Ghost town: seven ghostly stories

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Publisher:
Delacorte Press,
Pub. Date:
2000.
Language:
English
Accelerated Reader:
IL: MG - BL: 4.7 - AR Pts: 4
Lexile measure:
690L
Description
Stagecoach robberies. Shoot-outs. Striking it rich. Throughout the Wild West small towns were formed, thriving with men and women from the East and gold from the mines. Notorious outlaws, desperadoes, and gunslingers rustled up trouble in town after town. When the gold disappeared, the outlaws, as well as the local folks, abandoned their towns. Or did they? There are still sounds, not just the paint peeling from the deserted storefronts, or the tumbleweeds whispering as they somersault down the empty streets. There are voices, whispering stories--are they real or imagined? Stories like the one about the Lost Mine in Maiden, Texas, or the Bad Man from Bodie, California, who's still searching for his lost finger. . . . From the Hardcover edition.
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ISBN:
9780385326810
Accelerated Reader:
MG
Level 4.7, 4 Points
Lexile measure:
690L
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Grouping Title ghost town seven ghostly
Grouping Author nixon joan lowery
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-06-17 04:46:57AM
Last Indexed 2018-08-18 05:11:01AM

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subject_facet Children's stories, American, Ghost towns -- Juvenile fiction, Ghosts -- Fiction, Short stories -- Fiction
title_display Ghost town : seven ghostly stories
title_full Ghost town : seven ghostly stories / Joan Lowery Nixon
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title_sub seven ghostly stories
topic_facet Children's stories, American, Ghost towns, Ghosts, Short stories