Favorite Scary Stories of American Children

Favorite Scary Stories of American Children

Richard & Judy Dockrey Young (authors)

Publisher: August House ISBN: 9780874835632

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Description

Everybody loves a scary story and nobody more than kids, but these tales collected from kids themselves - are particular favorites. These traditional scary stories are the ones that kids ask for the most. Children love to hear how Wylie outwitted the terrible Hairy Man, how Skunnee Wundee and an unexpected friend got the best of the fierce Stone Giant. Shivery stories of vengeful ghosts, spooky stories of witches and spirits, and giggly stories that turn fear into fun are part of this collection. Symbols precede each story to indicate the most appropriate age group. The stories in this multicultural collection come from the Ozark Mountains, the desert Southwest, even Japan and Hawaii, as well Native American tribal stories, Yiddish tales, and even Laotian legends.

Reading Level
Lexile
830L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
R
ATOS
5.4
DRA
50
Categories
Genre
Chapter Books Horror & Ghost
Interest Age
Ages 6-8 Ages 9-12
Grade
3rd Grade 4th Grade 5th Grade
Subject
Language Arts
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Fiction
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