On the Day I Died: Stories from the Grave by Candice Fleming
On the Day I Died: Stories from the Grave is a collection of 10 ghost stories, all set in the Chicago area, but at different times in history. The story begins when sixteen-year-old Mike unknowingly picks up a phantom hitchhiker. Through a series of events, Mike ends up in White Cemetery, a real graveyard outside of Chicago. While there, teen ghosts retell stories of their lives and deaths over a time period of 1870 to the present.
This book will appeal to readers who love ghost stories. On the Day I Died has been nominated for the 2014-2015 young adult Golden Sower Award.