Ghost Attack (Monster Itch Series #1)

Ghost Attack (Monster Itch Series #1)

by David Lubar

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Overview

This was one monster of an itch...

When Alex and his cousin Sarah are visiting their grandparents, Alex gets terrible red, itchy hives. Yikes! He's allergic to a ghost! Even worse, the ghost won't leave him alone — he wants Alex and Sarah's help. Can they solve the ghost's mystery and get rid of Alex's awful rash before it ruins everything?


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780545873482
Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.
Publication date: 06/27/2017
Series: Monster Itch Series , #1
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 369,972
Product dimensions: 5.10(w) x 7.30(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 7 - 10 Years

About the Author

David Lubar created a sensation with his debut novel, HIDDEN TALENTS, an ALA Best Book for Young Adults. He is the author of over thirty-five books, for readers ranging from first grade through high school and beyond. These include PUNISHED! (A Junior Library Guild Selection), the Weenies short story collections, the popular middle-grade series Nathan Abercrombie: Accidental Zombie, and the Looniverse early chapter-book series. David lives in Pennsylvania with his wife and various felines.

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"It could be something else you're allergic to that moves around, like a bird or mouse," Sarah said. "It would be good to find out for sure.""But if it is a ghost, I don't want to find it," I said. "Especially if I'm allergic to it.""Would you rather have it find us?" Sarah asked."I'm not all that thrilled with either of those choices," I said.She put a hand on my back and pushed me toward the creek. "Come on. It will be fun. Like a video game. Hold your arms up where I can see them. Wow, that really is an ugly rash."We crossed the stream at a shallow spot, stepping on rocks so our sneakers wouldn't get too wet. The rash grew larger and itchier. Sarah's idea was working. Then after we'd walked a little farther, the rash started to fade. That was good, because I had a hard time keeping myself from scratching it."We're moving away from the ghost. Try going left," Sarah said.I did. The rash faded more."It has to be to the right," she said.I turned and realized I was facing an old barn. Sure enough, as I walked closer, the rash grew larger and darker. And itchier. Please be a bird, I thought. Please be a bird, please be a bird, please be a bird...

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