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The Headless Cupid written by Zilpha Keatley Snyder is a scary mystery adventure book The story starts when the four Stanley kids David Janie Esther and Blair meet their new stepsister Amanda who says she knows witchcraft I chose this book because I like mysteries and the picture on the cover caught my attentionThe basic theme of this book is how Amanda who doesnt like living out in the country with her new stepfather and stepsiblings tries to scare them enough so they want to move back to the city Not only does Amanda not like their new country house she also doesnt like her new step-dad and his four kids By using make-believe witchcraft Amanda tries to make the family believe their new house is haunted The fact that their new house has a history of being haunted also helps Amanda as she tries to scare the family When Amanda finds out that the house may really be haunted the idea of moving back to the city isnt as important anymore She realizes that all her efforts to separate the family have actually brought them closer togetherThere are three examples of how Amanda tried to scare to family with her witchcraft First she gathered some rocks down by the creek and would throw them at you or leave them around the house and blamed them on the poltergeist Also she rolled a really heavy plant down the stairs in the middle of the night Finally she knocked a picture off the wall when everyone else was sleeping Those are three ways Amanda tried to scare the familyWhen all the Stanley kids wanted to get witchcraft lessons Amanda made them go through ordeals There were two main ordeals First the kids had to go a whole day without touching or wearing any metal All the kids thought that this would be easy but then they thought about mealtime and door handles Also they had to
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