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The Earth Bone and the King of the Ghosts

Story Stats

Rating: 4
Grade Level: 5
Page count: 11

Author

Patricia
McKissack

Appeared in

Porch Lies: Tales of Slicksters, Tricksters, and Other Wily Characters

Story Summary

When Montgomery Red hears tell of a haunted house, he puts down his money and moves right in. A three day stalemate between Montgomery Red and the ghosts ends when Red threatens them with his earthbone.