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Looking for a Ghost

Story Stats

Rating: 5
Grade Level: 3, 4, 5
Page count: 10
Categories: Ghosts, Halloween

Author

Margaret
Mahy

Appeared in

A Tall Story and Other Tales

Story Summary

Sammy Scarlet decides to explore the haunted house at the edge of the city but when he gets there a young girl in strangely old fashioned clothes is waiting for him. After they both explore the house Sammy decides there are no ghosts but would have had a different opinion if he had turned and seen his companion fade away.