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||edHelper's suggested reading level:
||grades 5 to 6
||Flesch-Kincaid grade level:
||apple-bobbing, billowy, poofy, Weintraut, white-checkered, scarecrow, impossibility, original, black-haired, frightful, leotard, lineup, operas, brew, knowing, pose
||Taylor Redding, Robin Hood, Matt Brockett, Count Dracula, Natasha Carr
By Brenda B. Covert
1 I walked through the doorway and entered a glittering place filled with princesses, fairies, vampires, and swamp monsters. Witches and wizards mingled with superheroes and mermaids. The ceiling was dripping with pumpkins, spiders, bats, and moons.
2 "Whoa! Great costume!" a sweet voice said. I turned to see who had spoken. It was Amelia from my art class, dressed in a blue-and-white-checkered jumper and a white blouse. Her hair was braided into two pigtails, and she was carrying a basket with a little stuffed dog in it.
3 "Why, hello, my pretty," I said with my best evil cackle. She giggled and hurried away.
4 An interesting character was sampling the buffet. I carefully made my way to the table.
5 "Nice cape," I said. The boy, his face partially hidden by a white mask, looked up.
6 "Back at you!" he said with a smear of bean dip on his chin.
7 I handed him a napkin. "Seen any good operas lately?" I asked. The kid choked on his chips! I chuckled and left him there.
8 A loud and eerie voice commanded all the prettiest, scariest, and most original characters to appear in a lineup.
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