The Resource Something upstairs, Avi

Something upstairs, Avi

Label
Something upstairs
Title
Something upstairs
Statement of responsibility
Avi
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"When 12-year-old Kenny Huldorf moves to Providence, Rhode Island, he quickly discovers that his attic bedroom is haunted! Night after night Kenny watches as glowing smoke rises from the floor to sculpt the form of a troubled spirit. The ghost--a teenage slave named Caleb--summons Kenny back in time to correct a century-old injustice. Kenny soon finds that his fate is entangled with Caleb's murder. Will he be able to right the wrong? Or will he remain forever trapped in history?"--P.[4] of cover
Title
Something upstairs
Creator
Summary
When he moves from Los Angeles to Providence, Rhode Island, Kenny discovers that his new house is haunted by the spirit of a Black slave boy who asks Kenny to return with him to the early nineteenth century and prevent his murder by slave traders
Subject
Genre
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • California Young Reader Medal, Middle School, 1993.
  • Sunshine State Young Reader's Award (Florida), 1992.
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085564
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • RL4
  • 009-012
LC call number
PZ7.A953
LC item number
Sm 2010
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580
Literary form
fiction
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Target audience
juvenile
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a tale of ghosts
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by Avi
Something upstairs, Avi
Label
Something upstairs, Avi
Publication
Note
"This book was originally published in hardcover by Orchard Books in 1988"--T.p. verso
Control code
5513956
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
140 p.
Isbn
9780545214919
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
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System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn475434296
  • (OCoLC)475434296

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