The change was for life.
Laura had noticed the looks Sorenson Carlisle gave her at school. They were looks that meant more than just friends. And even though he hardly spoke to her, she knew there was something very special about him. She knew he was a witch.
So when Laura's brother Jacko falls deathly ill, Laura must go to Sorry – for she can see Jacko is possessed. And Sorry tells her there is only one way to save him: to give up her mortality, and "changeover" to what he is himself.
"Go while you still can," Sorry warns her. Laura will not listen. He offers her life, death, or the supernatral – but the choice she makes must be her own.
Margaret Mahy (born 1936-2012) is a well-known New Zealand author of children's and young adult books. While the plots of many of her books have strong supernatural elements, her writing concentrates on the themes of human relationships and growing up.
Margaret Mahy has won several awards, including the Esther Glen Medal of the New Zealand Library Association in 1983 for The Haunting and the Carnegie Medal for The Haunting in 1982, The Changeover: A Supernatural Romance in 1986 and The Memory in 1987.
Margaret Mahy. Wikipedia.