The Forgotten Girl


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$16.98  $15.62
Scholastic Press
Publish Date
5.5 X 8.3 X 1.1 inches | 0.75 pounds

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About the Author

India Hill Brown is a southern belle who recently moved back down south to North Carolina after living in NYC and working at HBO. She is the author of the critically acclaimed middle grade novel The Forgotten Girl and she's also written for Teen Vogue, Essence, Sesi Mag, and The Everygirl.Visit her at or on Twitter at @booksandbighair.


NAACP Image Award Nominee for Outstanding Literary Work for Youth/Teens
2020 ALSC Notable Children's Book

This ghost story gave me chill after chill. It will haunt you. -- R.L. Stine, author of Goosebumps

Engaging, entrancing, and altogether magic! A classic ghost tale that examines racism and segregation in a meaningful story that at its core is about love, friendship, and forgiveness. A beautiful debut. -- J. C. Cervantes, New York Times bestselling author of The Storm Runner

A harrowing yet empowering tale reminding us that the past is connected to the present, that every place and every person has a story, and that those stories deserve to be told. -- Renée Watson, New York Times bestselling author of Piecing Me Together

Scary and spooky and sad and important. I loved every moment of it! -- Ellen Oh, author of Spirit Hunters and founder of We Need Diverse Books

Frightening and mysterious. A new, creepy favorite. -- Dan Poblocki, author of Shadow House and The Ghost of Graylock

Strong middle-grade characters who will undoubtedly be enjoyed by children and adults alike. The pacing of the plot will surely send a chill through the readers' spines as they follow Iris and her journey with the paranormal. [An] eerie read. -- Booklist

Both historically and culturally relevant, Brown's thoughtful ghost story explores the legacy of racism through segregation. -- Publishers Weekly

The historical information about school desegregation, segregated cemeteries, and the Great Migration are welcome, unique additions. A ghostly tale with a historical twist. -- Kirkus Reviews