Annal: 1991 Edgar Allan Poe Award® for Best Juvenile

Results of the Edgar Allan Poe Award® in the year 1991.

Book:Stonewords

Stonewords: A Ghost Story

Pam Conrad

The first time Zoe met Zoe Louise, Zoe was four years old. Zoe Louise was more than 100. From that day on—living in the same house, separated by a staircase and a century—Zoe and Zoe Louise have been an important and permanent part of each other’s lives.

Now Zoe is older. And although Zoe Louise never grows up, she is changing in dreadful, frightening ways. Time is running out for Zoe’s frightening ways. Time is running out for Zoe’s best friend—and Zoe is the only one who can help her. To do so, she must travel back 100 years in time and somehow alter the past. But in changing the past, must she also change the present? If she saves her friend’s life, will she lose Zoe Louise forever? Zoe’s grandparents think that Zoe Louise is Zoe’s imaginary friend. The truth, however, is that Zoe Louise lived in Zoe’s house a century ago, and her ghost has returned to solve a terrible mystery…

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