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The House of Dies Drear (Dies Drear Chronicle)

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Published by Tandem Library .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Underground railroad,
  • Fiction,
  • Children"s stories, American,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Fiction,
  • Children: Grades 4-6,
  • Anthologies,
  • Mystery and detective stories,
  • Classics,
  • African Americans

  • The Physical Object
    FormatSchool & Library Binding
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9308536M
    ISBN 100808551191
    ISBN 109780808551195


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The House of Dies Drear (Dies Drear Chronicle) by Virginia Hamilton Download PDF EPUB FB2

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Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books "A hundred years ago, Dies Drear and two slaves he was hiding in his house, an Underground Railroad station in Ohio, had been murdered. The house, huge and isolated, was fascinating, Thomas thought, but he wasn't sure he was glad Papa had bought it--funny things kept happening, frightening things Cited by: The House of Dies Drear by Virginia Hamilton Paperback – J by by Virginia Hamilton (Author)/5().

The house has a past, and when Thomas discovers a hidden passageway that may have been part of the Underground Railroad, the family realizes the house has a history as well. To find out all there is to know about the House of Dies Drear, Thomas must explore secret rooms—and the secrets The House of Dies Drear book lives lived centuries before, lives that tell the story of America’s troubled early years/5().

A towering old mansion once owned by the great abolitionist Dies Drear, Thomas quickly discovers that this is a house full of secret passages, spooky sounds, and mysterious circumstances. Deep in the tunnels below the front porch Thomas is chased by a creature neither male nor female.5/5(1).

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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.

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The house, huge and isolated, was fascinating, Thomas thought, but he wasn't sure he was glad Papa had bought it—funny things kept happening, frightening things /5(). The House of Dies Drear is a children's mystery novel written by American author Virginia Hamilton and published in Set in Ohio, the story follows Thomas Small as he and his family move into an old house that had previously been part of the Underground Railroad.

The house has a past, and when Thomas discovers a hidden passageway that may have been part of the Underground Railroad, the family realizes the house has a /5(8). The old house of Dies Drear holds many secrets. Dies Drear, an abolitionist, had hidden runaway slaves in his house, which was a station on the Underground Railroad.

Two of the slaves had been killed by bounty hunters, and Dies Drear himself had been murdered in the house. Local legend claims that the ghosts of the three dead men still haunt File Size: KB. The house held secrets, Thomas knew, even before he first saw it looming gray and massive on its ledge of rock.

It had a century-old legend—two fugitive slaves had been killed by bounty hunters after leaving its passageways, and Dies Drear himself, the abolitionist who had made the house into a station on the Underground Railroad, had been Released on: Janu From Virginia Hamilton, the author of the Newbery Medal and National Book Award winning M.C.

Higgins, the Great, comes a spellbinding mystery filled with edge-of-the-seat suspense. The House of Dies Drear wraps an important history lesson into a brilliantly imaginative story for all ages.

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In The House of Dies Drear,Hamilton also focuses on other favorite themes: family, self-discovery and self-acceptance, and friendship. As you read, try to discover how Hamilton addresses these themes. The House of Dies Drearcombines three types of stories.

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The House of Dies Drear features a house that may or may not be haunted. Some of the characters believe in ghosts; some of them don't. Some aren't sure. Virginia Hamilton, the author, seems to invite each reader to decide. The House of Dies Drear - Ebook written by Virginia Hamilton. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices.

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Publication date Topics Mystery and detective stories, Afro-Americans, Underground railroad Publisher New York: Trumpet ClubPages: The house held secrets, Thomas knew, even before he first saw it looming gray and massive on its ledge of rock. It had a century-old legend - two fugitive slaves had been killed by bounty hunters after leaving its passageways, and Dies Drear himself, the abolitionist who has made the house into a station on the Underground Railroad, had been murdered there.3/5(7).

Contents: The House of Dies Drear a novel by Virginia Hamilton Haunted House a poem by Valerie Worth The House on the Island a short story by Walter B. Gibson from Get on Board: The Story of the Underground Railroad nonfiction by James Haskins When the Rattlesnake Sounds a play by Alice Childress Runagate Runagate a poem by Robert Hayden The Secret Room a personal essay by Cited by: The house has a past, and when Thomas discovers a hidden passageway that may have been part of the Underground Railroad, the family realizes the house has a history as well.

To find out all there is to know about the House of Dies Drear, Thomas must explore secret rooms—and the secrets of lives lived centuries before, lives that tell the story of America's troubled early years. The House of Dies Drear Introduction. The House of Dies Drear is a young adult novel by American author Virginia Drear was first publishedand is a ghost story (maybe!) and a mystery (definitely!), told mostly from the point of view of Thomas Small, a thirteen-year-old boy.

It's set in an isolated, old house full of secret passageways and hidden tunnels. The House of Dies Drear by Virginia Hamilton, Thomas Small, a thirteen-year-old African American boy, is moving from North Carolina to Ohio with his family in order to live in an old house with an unusual history.

A young black man and his family move into a home in rural Ohio, and discover that during the Civil War it was used by a Dutch immigrant to smuggle runaway slaves to freedom. Soon they begin to suspect that the ghosts of slaves who passed through there are haunting the house.

Written by Anonymous/10(). The House of Dies Drear has what's commonly known as a happy ending, for the most part. After the Skinners, the Smalls, and Pesty frighten the Darrows out of their wits, a couple of important things happen.

The Darrows have been stopped from antagonizing the Skinners and the Smalls, and Mayhew and Mr. Pluto have come a long way toward mending their relationship. Virginia Hamilton The House of Dies Drear Similar books. The House of Dies Drear (Dies Drear Chronicles, #1) by Virginia Hamilton.

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The House of Dies Drear is a magnificent book. It can be pretty creepy at times and has fascinating history behind it that will make you want to stay up all night. The house of Dies Drear is about a 13 year old boy who moves from Ohio to North Carolina and gets involved in extremely intense situations.4/5(21).

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The house of Dies Drear loomed out of the mist and murky sky, not only gray and formless, but huge and unnatural. () This is from Thomas's point of view – his first impression of the house. The house has a past, and when Thomas discovers a hidden passageway that may have been part of the Underground Railroad, the family realizes the house has a history as well.

To find out all there is to know about the House of Dies Drear, Thomas must explore secret rooms—and the secrets of lives lived centuries before, lives that tell the Format: Ebook. The House of Dies Drear (the Edgar Award Winner for Best Juvenile Mystery) is about thirteen-year-old Thomas Small, his parents, and his infant siblings, who move from North Carolina to Ohio to live in a house which was part of the Underground Railroad and belonged to an abolitionist named Dies the house and its unusual caretaker, Mr.

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Brooks, Wanda New Advocate, v15 n4 p Fall Cited by: 1. The House of Dies Drear Summary. 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.

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The House of Dies Drear - Chapters Summary & Analysis. Virginia Hamilton. This Study Guide consists of approximately 23 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The House of Dies Drear.Buy The House of Dies Drear by Virginia Hamilton online at Alibris.

We have new and used copies available, in 10 editions - starting at $ Shop now.1/5(1).The House of Dies Drear Teaching Plan. Activities based on this historical fiction novel engage students in researching abolitionist Dies Drear, writing a poem about the Underground Railroad, planning a secret passage, and staging a play based on the book.