After visiting the castle in Scotland which her family has inherited and returning home to Canada, twelve-year-old Emily finds that she has accidentally brought back with her a boggart, an invisible and mischievous spirit with a fondness for practical jokes.
Non-fiction: Born and Bred in the Great Depression is about the things that children who grew up in the Great Depression went through. The characters are not based of a real person, but all of the information about the Great Depression is true.
Cats' A. B. C. by Beverley Nichols http://www.amazon.com/dp/088192993X/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_.bNDub0A7Y93R
The Children of Green Knowe, by Lucy Boston. A young boy, adrift from his father and stepmother, comes to live with his great-grandmother at Green Knowe, a place where the past and present mix at will. First of six in a series.