Ollie Oxley and the Ghost: The Search for Lost Gold

Ollie Oxley and the Ghost: The Search for Lost Gold

Twelve-year-old Ollie Oxley is moving ? again. His mom is starting another new job, this time at the Bingham Theater in Granite City, California. Moving all the time means Ollie has struggled in the making friends department, but he quickly connects with a boy named Teddy. To Ollie's surprise, though, his first friend in town is a little unique than those he's made Twelve-year-old Ollie Oxley is moving ? again. His mom is starting another new job, this time at the Bingham Theater ...

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Title:Ollie Oxley and the Ghost: The Search for Lost Gold
Author:Lisa Schmid
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Genres:Childrens
ISBN:1631632892
Edition Language:English
Format Type:Paperback
Number of Pages:184 pages pages

Ollie Oxley and the Ghost: The Search for Lost Gold Reviews

  • Dian Achdiani
    Jan 23, 2019
    *I received a softcopy of 'Ollie Oxley and the Ghost: The Search for Lost Gold' from the publisher through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review* I love middle grade stories, and I love ghost stories, especially in positive vibe. So, this book is a gem for me ? A boy tir...
  • Jonathan Rosen
    Jan 17, 2019
    Ollie Oxley and the Ghost is a fun, Spooky mystery, filled with humor and heart! Oh, and did I mention a treasure-hunting ghost? Great setting and I loved piecing together the clues along with Ollie. I've moved many times, so I felt for Ollie and remember the same experiences. Ollie an...
  • Anne
    Jan 16, 2019
    Ollie is tired of moving. Nothing has been the same since his father left them. They've been moving often enough that he doesn't have a chance to make any friends. Now they're moving back to his mother's hometown where his mom takes on the job of reviving the old theater. Just as he be...
  • Laura
    Dec 27, 2018
    This was a ghost story, but not a scary story. Teddy is a friendly ghost, but of his new friends, since Ollie has to move a lot, only he can see the ghost, which makes it look as though he is talking to himself. The reason he has to move a lot is his mother is in the theatre, and th...
  • Ivonne Rovira
    May 08, 2019
    Author Lisa Schmid has penned an enjoyable, if predictable, middle-grade novel with Ollie Oxley and the Ghost: The Search for Lost Gold, the first of what?s clearly meant to be a series. The titular Ollie Oxley once again finds himself as the new kid when his peripatetic mother r...
  • Kate Waggoner
    Apr 06, 2019
    @KidLitExchange #partner Thank you to the @KidLitExchange network and the publisher for the advance copy of this novel. All opinions are my own. Ollie Oxley and the Ghost: The Search for Lost Gold is a delightful and fun middle grades mystery ghost story. Ollie is 12-years-old a...
  • jv poore
    Jun 10, 2019
    Ollie and his funky little family are on the move. Again. Places change; but, the nerve-racking, new-kid nuances do not. He understands the reason; he just loathes the result. Mom makes the money to support the trio. She loves her job and is quite good at it, but traipsing across t...
  • Beth
    Sep 20, 2018
    I read an early version of this and LOVED it - funny, warm and wonderful. Perfect for middle grade readers looking for fast paced mystery with lots of humor. ...
  • Mehsi
    Jun 08, 2019
    I received this book from Netgalley in exchange of an honest review. Oh my, a lovely ghost story with tons of friendship and fun has appeared! I already was curious about this book and then I finally had the chance to read it when I spotted it on Netgalley. It took me a bit befo...
  • Erika
    Apr 27, 2019
    @kidlitexchange #partner Thank you to the #kidlitexchange network, @jollyfishpress and author @lisalschmid for the review copy of this book! All opinions are my own. OLLIE OXLEY AND THE GHOST: THE SEARCH FOR LOST GOLD by Lisa Schmid Ollie and his family are constantly moving. Whe...
  • Nikki Barthelmess
    Dec 30, 2018
    ***Thank you to NetGalley and Jolly Fish Press/ North Star Editions for providing me with an advanced ARC of Ollie Oxley and the Ghost: The Search for Lost Gold in exchange for my honest and unbiased review.*** Ollie Oxley and The Ghost is a delightful read. Lisa Schmid delivers an ...
  • Alexa
    Jan 03, 2019
    I received an ARC of this through NetGalley. I?m just messing with you. My sense of humour didn?t die with me. Sometimes, all you need is a fun, easy-to-digest middle grade adventure. With a snarky ghost. I was drawn to this book by the cover, and the promise of mystery an...
  • Annamae
    May 12, 2019
    Thank you to #NetGalley and the publisher for an ARC in exchange for an honest review. Lisa Schmid's novel Ollie Oxley and the Ghost was a wonderful middle grade text. It follow's a young man named Ollie as he adjusts to yet another home. His family has undergone some changes forcin...
  • Lana
    Dec 19, 2018
    Ollie Oxley was such a fun middle grade book! Twelve year old Ollie Oxley is tired of constantly moving from one town to the next. His latest home is in an old pink house in Granite City. As if a pink house isn?t bad enough, Ollie soon realizes his home is haunted by a boy named Tedd...
  • Wendy MacKnight
    Jan 04, 2019
    What a delightful book! I loved Ollie?s adventure, and Lisa finds a way to make us care about all of the characters in the book, even those we find more difficult. Great portrayal of all of the kids and so funny! A real winner! ...
  • Malayna Evans
    Jan 08, 2019
    Such a fun read. It kept me turning pages, invested in Ollie's life and adventures. Add a spicy little sister, a lovable ghost, and a few surprises and you end up with this fun filled books kids will love! ...
  • Montzalee Wittmann
    Dec 13, 2018
    Ollie Oxley and the Ghost: The Search for Lost Gold by Lisa Schmid is a book I requested from NetGalley and the review is voluntary. This is a delightful middle school book with great characters, dialogue, plot, and mystery! I enjoyed it and I am not a middle grade kid! I think my 12...
  • Juli
    Apr 22, 2019
    Another new town. A new school. No friends. It's all happening again. Ollie Oxley and his family have just moved to Granite City, CA. Ollie hopes this move will be better than the last...but it's doubtful. They live in a pink house. He manages to offend the local bully on the first day...
  • Kristin Thorsness
    Jan 04, 2019
    This book was a delight from start to finish. The story follows new-kid Ollie as he starts middle school, takes on the town bully, worries about his mom?s theater being closed (which would spell yet another move), and also makes friends with A GHOST!!! The interactions between Ol...
  • Catherine
    Sep 20, 2018
    I love this fun, funny book! I've read early versions and it always makes me happy. Creative, heartfelt, and full of humor. ...
  • Esther
    Aug 11, 2019
    Thanks to Netgalley for providing me with a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. I think that this book will be enjoyable for every age. It's a great fantasy story with the nice amount of mystery. I wish that I was able to read it in my Dutch classroom. The story was ...
  • Rachel
    Jan 21, 2019
    *I recieved a copy of this book from the publisher through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review* This is a great book for young readers, and I hope it will be the first in a series. Ollie is tired of having to move to new towns with his mother and sister every time his mother ...
  • Tasmin Andrews
    Jan 02, 2019
    I received a copy of this book from NetGallery as I was intrigued by the title and wanted to read a book for the younger generation as I'm training to be a teacher. I was very impressed by the writing and the creativeness of the story. I don't read many middle grade books but after enj...
  • Rebecca
    Jan 26, 2019
    I loved this! It was an easy read & would really engage middle grade boy readers in particular. Ollie has a good heart and doesn?t want to keep moving. He wants to stay with his ghost friend Teddy but he wants the school bully & his nemesis Aubrey to leave him alone! A ...
  • Dana Cristiana
    Aug 06, 2019
    I would love to thank Lisa Schmid, North Star Editions and NetGalley for this book in exchange for an honest review. Such a great middle-grade! It hooked me right from the start. The reason why I gave it 3 stars though is because at some point the characters went flat and cliche. Bu...
  • Cassie Thomas
    Jan 03, 2019
    This is the perfect middle grade fun ghost story! Ollie?s story is one that I know kids will really enjoy figuring out what happens. I had so much fun reading this story. I can see myself using it in the classroom as how to grow an imaginative story! ...
  • Sofiya Pasternack
    Jul 24, 2019
    What I Liked This is a spooky book, but it's manageably spooky for the age group. The descriptions of the places really jump off the page; you can see the crumbling Bing theater and the bubblegum pink house as plain as day. The details of the setting remind me of when I was a kid and ...
  • Kristin Crouch
    Mar 08, 2019
    Every time Ollie Oxley's mom gets a new production to direct, he and his sister are uprooted to another house and school. So, he isn't too eager to settle in and get comfortable in Granite City. Ollie knows they've been chasing paychecks ever since his dad asked for a divorce and disap...
  • Ilona
    Jun 23, 2019
    Thank you to NetGalley for providing me with an ARC of Ollie Oxley and the Ghost: The Search of Lost Gold by Lisa Schmid. I?ve voluntarily read and reviewed this copy. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Ollie Oxley and the Ghost is a story about Ollie, a twelve year old boy wh...
  • Aneta Cruz
    Mar 08, 2019
    I cannot praise this debut novel by Lisa Schmid more. What a wonderful new voice in MG literature! I fell in love with the characters from the first page. I especially appreciated the authenticity Ms. Schmid created between the two siblings, Ollie and DeDe. I enjoyed their quick comeba...