The Capitol Ghost is the story of ice skaters, street kids, coaches, criminals, and the ghosts that walk among them. Four children from the Preliminary Jazzicals Synchronized Skating Team enlist brainy teenager Karina Kowalski to help them hunt a ghost at the Capitol and save an elderly night watchman's honor. Karina uncovers the first clue, an ancient prayer, and begins to trace the ghost through nearly sixty years of history. But what will Karina sacrifice in her zeal to help others? A figure skating test, a father, or even her own life? At the same time, a street gang in New York City is led by teenaged poet Dayshawn Rogers. When Dayshawn's little sister is murdered, he requests help from Worldpol. Dayshawn designs a plan that Officer Chuck Zander uses to track down the murderer. But what will Dayshawn lose in his zeal to help others? A publishing deal, a father, or even his own life? Even though the two groups never meet, their lives intersect and influence not only Karina and Chuck, but also people they don't know, people in this world and the next world. The Capitol Ghost is the second novel in the Jazzicals series about synchronized skating, the world's fastest-growing ice skating sport.aWhile theya#39;re waiting for practices, the kids can read their books to her. ... children seated on the floor of her spacious family room. ... Then Daniella will recite the Statue of Liberty inscription in French, and Janet will recite it in English.
|Title||:||The Capitol Ghost|
|Publisher||:||iUniverse - 2006-10|