Educator/Parent Discussion guide for The Ghost, The Rat, and Me (Episode One) by Robyn Gioia
This discussion guide provides questions/vocabulary for literature circles/independent reading and incorporates the discovery of literary elements under the genre of mystery.
Campbell (Bell) Olson’s best friend Temple was killed in a car accident. She thought the pain would last forever. Then something unbelievable happens. Temple returns as a ghost. When Bell signs up to run for eighth grade president, a dead rat with a mysterious note attached to the neck appears on her doorstep. She knows it’s her obnoxious opponent, the most popular guy in school, but can’t prove it. She and Temple team up to catch the person behind the mysterious trail of clues. But it’s not long before Temple realizes things aren’t as they seem and he can’t tell Bell. He knows it’s stop the culprit or something catastrophic will happen.