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The Ghost of the Lagoon

Story Stats

Rating: 4
Grade Level: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
Page count: 9
Categories: Adventure



Appeared in

The Newbery Award Reader

Story Summary

Young Mako grows up in the South Seas hearing tales of Tupa, the ghost of the lagoon, and is brought to manhood when he encounters Tupa the great white shark in real life.