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Without a Shirt

Story Stats

Rating: 4
Grade Level: 4, 5
Page count: 17
Categories: Ghosts, Humor

Author

Paul
Jennings

Appeared in

Uncollected: Every Story from Unreal, Unbelievable and Quirky Tails.

Story Summary

For as long as Brian could remember, he ended every sentence with the words "without a shirt" which made speaking in front of his class embarrasing. Oddly, the cure for his malady came when his dog, Shovel, dug up the toe bone of his great, great, grandfather Ben Byron.