Kerry thinks life has finally begun when she is noticed by the three coolest girls in the school. For once she’s in on the jokes and sitting at the right table, and she is willing to do whatever it takes to be part of their clique.
But how much will it take? And after her life with the popular crowd starts to feel as cruel as death, what will she decide to do about it?
Chilling, this is a new kind of ghost story—one that’s as terrifying as today’s headlines.
Richard Peck|Ariadne Meyers
About Richard Peck
Born in Decatur, IIlinois, Richard Peck has written over 18 novels for young readers. He is the winner of the 1990 Margaret A. Edwards Award, a prestigious award sponsored by the Young Adult Library Services Association of the American Library Association in cooperation with School Library Journal; the 1990 National Council of Teachers of English/ALAN Award for outstanding contributions to young adult literature; and the Mystery Writers of America Edgar Allan Poe Award.
Peck says, "I want to write novels that ask honest questions about serious issues. A novel is never an answer; it's always a question." In The Last Safe Place on Earth, Peck deals with the serious issue of censorship, and young readers will have many questions long after the close the book.
About Ariadne Meyers
Ariadne Meyers starred as “Emma McArdle” on the groundbreaking television series Kate & Allie. Her other television credits include The Secret and Not Our Son. In addition, she has appeared on screen in Author! Author!, Dutch, and How to Make an American Quilt. Ms. Meyers' recently narrated The Cookbook Collector by Allegra Goodman for BOT and has recorded numerous titles for Listening Library, including the Trixie Beldon series by Julie Campbell.