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The Death of Red Peril

Story Stats

Rating: 4
Grade Level: 4, 5
Page count: 15

Author

Walter
Edmonds

Appeared in

Dancing Tom and Other Selections from Newbery Authors

Story Summary

The world of caterpillar racing is turned upside down when Pa finds Red Peril. Red Peril beats every caterpillar in the county until he meets the undisputed champion, The Horned Demon, and gives his last full measure to beat the champ.