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    Something Upstairs

    by Avi Avi

    When Kenny moves to Providence, Rhode Island, he is visited by a ghost and finds himself embroiled in the century-old murder of a teenage slave. "A ghost story of redeeming social value."—SLJ

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    Something Upstairs

    by Avi

    When 12-year-old Kenny Huldorf moves to Providence, Rhode Island, he soon discovers that his attic bedroom is haunted by the ghost of a teenage slave named Caleb. Before long, Caleb summons Kenny back in time, where Kenny finds himself entangled in Caleb's murder and deeply troubled by the century-old injustice. Ultimately, it is up to Kenny to solve Caleb's murder or remain forever trapped in history. Part ghost story, part social commentary, this thought-provoking, hair-raising page turner from master tale spinner, Avi, is a perfect chilling summer read!

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Something Upstairs

Author: Avi

Interest Level:
4-7

Lexile Framework:
580L

Grade Level Equivalent:
5.1

Guided Reading Level:
T

Age:
9-12

Genre:
Horror and Supernatural, Mystery and Suspense

Subject:
African American History, Slavery, Underground Railroad, Abolition, Changes and New Experiences, Confronting and Resolving Fears

About This Book

After Kenny Huldorf's family moves into a 1789 row house, Kenny meets the ghost of Caleb, a 16-year-old slave. According to records from the period, Caleb killed himself in the little attic room in Kenny's house. But Caleb says otherwise and involves Kenny in a centuries old mystery that could leave him trapped in the past forever.


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