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Scary stories to tell in the dark : collected from folklore / retold by Alvin Schwartz ; illustrated by Brett Helquist.

Schwartz, Alvin, 1927- author. (Author). Helquist, Brett, illustrator. (Added Author).
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  • 27 of 30 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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APLS-Decatur J 398.2 SCH (Text) 34207002038173 JN Available -
Aubbee Library J 398.25 SCH (Text) 33187003170004 Juvenile Nonfiction - A Available -
Clinton Public Library - Clinton YA SCH (SCARY #1) (Text) 36806002792073 YOUNG ADULT 2ND FLOOR Available -
Fulton Library J 398.25 SCH (Text) 33187003170020 Juvenile Nonfiction - F Available -
Greenwood Public Library - Greenwood J SCH (Text) 36626103125456 JUV Fiction Books Available -
Greenwood Public Library - Greenwood J SCH (Text) 36626103125464 JUV Fiction Books Checked out 11/05/2016
Hartford City Public Library - Hartford City JF SCH (Text) 76051000155859 Juvenile Fiction Available -
Hartford City Public Library - Hartford City JF SCH (Text) 76051000155860 Juvenile Fiction Available -
Jay County Public Library - Bookmobile J398.25 S399 (Text) 76383000445449 Junior Non-Fiction Available -
Jay County Public Library - Portland J398.25 S399 (Text) 76383000445450 Kids New Shelf, J NF Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780060835194
  • ISBN: 0060835192
  • ISBN: 9780060835200
  • ISBN: 0060835206
  • Physical Description: 113 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: Reillustrated edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Harper, [2010]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 105-111).
Formatted Contents Note: 1. "Aaaaaaaaaaah!": The big toe -- The walk -- "What do you come for?" -- Me tie dough-ty walker! -- A man who lived in leeds -- Old woman all skin and bone -- 2. He heard footsteps coming up the cellar stairs...: The thing -- Cold as clay -- The white wolf -- The haunted house -- The guests -- 3. They eat your eyes, they eat your nose: The hearse song -- The girl who stood on a grave -- A new horse -- Alligators -- Room for one more -- The wendigo -- The dead man's brains -- "May i carry your basket?" -- 4. Other dangers: The hook -- The white satin evening gown -- High beams -- The babysitter -- 5. "Aaaaaaaaaaah!": The viper -- The attic -- The slithery-dee -- Aaron kelly's bones -- Wait till martin comes -- The ghost with the bloody fingers
Summary, etc.: Tapped from the oral traditions of American folklore, these ghost stories and tales of weird happenings, witches, and graveyards have startling, funny, or surprising endings.
Target Audience Note: Ages 9 and up.
Subject: Ghost stories, American > Juvenile literature.
Folklore > United States > Juvenile literature.
Tales > United States > Juvenile literature.

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