Publisher: Peachtree Publishers
Ages: 8 to 12
Mexico is a long way from home, and not just in terms of miles. Hayley is spending six months with her eccentric grandmother - her father recently deserted the family and Hayley's mom needs time to, as she puts it, "work things through." Down in Mexico, life is surprisingly exciting...Hayley and her new friend Lili even win parts as extras in a Hollywood movie being filmed in the town. But there are also difficult lessons to be learned. Meanwhile Hayley is on the lookout for the ghost that is said to haunt her grandma's house. With Lili's help she solves the mystery - and prepares for a new life with her mom back in the States.