Taken from: the website of cynthiadefelice The Ghost and Mrs. Hobbs by Cynthia DeFelice A sequel to the award-winning The Ghost of Fossil Glen. the Story Just a few short weeks ago, sixth grader Allie Nichols encountered her first ghost, the spirit of a murdered girl named Lucy Stiles. Now another ghost has enters Allie's life! Her best friend, Dub Whitwell, says Allie must be "some kind of ghost magnet." The new ghost appears to Allie as a handsome young man, and points her in the direction of Mrs. Hobbs, the scary cafeteria lady. Allie has always suspected that a terrible experience accounts for Mrs. Hobbs's strange behavior. Could Mrs. Hobbs have killed the handsome young man? Allie's life becomes complicated as she tries to help lay her ghost to rest. For one thing, mysterious fires seem to break out wherever she turns. Dub is mad at her, and even her teacher's dog doesn't want anything to do with her. Soon she is in danger, along with her little brother - but from whom?