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

Schwartz, Alvin, 1927-1992 (author.). Helquist, Brett, (illustrator.).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Mooresville PL - Mooresville J FIC SCH (Text) 37323005317105 CHILD_FIC Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780606149648
  • Physical Description: 113 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: Reillustrated edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2010.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 105-111).
Formatted Contents Note:
Big toe -- Walk -- "What do you come for?" -- Me tie dough-ty walker! -- A man who lived in Leeds -- Old woman all skin and bone -- Thing -- Cold as clay -- White wolf -- Haunted house -- Guests -- Hearse song -- Girl who stood on a grave -- A new horse -- Alligators -- Room for one more -- Wendigo -- Dead man's brains -- "May I carry your basket?" --The hook -- White satin evening gown -- High beams -- Babysitter -- Viper -- Attic -- Slithery-dee -- Aaron Kelly's bones -- Wait till Martin comes -- 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:
640L Lexile
Decoding demand: 79 (high) Semantic demand: 95 (very high) Syntactic demand: 86 (very high) Structure demand: 82 (very high) Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 4.1 1.0 18788.
Subject: Ghost stories, American > Juvenile literature.
Folklore > United States > Juvenile literature.
Tales > United States > Juvenile literature.
Ghost stories, American.
Folklore > United States.
Helquist, Brett.
Genre: Children's horror fiction.
Children's ghost stories.
Children's > nonfiction.
Children's fiction.
Ghost stories.
Folk tales.
Ghost stories, juvenile.

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