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The Grounding of Theresa

Story Stats

Rating: 4
Grade Level: 4, 5
Page count: 10

Author

Mary Downing
Hahn

Appeared in

Bruce Coville's Book of Ghosts

Story Summary

Jeremy wants to make the basketball team but is hindered by his height, that is until he gets some help from a kid who just doesn't miss but can only practice after midnight. After one practice Jeremy tries to follow his friend home, over the fence and into ... the cemetery where his friend's spectral parents are waiting.