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Chilling Cemeteries

Joyce Markovics (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781684021000

It’s nighttime in a cemetery. There’s a crow in the moonlit sky. Suddenly, something strange appears near a headstone. Then it moves! What creature is lurking in this forgotten place of the dead? Get ready to read four spine-tingling stories about haunted cemeteries! This 24-page book features controlled, narrative nonfiction text with age-appropriate vocabulary and simple sentence construction. The colorful design and spooky art in the book will engage and terrify emergent readers.

Subterráneos oscuros/The Dark Underground

E. Merwin (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781684026241

The elevator sinks down until you’re deep underground. When the doors open, you stare into the silent darkness. Then a phantom girl holding a candle appears out of nowhere. She whispers your name. Will you follow her into the dark underground? Get ready to read four terrifying tales about deep, dark underground places. 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.

Teatros espectrales/Ghostly Theaters

Kathryn Camisa (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781684026180

You find yourself alone in an empty theater. The curtain has fallen, and it’s eerily quiet. Suddenly, you hear footsteps. You follow the sound toward the stage. Then, the heavy red curtain swings open. Yet the stage is empty. What unearthly being is performing tonight? Get ready to read four spine-tingling stories about ghostly theaters. 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.

Tumbas de momias/Mummy Tombs

E. Merwin (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781684026234

A brown object sticks out of the sand in the Egyptian desert. Take a closer look and you can see the shriveled skin and brittle fingernails of a corpse’s hand! Beneath your feet is a hidden graveyard filled with thousands of dead bodies. Get ready to read four spine-tingling stories about mummy tombs. 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.

Ciudades deshabitadas/Deserted Cities

E. Merwin (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781684026203

You walk through an abandoned city. The crumbling buildings are being taken over by weeds. As you turn a corner, you feel as if someone’s staring at you. You look around, but no one’s there! Are there spirits lurking here? Get ready to read four frightening tales about deserted cities. 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.

Cuevas fantasmales/Ghost Caves

Jessica Rudolph (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781684026210

You find a hole at the base of a cliff and enter the mouth of a cave. Your flashlight illuminates several cramped passages. Suddenly, you see something far off in the light beam. Is it a human skull? Get ready to read four horrifying tales about dark ghostly caves. 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.

Escuelas escalofriantes/Creepy Schools

Kathryn Camisa (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781684026197

The bell has rung. Everyone has left the school building except you. Creeeak! Suddenly, all the locker doors in an empty hallway swing wide open! As your heart pounds, you squeeze your eyes shut. When you slowly open them, you notice that all the lockers are now closed! Had it all been your imagination? Get ready to read four spine-tingling tales about creepy schools. 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.

Morgues mortíferas/Deadly Morgues

Joyce Markovics (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781684026227

You enter a cold room covered with white tiles. The lights flicker. You notice a metal stretcher in the corner. On it is a body draped in a white sheet. A thin stream of blood trickles from the stretcher onto the floor. Then, suddenly, the lights go out! Get ready to read four spine-tingling stories about deadly morgues. 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.

Sitios de aterrizaje de extraterrestres/Alien Landing Sites

Jessica Rudolph (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781684026258

Boom! You race to investigate the terrible noise you just heard in the woods. What you find amazes you—a gigantic glowing green disc that’s crash-landed near your home! Suddenly, a door on the object slowly opens. . . . Is there an alien inside? Get ready to read four spooky stories about alien landing sites. 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.

Book 7: Murder of Crows

Dax Varley (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532130083

Max is so close to finding his missing mom. Following a demon, he and Poe arrive back at the abandoned gas station. There, he finds more than he bargained for. And, how can Poe leave him at a time like this? Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards. Spellbound is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.

Are Ghosts Real?

Patrick Perish (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607534327

Presents famous ghost stories and briefly examines the claims, ultimately stating there is no hard proof of ghosts.

Are Haunted Houses Real?

Patrick Perish (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607534334

Presents famous haunted houses such as the Borley Rectory, the White House, and the Amityville horror, and briefly examines the claims, some of which have no scientific explanation and some of which were hoaxes.

Justine McKeen, Thermostat Chat

Sigmund Brouwer (author), Dave Whamond (illustrator)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459812024

Justine McKeen is on another mission, this time to rid homes and schools of energy vampires. Justine and her friends, with the help of Principal Proctor, are working to reduce the energy consumption of electronics that suck power from the school when they aren't being used. By cutting down on the miscellaneous electrical load of these electronics, the team is also saving money, reducing greenhouse gas emissions and fighting global warming. Too bad they didn't warn Grandpa Blatzo before they started slaying the vampires! Justine McKeen, Thermostat Chat is part of the Justine McKeen series featuring the Queen of Green.

The Legend of the Jersey Devil

Trinka Hakes Noble (author), Gerald Kelley (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781627530408

The Pine Barrens region in New Jersey has long been a place of mystery, with its dark pine groves, black swamps, and dank bogs, oftentimes shrouded in mist and fog. Reputed to be haunted by spirits, its an unsettling place to be sure. But of all the mysterious happenings and sights to be found in the Pine Barrens, there is none so intriguing as the Jersey Devil. Since its first reported sighting in 1735, local lore has it that a devil-like creature with the head of a horse, the wings of a bat, and the hooves of a goat has menaced townspeople, frightened livestock, and caused all manner of trouble over the years. Is the Jersey Devil real? Award-winning author Trinka Hakes Noble weaves a spellbinding tale about the origins of the legend of the Jersey Devil. Atmospheric illustrations by artist Gerald Kelley bring the tale to spooky life.

Weird-but-True Facts about Scary Things

Lauren Coss (author), Mernie Gallagher-Cole (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781623234287

Loads of quirky, cool, and astonishing facts about some of the spookiest things on Earth, including creepy-crawlies, monsters, aliens, and ghosts.

The Wrong Bus

Lois Peterson (author), Amy Meissner (illustrator)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781554698707

Jack loves and misses his bus-driving grandfather. When Grandpa Nod got sick, Jack's mother said eight-year-old Jack was too young to visit his grandfather in hospital. When Grandpa Nod died, Jack's mother said Jack was too young to go to the funeral. One day after school, Jack gets on the wrong bus. To his surprise he discovers Grandpa Nod is in the driver's seat of the empty bus. Grandpa Nod takes him to all the places Jack was too young to go-the hospital, the funeral home and the cemetery. By the end of the ride, Jack has had the chance to tell his grandfather how much he misses him. And with his birthday coming soon, Jack receives a very special gift-Grandpa Nod's bus schedules. So even if he does get on the wrong bus, Jack will always be able to find his way home.

Ghost of Donley Farm, The

Jaime Gardner Johnson (author), Laurie Allen Klein (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781628554755

Rebecca, the red-tailed hawk, is not afraid of ghosts! One night, she bravely ventures into the barn to meet the famous ghost of Donley Farm. But when she finally meets him, Rebecca is surprised to discover that this ghost is much more familiar than she'd expected. Join Rebecca as she stays up late to talk with her new friend and find out what they have in common and how they are different.

El fantasma de la granja Donley

Jaime Gardner Johnson (author), Laurie Allen Klein (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781628554830

Rebeca, el halcn de cola roja, no le teme a los fantasmas! Una noche, ella se aventura valientemente dentro del granero para encontrarse con el famoso fantasma de la granja Donley. Pero, cuando finalmente lo conoce, Rebeca se sorprende al descubir que el fantasma le es mucho ms familiar de lo que esperaba. nete a Rebeca conforme se queda despierta hasta tarde platicando con su nuevo amigo y descubre qu es lo que ellos tienen en comn y cmo son diferentes.

Ghost Catcher

Martha Hamilton (author), Mitch Weiss (author), Kristen Balouch (illustrator)

Publisher: August House ISBN: 9780874838350

This story is a retelling of a traditional Bengali tale in which a kind and generous Indian barber, pressed by his father and then his wife to earn more money, cleverly persuades a ghost to bring him riches.

That's Spooky: Mummies

Aaron Frisch (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566601979

A basic but fun exploration of mummies--preserved corpses that may be revived--including how they come to exist, their weaknesses, and memorable examples from pop culture.

That's Spooky: Witches

Aaron Frisch (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566602006

A basic but fun exploration of witches--women with magical or supernatural powers--including how they come to exist, their weaknesses, and memorable examples from pop culture.

That's Spooky: Werewolves

Aaron Frisch (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566601993

A basic but fun exploration of werewolves--shape-shifting monsters with wolf features--including how they come to exist, their weaknesses, and memorable examples from pop culture.

That's Spooky: Zombies

Aaron Frisch (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566602013

A basic but fun exploration of zombies--dead bodies that rise from the grave--including how they come to exist, their weaknesses, and memorable examples from pop culture.

That's Spooky: Ghosts

Aaron Frisch (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566601962

A basic but fun exploration of ghosts--spirits known for their haunting behavior--including how they come to exist, their weaknesses, and memorable examples from pop culture.

That's Spooky: Vampires

Aaron Frisch (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566601986

A basic but fun exploration of vampires--blood-sucking creatures that can live forever--including how they come to exist, their weaknesses, and memorable examples from pop culture.