Ghostwriter was the story of a group of New York City kids, brought together by the spiritual being known as "Ghostwriter". The kids work together, with Ghostwriter's help, to solve the mysteries they encounter. The series featured a cast of widely different ethnic groups, and focused on the concept of "making reading fun."
Jamal sees some strange masked creatures in the park and finds a THABTO button where the masked creatures were. Also, Jamal's sister, Danitra, goes to college and leaves him her computer. On the first day he gets a weird message asking ""Where are the children, are they OK?"". Lenni Frazier, a school mate of Jamal's, is also contacted by the strange ghost-like creature. Who is this mysterious being? Meanwhile, elementary student Gaby Fernandez gets her backpack stolen on her way to school.
The team, consisting of Jamal, Lenni, Alex, & Gaby, discover that the backpack thieves are planning a final secret ceremony. They leave a fake message in one their lockers saying that the ceremony is cancelled. Alex goes undercover as one of them but there's one problem: Alex doesn't know which code name to go by.Watch Now:Amazon
A mysterious man delivers a letter to Brinker. Whatever it says makes Brinker so mad he takes his anger out on Jamal and his friends. Jamal writes a letter to calm Brinker down and delivers it to him on the same night a fire is set.
Jamal and Lenni learn that the mysterious being is a spirit that wants to be friends. With no memory of where it came from, they nick name it Ghostwriter. Jamal goes to see Alex Fernandez, a friend of Lenni's, to help decipher a coded message he found in his locker and in the park. Now, Ghostwriter decides to write to Alex, too.Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The team, with the help of the robbed kids, set a trap for the backpack thieves at the video arcade. After the theives are caught, the four decide to become the ""Ghostwriter Team"" and vow to try and solve mysteries.Watch Now:Amazon
Alex learns about Ghostwriter. Jamal and Alex figure out that the THABTOS, are who have been stealing backpacks (including Gaby's) and learn that these are the same kids Jamal saw at the park. Gaby, Alex's sister encounters the mysterious being.Watch Now:Amazon
The team tries to look harder for the ones responsible for the smear flyers. Alex learns that the girl who is susposely trying to sabatoge his election likes him. New transfer student Rob encounters Ghostwriter.
Alex is running for school president and his friends are happy but soon it takes a serious turn when someone starts putting up flyers that have embarrassing secrets about him.
The team later learns that Mr. Brinker copies video tapes, which is against the law. They also learn that Mr. Brinker set fire to his own store, but shut off the smoke alarm, so Mr. Brinker is arrested. Also, according to Tina and Gaby, Mr. Brinker set his clock 1 hour earlier than when the fire happened.
The team learns that they have only a few days to clear Jamal before his arrest.
Jamal finds himself in hot water when the fire is blamed on him. Lenni learns that Jamal was at the arson but didn't commit the crime.
Alex decides to teach his pen pal a lesson about telling embarrassing secrets.
Lenni's music video is finished. Also, Jamal gets a letter informed that he has been accepted in the high school he wanted to get into. Sonia takes it to MTV but on the way there she is mugged and the tape is stolen. Lenni sends Ghostwriter to where the tape might be. Lenni realizes that David is the saboteur and he and Marlon are in cahoots. The team sends David a phony letter from Marlon telling him to meet at an empty parking lot. David is arrested and the tape is saved. At the party Lenni's music video is played.
Frank and Catherine learn that the brush salesman might have been a con artist. Jamal's dad is getting sick. The team learns that Frank and Catherine helped catch the thief years ago but history will change if they don't send the information soon.Watch Now:Amazon
Casey is accused of being the saboteur. Lenni continues to get gifts from Marlon. Lenni asks Marlon if he even knows David but he claims that he doesn't. Lenni suspects that he and David are lying. Hector learns that Avatar is the one leaving the anonymous notes for Jade. Gaby and Tina learn that Casey isn't the saboteur after all. A spotlight falls and nearly kills Lenni and another note is attached but this one is different from the others left by Avatar.
As the team starts rehearsing for Lenni's video, strange things start happening. The lights go out, someone puts glue where their feet are going to be put and a wireboard short circuits. The team realizes that whoever is behind the sabotage must be working on the video. Leif isn't upset with the glue. Sonia wants to use the accidents for publicity. Ghostwriter reads a letter to David from Marlon Campbell, the same guy who tried to bribe Lenni to work for him. But, David says that he doesn't know Marlon. Casey Austin, Jamal's cousin, sneaks into the studio to spy on Jamal. Jamal and Gaby read an article that years ago Leif and Jade used to be lovers. Leif was in show business with a few hits but when he dropped Jade broke up with him and he hasn't forgiven her. They hear a noise and thinks it's Leif running away scared, so they decide to surround him but instead find Casey.
Lenni, Max and Sally are all watching Lenni's video from the Star Jam episode Building Bridges. Just then, they get a call from Smash Records. Jade Morgan is inspired by the video and wants Lenni to star her in a music video. Lenni has writer's block so she writes a song about self-confidence. Jade is inspired by the song and decides to allow the team to be in the video.
The team challenges Max Mouse to a game of ghost while Ghostwriter heads through cyberspace to finally catch it. Ghostwriter gets the phone number of Max Mouse, and they learn who she is: Janice. She said she did all of the things because she wanted attention.
Jamal suspects that Janice lied about having her own computer. The team challenges Max Mouse to some online games and creates their own screen name and get the phone numbers of their suspects. Then they learn Calvin had another screename: Red Parrot, so they take him off the list. Hector gets some tutoring from Alex on how to face up to a bully. Just then Lenni and Jamal's names and phone numbers appear on the police suspect list.
Max Mouse continues to wreak havoc in Hurston. Jamal Lenni, and a lot of other kids grades get changed, false alarms go off and a child is nearly killed in a fire because the fire department is responding to a false alarm. Ms. Kelly has had enough. The kids have never seen her so upset. Then there's a new message on the computer but this one looks serious. The team's three suspects are Calvin, Erica and Janice.
Jamal is writing an essay for a high school he wants to get into. Just then, Ghostwriter appears with a warning. Suddenly he is kicked out of the computer. A weird message appears from someone or something called Max Mouse. At the auditorium, the computer teacher informs everyone that a hacker is loose. He warns the students not to use any disks. Strange things start happening: the sports page advertisments for basketball tryouts is changed, and Jasmine is arrested because she is suspected of using stolen credit cards. While Tina was trashing in the computer lab, she finds strange words on a sheet of paper with a wad of gum on it, along with Janice Hall's computer quiz, which was very hard, and she had gotten an A on that quiz. [Why would it be in the trash? --minnymouse35] Then Ghostwriter informs the team that Lenni could be in trouble with the police, and they learn that the words Tina found on the sheet are passwords to get into the school computer.
Safria is accidentally locked in the hotel's storage closet. Luckily, Ghostwriter reads the stuff and informs the team where she is. Safria is rescued by Malenga. Hector agrees to join the team and take Rob's place and Rob says farewell to the team.
Malenga finds one of the paintings and realizes that Safria is in New York. Jamal runs into his best friend Rob. Rob arrives at Lenni's house but he has some terrible news. His mom just got a new job in Australia and he just returned to get ready to go. Malenga contacts the team. Malenga and Tina arrive at the hotel. Tina prays for Safria to be all right.