Trick-or-Treat on Milton Street

  • Interest Level: Kindergarten - Grade 4
  • Reading Level: Grade 2

Halloween is going to be a disaster! Charley has to go trick-or-treating with his goofy new stepfather on boring old Milton Street, where he doesn’t know anyone. Charley soon discovers that friends can be found in the strangest places when his new neighbors—and even his new stepfather—turn out to be a lot more fun and interesting than he ever thought they could be!

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Interest Level Kindergarten - Grade 4
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre Picture Books
Category Holidays
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Carolrhoda Books ®
Language English
Publication Date 2001-08-01
BISACS JUV013080, JUV017030
Dewey [E]
Graphics Full-color illustrations
ATOS Reading Level 3.7
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 54258
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Awards and Reviewed


  • CBC Children's Choices, Winner, 2004
  • Children's Resources Silver Award, Runner-up, 2004
  • National Parenting Publications Award, Winner, 2004
  • Storytelling World Award Honor, Commended, 2004


Kirkus Reviews

“The colorful illustrations, especially the rather large man in the tutu, will make children laugh. . .”
Kirkus Reviews

School Library Journal

“. . .a warm and fuzzy holiday tale.”
School Library Journal

Publishers Weekly

“Bullard gets Charley’s grouchiness and the penultimate party scene just right. . .”
Publishers Weekly

Author: Lisa Bullard

Lisa Bullard is the award-winning author of more than 60 books for children, including You Can Write a Story: A Story-Writing Recipe for Kids. She teaches writing classes at the Loft Literary Center and regularly visits schools to talk with students about story-writing.

Illustrator: Joni Oeltjenbruns