Oren Bell

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By Barbara Burgess
Publisher Delacorte Books for Young Readers
Oren Bell
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Oren Bell is an underachiever, while his twin, Latonya, is a powerhouse, and their little sister is a genius. Their house has its own ghost. And their Detroit neighborhood is dangerous and getting worse.Still, seventh grade is cool: Orens playing trumpet in a band, and his history project reveals clues to a treasure left by the Bells ghost. This is Orens year to shine. If only he could keep his best friend and his granddaddy from doing business in the evil house next door. And if only Jack Daniels, the veterinarian, hadnt fallen in love with Mama. Because Orens the man of his house.From the Trade Paperback edition.

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182 pages182 pages
Lexile 810LLexile 810L
Published 1991Published 1991

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