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How I Became Ghost - Online Book Club

Welcome to our online book club for grades 5-8! We are excited for you to join us in reading How I Became a Ghost by Tim Tingle.

Along with a free copy of the book, you will receive a review page so you can tell us what you thought of the book! You will also receive a questions page to consider, activity pages, and an information page with cool links related to the book!

Kits are ready for pickup today, Tuesday, January 2! Please remember that we have a limited number of kits available, so it's first come, first served. If you have any special requests or need accommodations, please let Leanna or Michelle know!

All we ask is that you read the book: do as much or as little of the rest of it as you want. No matter how much you do, the book is yours!

"How I Became a Ghost" by Tim Tingle

"A Choctaw boy tells the story of his tribe's removal from the only land his people had ever known, and how their journey to Oklahoma led him to become a ghost – one with the ability to help those he left behind.

*Here are the following pages that you will receive with your kit!*

More about the author, the Choctaw, and the Trail of Tears:

Tim Tingle’s site:

The Choctaw Nation’s site:

The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians’s site:

Britannica Kids’ page on the Trail of Tears:’s page on historical ghost stories:

Included as well: a word search, a crossword puzzle, and a panther coloring page!

Like How I Became a Ghost? There’s a sequel, When A Ghost Talks, Listen. Check it out!

We hope you enjoy these activities and would love to hear what you thought of the book! We also hope you enjoyed the extra links. Remember, you can comment here on this website, email us at, or come in and turn in a physical copy!

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