Classic (fiction), 2,863 words, Level Z2 (Grade 5+), Multi-Part Classics, Lexile 860L
Scrooge and the Ghost of Christmas Present continue on their journey and witness many scenes of celebration and joy. They visit the home of Scrooge's nephew, where they witness a holiday party filled with fun and games, but Scrooge discovers that his misery has made him the butt of their jokes. Later, the ghost reveals a sickly boy and girl hidden under his robe and explains that they represent Ignorance and Want. Then, he vanishes and is replaced by an ominous hooded phantom.
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