The Charmed Children of Rookskill Castle

the-charmed-children-of-rookskill-castleWritten by Janet Fox

This book is awesome!! If your kids love Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark and Coraline they will love this scary book. It is also available on OverDrive which makes it fun as well.

Twelve-year-old Katherine Bateson believes in a logical explanation for everything. But even she can’t make sense of the strange goings-on at Rookskill Castle, the drafty old Scottish castle-turned-school where she and her siblings have been sent to escape the war. What’s making those mechanical shrieks at night? Why do the castle’s walls seem to have a mind of their own? And who are the silent children who seem to haunt Rookskill’s grounds? Kat believes Lady Eleanor, who rules the castle, is harboring a Nazi spy. But when her classmates begin to vanish, one by one, Kat must face the truth about what the castle actually harbors–and what Lady Eleanor is–before it’s too late.

Review by Jalene Magee, Redwood Elementary Media Center
Rating: ★★★★½ (4.5 stars)
Interest Level: 4-6

The Charmed Children of Rookskill Castle
Written by Janet Fox
388 pages
Release Date: March 15, 2016


7 thoughts on “The Charmed Children of Rookskill Castle”

  1. This is definitely a must read! Thanks for the great review. I have this book on order and can’t wait for it come in!!

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