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The House on Maple Street

Story Stats

Rating: 4
Grade Level: 4, 5
Page count: 29
Categories: Fantasy, Halloween, Horror, Scary

Author

Stephen
King

Appeared in

The Chronicles of Harris Burdick

Story Summary

Melissa was only five and the youngest of the Bradbury children but when she discovered metal behind the walls of their house she knew something was strange. Strange it was, since the area covered by metal grew each day. Brian, the oldest, thought he knew what was happening and the kids realized it was the perfect way to rid themselves of their hateful step father. Oh my!