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Midnight Horse, The

by Sid Fleischman  |  Grades: 4-8  |  Lexile 630  |  Reading Level 5.9

On a coach bound for Cricklewood, the orphan boy Touch caught his first glimpse of the haunt named The Great Chaffalo. According to rumor, he was once a famous magician who could turn a pile of straw into a horse. Now, Touch needs the ghost's help in order to escape his wicked great-uncle. So, with an armload of straw and a determined spirit, Touch makes his plea to The Great Chaffalo -- and, magically, a horse appears!But can magic save Touch when his great-uncle's schemes grow even more villainous?

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