Jewish stories of the supernatural are nothing new. The very first Jewish ghost story appears in the Bible. This collection offers contemporary tales with modern-day children as the main characters. The stories, each illustrated with pen-and-ink drawings, are suspenseful and haunting. The spirits in these tales are forces for momentous change in the lives of the children who encounter them - helping them to gain new understandings of themselves and their Jewish tradition. So, too, will these stories have a lasting impact on young readers.