The Boggart
The Boggart

The Boggart

Written by Susan Cooper
Book #1 in the The Boggart Series
8 - 12
Reading age
Page count
Lexile measure
Feb 27, 2018
Publication date

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What's The Boggart About

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When Emily and Jess Volnik’s family inherits a remote, crumbling Scottish castle, they also inherit the Boggart – an invisible, mischievious spirit who’s been playing tricks on residents of Castle Keep for generations. Then the Boggart is trapped in a rolltop desk and inadvertently shipped to the Volnik’s home in Toronto, where nothing will ever be the same – for the Volniks or the Boggart. In a world that doesn’t believe in magic, the Boggart’s pranks wreak havoc, particularly for Emily, who is accused of causing psychic disturbances. And even the newfound joys of peanut butter and pizza and fudge sauce eventually wear thin for the Boggart. He wants to go home – but his only hope lies in a risky and daring blend of modern technology and ancient magic.

What Kind of Book is The Boggart

Primarily about

mythical creaturesparanormal and supernatural

What Should I Know As a Parent

Families are unique and have different expectations for the books they choose to read. The following are concepts included in this book that some parents may wish to seek out or avoid.

Note that this list is not exhaustive and there may be concepts in this book that are not included or have been insufficiently or incorrectly detailed here.


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Book Details

Publication Date
February 27, 2018
Margaret K McElderry Books
Page Count
Middle Grade
Reading Age
8 - 12 years
Lexile® Level
Est. Fountas & Pinnell Level
Est. ATOS® Book Level

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