THE NINE GRAVES OF GERALDINE GREY – Namina Forna (Launch Pad)

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The Launch Pad Manuscript Competition Presents…
Title:
Logline: A young girl tasked with helping souls from a Louisiana cemetery pass to the other side must fight a powerful witch for control over the gate to the underworld.
Pitch: PARANORMAN meets SHADOWHUNTERS
Writer:
Genre: | Coming-of-Age |
Why to Read: This middle-grade novel delves into the eccentric world of the Southern Gothic and provides the perfect blend of fun and creepiness for a young audience. Geraldine is a unique, engaging protagonist with a pure heart and a strong work ethic, and she is the perfect role model for readers of any age. The fact that her is to oversee the ghosts buried at her ancestral family home only adds originality and humor to an already wonderful tale. These well-written pages smoothly unfold a deeply realized world of Creole magic and mayhem, and the writer’s voice is pleasantly peppered with French phrases, bringing this Louisiana landscape to life. The perfect set-up for a children’s supernatural book series, this manuscript has atmosphere and character to spare.
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