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Monster and Creepy-Crawly Jokes, Riddles, and Games

Rachel Eagen (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427117465

Vampire jokes, insect humor…we often make fun of the things that creep us out. This cringe-worthy book examines how our funny bones are sometimes tweaked by fright. Using jokes, puns, riddles, and rhymes, readers will learn how to harness their own fears and slay them with jokes.

The Night of the Were-Boy

Enid Richemont, Gustavo Mazali (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427116611

There is a full moon and Frankie the cat is feeling rather strange. Then something quite incredible suddenly starts to happen!

Horror in North Carolina

Simon Rose (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781642805734

North Carolina is known for its natural beauty. The state is also famous for its supernatural activity. Be wary of empty roads, old buildings, and strange lights. You never know who—or what—you’ll encounter. Get ready to read four terrifying tales about North Carolina’s spookiest spots! This 24-page book features controlled, narrative nonfiction text with age-appropriate vocabulary and simple sentence construction. The colorful design and spooky art will engage and terrify emergent readers.

Horror in New York

E. Merwin (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781642805680

New York is famous for the Big Apple, but beyond the city limits are horrors you’ve never dreamed of. Shadowy figures appear in decaying asylums. Restless spirits roam old cemeteries. If you sense something behind you, it might be a creature from another realm. Get ready to read four terrifying tales about New York’s spookiest spots! This 24-page book features controlled, narrative nonfiction text with age-appropriate vocabulary and simple sentence construction. The colorful design and spooky art will engage and terrify emergent readers.

Horror in Michigan

E. Merwin (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781642805741

Michigan is home to quaint towns and beautiful lakes. It also has a long history of hauntings. Travel the back roads in search of ghosts and you won’t be disappointed— but will you make it out alive? Get ready to read four terrifying tales about Michigan’s spookiest spots! This 24-page book features controlled, narrative nonfiction text with age-appropriate vocabulary and simple sentence construction. The colorful design and spooky art will engage and terrify emergent readers.

Horror in Illinois

Alex Giannini (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781642805697

Illinois is known for its icy winters. However, there are things far more chilling than the cold. Moans echo in the woods. Restless spirits haunt the living. Uncovering these nightmares will chill youto the bone! Get ready to read four terrifying tales about Illinois’s spookiest spots! This 24-page book features controlled, narrative nonfiction text with age-appropriate vocabulary and simple sentence construction. The colorful design and spooky art will engage and terrify emergent readers.

Horror in Georgia

Ivy Marr (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781642805727

Georgia is a sleepy southern state with lots of charm. But what else lingers on the old plantations and among whispering oak trees? Take care as you wander around the state—you never know what spirits you might disturb! Get ready to read four terrifying tales about Georgia’s spookiest spots! This 24-page book features controlled, narrative nonfiction text with age-appropriate vocabulary and simple sentence construction. The colorful design and spooky art will engage and terrify emergent readers.

Horror in Florida

Joyce Markovics (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781642805659

There’s a dark side to the Sunshine State. Beyond the sunny skies is a deeply spooky world. Strange creatures lurk in swamps. Ghosts slink in the shadows. Be careful where you go—especially on a moonlit night. Get ready to read four terrifying tales about Florida’s spookiest spots! This 24-page book features controlled, narrative nonfiction text with age-appropriate vocabulary and simple sentence construction. The colorful design and spooky art will engage and terrify emergent readers.

Horror in California

Ivy Marr (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781642805666

California boasts year-round sunshine and mild weather. But it also contains haunted hotels, ghostly caverns, and abandoned towns. Are you brave enough to explore these spooky sites after dark? Get ready to read four terrifying tales about California’s spookiest spots! This 24-page book features controlled, narrative nonfiction text with age-appropriate vocabulary and simple sentence construction. The colorful design and spooky art will engage and terrify emergent readers.

Horror in Wisconsin

Alex Giannini (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781642805703

This Midwestern state is known for its dairy farms and thousands of beautiful lakes. It’s also rumored to have a supernatural past. Legends of ghosts and dark magic haunt several towns. Are these stories just folklore or could these tales contain terrifying truths? Get ready to read four terrifying tales about Wisconsin’s spookiest spots! This 24-page book features controlled, narrative nonfiction text with age-appropriate vocabulary and simple sentence construction. The colorful design and spooky art will engage and terrify emergent readers.

Horror in Texas

Sheryl Kayne (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781642805673

Everything’s bigger in Texas—even the ghost stories. Strange figures roam the dark city streets. Glowing orbs follow cars along desert roads. As the sun sets in the Lone Star State, be careful where you tread—you might not like what’s lurking in the shadows. Get ready to read four terrifying tales about Texas’ spookiest spots! This 24-page book features controlled, narrative nonfiction text with age-appropriate vocabulary and simple sentence construction. The colorful design and spooky art will engage and terrify emergent readers.

Horror in Ohio

Alex Giannini (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781642805710

Ohio is home to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. However, it’s also a hotspot for spirits! Strange figures appear in old houses. Ghostly pets follow visitors in the dark. Mind the sound of footsteps behind you. It might be the dead, back from the grave! Get ready to read four terrifying tales about Ohio’s spookiest spots! This 24-page book features controlled, narrative nonfiction text with age-appropriate vocabulary and simple sentence construction. The colorful design and spooky art will engage and terrify emergent readers.

The Bell Witch Haunting

Blake Hoena (author) D. Brady (illustrator)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781618916648

On a small farm in rural Tennessee, a mysterious spirit was tormenting a family. Quilts were pulled off beds, strange noises stomped through the house, and shoes were thrown across rooms. In this graphic narrative, real quotes from an account written by a family member help tell the story of this strange haunting, while other theories are presented to dispute the supernatural nature of the story. Do you believe in the Bell Witch?

The Sighting

Joyann Dwire (author) Les Gray (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682385203

A neighbor is convinced he's seen Bigfoot. Now Eddie Cathy and Marie want to find out for themselves.

Ghost Detectors Book 7: Pop!

Dotti Enderle (author), Howard Mc William (illustrator) (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781616417598

Malcolm and Dandy have added a new gadget to their ghost hunting gear--XSpecs! These miraculous glasses are supposed to have Xray vision, but all they seem to do is hypnotize whoever looks at them. This comes in handy when the boys battle some vicious bubblegum that's snuck into their Halloween treats. But who's controlling the creeping confection? It'll take all of the ghost detecting tools to pop this case.

Tales of Fright

Peg Hall (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622990252

Offers young readers a look at scary stories, including "The Fall of the House of Usher," "The Canterville Ghost," and "The Monkey's Paw."

Tales of Washington Irving

Peg Hall (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622990450

Four stories and a play, including The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, The Legend of the Enchanted Soldier, and Rip Van Winkle.

Haunted Battlefields

Janice Dyer (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427120526

This high-interest title explores the history and lore behind battlefields around the world that are reported to be haunted. Readers will evaluate the eyewitness accounts and historical records of ghostly soldiers and other figures that haunt the sites of war and destruction. A narrative style weaves the spooky stories and clear text lays out the debunked or unexplained occurrences.

Indian Ghost Mystery

Bonnie Highsmith Taylor (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781613849590

Alice and her brother Louie meet Johnny Boyd when they spend summer vacation with their grandparents on the farm. Louie thinks he saw a ghost and the three children are out to solve the mystery.

Ghost Ships

Adrienne Montgomerie (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427193261

How does something enormous suddenly disappear? Readers will be amazed by how frequently large ships are lost without a trace. But sometimes it is just the crew that has disappeared. Get the facts on the Bermuda Triangle, the Mary Celeste, the Flying Dutchman, the Rosalie, USS Cyclops, and the lost ships of California’s Colorado desert.

Haunted at Sea

Jaime Winters (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427120571

This high-interest title explores the history and lore behind ships and sites at sea around the world that are reported to be haunted. From disastrous voyages and missing ships to ghostly sailors and other creatures, narrative text weaves paranormal tales for readers. Historical records and eyewitness accounts are the evidence for the debunked or unexplained stories.

Haunted Castles and Forts

Vic Kovacs (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427120533

This high-interest title explores the history and lore behind castles and forts around the world that are reported to be haunted. Using a narrative style, the book tells the debunked and unexplained stories of paranormal occurrences in the castles of royals and the forts of armies. Readers will examine the historical records and eyewitness accounts of ghostly events, and evaluate the evidence.

Haunted Churches and Graveyards

Vic Kovacs (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427120540

This high-interest title explores the history and lore behind churches and graveyards around the world that are reported to be haunted. From ghosts that rise above their final resting places to spooky paranormal occurrences inside holy places, readers will learn about the debunked and unexplained stories. Eyewitness accounts and historical records support the narrative style and allow readers to evaluate evidence for themselves.

Haunted Towns and Villages

Vic Kovacs (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427120557

This high-interest title explores the history and lore behind towns and villages around the world that are reported to be haunted. Narrative stories of haunted houses, disaster sites, and spooky streets are told in this engaging book. Readers will examine eyewitness accounts and historical records of the debunked and unexplained tales, and decide for themselves if the evidence proves that villagers and townspeople did live among ghosts.

Haunted Woods and Caves

Janice Dyer (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427120564

This high-interest title explores the history and lore behind woods and caves around the world that are reported to be haunted. Readers will examine eyewitness accounts and historical records of ghostly beings, paranormal creatures, and other occurrences in the natural world. A narrative style weaves the terrifying tales, and clear text lays out the debunked and unexplained occurrences.