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Finger Bones and Wendy (The Finger Bones Series Book 1) [Kindle Edition]

Sara Stinson , Bradley Wind
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Finger Bones has been sending ghosts to their next destination for years. Now it's Wendy's turn.

The Bridgeville Clipper announces Finger Bones is dead at 122-years of age. Wendy is not upset. He will be back. Finger Bones and Wendy have unfinished business in this small town.

When ten-year-old Wendy Dee Winkelmann needs to do some serious thinking she likes to chew bubblegum. While sitting on a bench reading, she becomes friends with an old man the townspeople call, Finger Bones, who happens to be 122 years old. Some locals consider him odd and spread rumors about the ghastly man who lives up a dirt road in an ramshackle cabin. Yet Wendy soon discovers this old man, who walks to town with a burlap bag tied to a stick, has a special job. He sends ghosts to their next destination, and the stick and burlap bag he carries are magical.

Now Wendy chases the lingering spirits along with the help of her two best friends, Claire and Henry. Soon she finds herself caught up in a devious plan of a dark sinister power, and if it means hurting someone, or worse, it will do whatever is necessary to succeed. It’s all up to Wendy to save Bridgeville before the evil power takes over the town.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 1164 KB
  • Print Length: 278 pages
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN: 1493718568
  • Publisher: Sara Stinson - Author; Second Edition edition (2 Nov 2013)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00GH0JV16
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #970,976 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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5.0 out of 5 stars An exciting and scary story 23 Dec 2013
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
A ten year old girl is chosen to be the next ghost hunter, and when the old ghost Hunter is killed Wendy and her two friends have to take over to sending of the dangerous ghosts to their next destination. Both boys as well as girls will enjoy this well written ghost story.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Fun story for all ages. 21 Nov 2013
By Rita Monette - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
A fun and interesting middle grade book. In this first book, Fingerbones, who is well over 100 years old, passes his stick and bag on to Wendy who is to take over his mission.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Wonderful! 17 Nov 2013
By Richard D Wherry - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Kindle Edition
What a fun read! Couldn't put it down. Read it by the campfire this summer. Had a great time, start to finish. Looking forward to the second book.
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5.0 out of 5 stars A fun book for kids (and parents, too)! 10 Nov 2013
By SFinlay - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Kindle Edition
I recently read a review copy of Finger Bones and Wendy. It’s a wonderful children’s book set in the small town of Bridgeville, where three ten-year-old best friends get to solve a bit of mystery and save their town from evil. There’s plenty of magic, ghosts, and maybe even a witch or two.

The main character, Wendy Winkelmann, is the ten-year-daughter of the town’s police captain. She’s a happy, normal child with a good mind and good manners. She helps out at the library and she is friends with the librarian, Mrs. Taylor, and her sister, Mrs. Harper. She’s also friends with the oldest man in town, a man the locals call Finger Bones because of his gnarled hands. He is 122-years-old, and most people think he’s strange, that he’s responsible for the weird things that happen in Bridgeville, and that he may even be dangerous. But Finger Bones is really a protector and he’s been helping his town for a hundred years. With his time almost up, he meets with Wendy to tell her she’s been chosen to carry on his duties.

Wendy enlists the help of her best friends, Henry and Claire, and together they face ghosts and danger, and although they are afraid at times, they never give up. You and the children in your lives will cheer them on. It’s a great story for middle-grade readers to read on their own, or for younger readers to enjoy having you read to them.

I’m looking forward to reading the finished second book in the series. I hear it’s coming out next year!
4.0 out of 5 stars GREAT 11 Dec 2013
By this is an awesome, fun, and puzzling game - Published on Amazon.com
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This book had lots of adventure and action, my favorite thing about the book is that Henry, Claire, and Wendy stuck together and worked as a team.
5.0 out of 5 stars super fun! 15 Aug 2014
By firefairy - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Kindle Edition
This is a wonderful book for all ages. It is mostly geared toward a younger audience but is still fun to read. The story follows young Wendy and her friends as they learn to use the powers gifted to them by Finger Bones. Brewing troubles, magic, and adventure are only a few of the things that awaits our heroine.
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