Goosebumps: The Ghost Next Door

Written by R. L. Stine

Reviewed by Hunter W. (age 8)

This story is about a ghost and a girl named Hannah. The house she thought was empty actually has a ghost living there. Hannah has to figure out who is behind the ghostís shadow and she has to tell somebody before the ghost possesses the whole neighborhood. She has to find out the whole thing and why it is happening.

She was surprised because she didnít know if the ghost was someone she knew, like one of her friends. Some people think that it is a rumor that there is a ghost in the tower, but it is not a rumor.

The ghost is very dangerous to the people and it is scary to people like Hannah who are being haunted. The ghost has been haunting Hannah since she was only two years old, but this takes place when she was seven years old. Ever since her two younger brothers told her a ghost lived next door, she has been afraid. Hannah has to figure the whole thing out by herself because no one would believe her, not even her parents.

My favorite characters are the ghost and Hannah because they are very cool and they try to sound freaky. They are very sneaky and jealous of each other.

I think this book is very unique from other Goosebumps books. It is a very good book. This is the best Goosebumps book I have read so far. I like another Goosebumps book, too. It is called Stay Out of the Basement. They are both really scary and cool books. They are alike because they have the same characters.

I recommend this book to people who like action. I recommend this book to people from 5 to 80 years old.

Hunter W. is a student in Mrs. Giammusso and Miss Kobb's 2nd/3rd Grade Class
2008-2009