How I became a ghost : a Choctaw Trail of Tears story / Tim Tingle.
- ISBN: 9781937054533
- ISBN: 1937054535
- Physical Description: 141 pages ; 22 cm.
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma : The RoadRunner Press, 2013.
- Copyright: ©2013
Maps on endpapers.
Told in the words of Isaac, a Choctaw boy who does not survive the Trail of Tears, How I Became a Ghost is a tale of innocence and resilience in the face of tragedy. From the opening line, "Maybe you have never read a book written by a ghost before," the reader is put on notice that this is no normal book. Isaac leads a remarkable foursome of Choctaw comrades: a tough-minded teenage girl, a shape-shifting panther boy, a lovable five-year-old ghost who only wants her mom and dad to be happy, and Isaac's talking dog, Jumper.
|Target Audience Note:||
Decoding demand: 80 (high) Semantic demand: 98 (very high) Syntactic demand: 74 (high) Structure demand: 85 (very high) Lexile
|Study Program Information Note:||
Accelerated Reader AR MG 3.6 4 165811.
Accelerated Reader/Renaissance Learning MG 3.6 4.0 165811.
Accelerated Reader 3.6.
American Indian Youth Services Literature Award, Middle school award winner, 2014
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