction | Mystery and detective storiesLOC classification: PZ7.H221.H687 1997PZ7.H1828.H221.H687 1997COPYRIGHT NOT covered - Click this link to request copyright permission:
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The House of Dies Drear written by Virginia Hamilton.
Literature connections sourcebook available.
A black family of five moves into an enormous house once used as a hiding place for runaway slaves. Mysterious sounds and events as well as the discovery of secret passageways make the family believe they are in grave danger.
The House of Dies Drear / novel by Virginia Hamilton -- Haunted house / poem by Valerie Worth -- House on the island / short story by Walter B. Gibson -- selection from Get on board : the story of the Underground Railroad / nonfiction by James Haskins -- When the rattlesnake sounds / play by Alice Childress -- Runagate runagate / poem by Robert Hayden -- Secret room / personal essay by William M. Dorr -- Bound for freedom / article by Laura P. McCarty.
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