Bloor, Edward. Story time.

Author:Rohrlick, Paula
Position:Brief Article - Young Adult Review - Book Review

BLOOR, Edward. Story time. Harcourt. 431p. c2004. 0-15-205222-4. $7.95. J

To quote the review of the hardcover in KLIATT, March 2004: When George and Kate are admitted to the elite Whittaker Magnet School as part of the county's "Leave No High-Scoring Child Behind Program," they have high expectations, as the school has the highest test scores in the country. Their hopes are quickly dashed, though, when they realize that the students do nothing but practice test-taking in windowless rooms and that the administrators and their offspring are pompous, vain and uncaring. Worse still, there seems to be an evil spirit loose in the building, with mayhem and murder in mind. It's up to George and Kate to trap the spirit and enact some serious...

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