Sunday, May 3, 2009

One Evil Summer

One Evil Summer
Stine, R.L. One Evil Summer, Fear Street Series. New York: Pocket Books, 1994.
ISBN: 0671785966
(Image Credit: Cape May County Library, Cape May Court House, NJ)

Amanda soon discovers that the family baby-sitter, Chrissy, isn't who she says she is--She's pure evil.

Book Talk:
Amanda Conklin had a great life--but that was before she murdered the family babysitter, Chrissy. Now Amanda can look forward to spending a long time in an cold, dark, and damp insane asylum. Amanda had thought she would be spending a wonderful summer with her family in the seaside village of Seahaven. When Chrissy shows up answering a family ad for a babysitter, she is picture perfect. Soon, things start to go wrong in the Conklin household--pets die, phones melt, and friends are hurt or killed. Amanda soon realizes that Chrissy isn't who she says she is, and that her past is full of death. Fill Amanda be able to convince her family that Chrissy has special powers that can easliy kill all those around her and save them? Or will she be able to take matters into her own hands and save her family, but never get away with it?


The Guiness Book of World Records has R.L. Stine listed as the Best-Selling Children's Author--so far. His books have been New York Times Best Sellers. He has won several Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards, Disney Adventures Kids' Choice Awards, as well as being one of the authors selected for the National Education Associations' Read Across America. He is also known for writing the Goosebumps series.