Spiders in the Hairdo

David; Mooney Holt (author)

Publisher: August House ISBN: 9780874835250

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Description

This collection of urban myths assembles 50 brief stories from modern oral tradition. Commonly attributed to FOAFs (friend of a friend), they are intriguing and often frightening tales passed along in casual conversation. These tales are the substance of modern folklore, an evolving treasury of narratives. From the famous Vanishing Hitchhiker to incredulous tales of alligators in the New York City sewer system these stories still live in our collective imagination.

Reading Level
Lexile
720L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
Z
ATOS
4.6
DRA
40
Categories
Genre
Humor Legends & Myths
Interest Age
Ages 13+
Grade
6th Grade 7th Grade 8th Grade 9th Grade 10th Grade
Subject
Language Arts Social Studies
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Fiction
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