The hit PBS show Ghostwriter features a group of New York City kids brought together to solve mysteries with the spiritual being known as "Ghostwriter," who communicates by manipulating found text and letters. With Ghostwriter's help, the kids solve mysteries. The educational series featured a cast of widely different ethnic groups, and focused on the concept of "making reading fun," by inviting viewers to use literacy and problem-solving skills. Using rock and hip-hop as a backdrop, the show presented characters, friendships, families, and everyday challenges that young viewers can relate to. Stars: Samuel L. Jackson, Sheldon Turnipseed, Blaze Berdahl, David Lopez, Mayteana Morales, Tram-Anh Tran, Todd Alexander, William Hernandez, Lateaka Vinson.