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The Ghosts Grave

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on 27 February 2014

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Transcript of The Ghosts Grave

Conflicts
Theme
About the Author
Rating and Recommending
Peg Kehret is an American author, primarily writing for children between the ages of 8 and 15. Kehret was born November 11, 1936 in La Crosse, Wisconsin.
The theme of the story is even though you think something might be boring at first you never know until you try and have fun. When Josh had to go stay with his Aunt he thought it would be really boring. When he made a friend named Willie and started taking care of a cat named Miss. Stray and her kittens he realized it wasn't so bad. Also in the end he got to play on a baseball team.
Summary
In the story The Ghost Grave, by Peg Kehret a boy named Josh had to go stay with his Aunt Ethel because of some unexpected changes. When he is at his Aunt's house he makes a friend named Willie and Willie is a ghost that died over 100 years ago. Willie wants Josh to do something for him that gets Josh in trouble and almost leads to death. The one thing that got Josh in trouble was when he was digging up a grave he found a box of money and remembered that Aunt Ethel told Josh a story about how the town was saving to build an animal shelter. But the money got stolen so they weren't able to build it. Josh takes the money back to Aunt Ethel's house. The next day Aunt Ethel had to go to the hospital because she fell and broke her ankle which meant that Josh had to stay home alone. As Josh is home alone he has to deal with some unexpected things. At the end of the book Josh realizes that his summer wasn't as bad as he thought it would be because he ended up playing baseball and having a lot of fun.
Characters
The Ghost's Grave
By: Peg Kehret

One of the problems in the story is that Josh had to stay at his Aunt Ethel's house for the summer. This meant that he wasn't able to play on the baseball team that he made. The other problem in the story was when Josh was digging a grave and found a big box of money. He remembered when Aunt Ethel told him a story about how the whole town got together to create a animal shelter. They raised the amount that was in the box. Aunt Ethel told Josh that the money was stolen. In the end he realized that the money that he found was the money that was raised for the animal shelter.
Problem
Josh
Aunt Ethel
Florence
Josh's mom
Steven
Willie
Josh
Aunt Ethel
Florence
Setting
Carbon City, Seattle
Josh
Other little settings
Aunt Ethel's house
The tree house
Grave yard
Josh can't play on a baseball team that he made
Josh had to dig up a grave and when he was digging he found money
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If I had to rate this book I would give it a 5 out of 5 because I thought it had a lot of suspense and kept me wanting to read more. If I had to recommend this book to someone I would say to people if you like suspenseful books and books that make you want to keep reading then this would be the book for you.
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