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Chupacabra

Laura K. Murray (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566608046

A high-interest inquiry into the possible existence of North America’s fabled blood-sucking chupacabras, emphasizing reported sightings as well as strange findings.

Ghostly Theaters

Kathryn Camisa (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781684023219

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.

A Haunted Titanic

E. Merwin (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781684024919

It was the night of April 14, 1912. Jessie Sayre, a young orphan, tossed and turned in a feverish sleep. Meanwhile, hundreds of miles away, the Titanic cruised in the dark waters of the Atlantic Ocean toward an unseen iceberg. Yet somehow Jessie sensed the Titanic’s doom. “I am so afraid. Can’t you see that big ship sinking in the water?” she called out in the night. “Look at all those people who are drowning!” Then Jessie fell into a coma and died at 11:40 P.M.— the same time an iceberg pierced the Titanic’s hull. A Haunted Titanic uncovers the chilling stories, uncanny revelations, and ghostly premonitions surrounding the doomed ship. The tales, like the ship herself, are cloaked in icy darkness and mystery—and will undoubtedly captivate readers. Large-format color images, maps, and fact boxes enrich the creepy content. A Haunted Titanic is part of Bearport’s Titanica series.

Ghostly Towns

Joyce Markovics (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781684021031

Twisted vines cover crumbling buildings. Shards of glass jut out of empty windows. The wind whips up a cloud of dust. Could someone—or something—be living in this eerie town forgotten by time? Get ready to read four spine-tingling stories about ghostly towns! 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.

Haunted Amusement Parks

Rachel Anne Cantor (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781684021024

The old amusement park has been deserted for years. Thick vines surround a roller coaster track. The glass eyes of the horses on a merry-go-round stare off into the dark night. There’s a low creaking sound. Is it the wind pushing the rusted swing ride, or is it something else? Get ready to read four frightening stories about haunted amusement parks. 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.

Horror Hotels

Kathryn Camisa (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781684020980

You’ve just closed your eyes and placed your head on a pillow. An icy breeze grazes your neck. Suddenly, the floor creaks. You hear footsteps beside your bed. Your hands shake as you slowly turn on the lamp. Then you realize you’re the only person in the room! Get ready to read four chilling tales about haunted hotels! 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.

Spooky Libraries

Jessica Rudolph (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781684021017

It’s past midnight, and there isn’t a soul in the library. Moonlight fills the dusty shelves. Suddenly, the lights flicker on and off, and a book flies off the shelf! What unseen force is at work? Get ready to read four spine-chilling stories about spooky libraries! 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.

Alien Landing Sites

Jessica Rudolph (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781684023226

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.

Creepy Schools

Kathryn Camisa (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781684023264

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.

Deadly Morgues

Joyce Markovics (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781684023240

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.

Deserted Cities

E. Merwin (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781684023233

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.

Ghost Caves

E. Merwin (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781684023202

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.

Creaky Castles

Jessica Rudolph (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781684020997

A full moon rises above a castle’s crumbling stone walls. Many believe that unspeakable terrors have occurred inside. Is it true that people have been beheaded there? Is there a bloodsucking vampire in the castle’s dungeon? Get ready to read four spine-chilling stories about creaky castles! 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.

Deserted Prisons

Joyce Markovics (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781684021048

Razor-sharp wire curls around a tall fence. There are rows and rows of empty cells. Bang! A heavy metal door suddenly slams shut. Then a ghostly hand reaches out from one of the cells. Get ready to read four spine-tingling stories about deserted prisons. 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.

Ghost Houses

Jessica Rudolph (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781684020973

The rundown house at the end of the street is empty—or is it? Could the ghost of a murder victim really be haunting the home? Suddenly, a pair of blood-red eyes stares out from the top window! Then the eyes vanish. Get ready to read four hair-raising stories about houses that are home to restless spirits! 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.

Haunted Gotham

Joyce Markovics (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781684020720

On the surface, New York City is a shining metropolis. Taxis and buses whiz along busy streets. Crowds of people fill the sidewalks, and huge buildings jut into the sky. However, among the dense crowds and shimmering skyscrapers are restless spirits lurking in the shadows of Gotham. In the 11 haunted places in this book, you will explore a brownstone doomed by death, an apartment building that’s home to the rich, famous, and dearly departed, a historic mansion haunted by a cunning murderess, and a cemetery where terrible secrets are buried deep underground, along with many other spooky sites.

Ghastly Ghothic Mansions

Joyce Markovics (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781684023271

The glowing moon peeks from behind a massive stone house. The front door slowly creaks open. A feeling of gloom swells from inside the home. There’s an ear-splitting shriek! What horror has overtaken this ghastly gothic mansion? In the 11 gothic mansions in this book, you will explore a mansion lit up by phantom fires, the stately site of a brutal double murder, a cliff-side castle where the ghost of a girl lingers, a house filled with human remains, and many other spooky sites.

Spooky Museums

Joyce Markovics (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781684024957

It’s closing time at a museum. Most of the visitors have already left the building as the lights flicker. A stuffed grizzly bear towers in the corner of the room near the exit sign. Everything about the dead animals looks real—from its razor-sharp claws to its piercing eyes. Is it watching you? That’s when you notice a thin, bloody stream of saliva dripping from its open mouth. The lights flicker again and shut off, blanketing the room in darkness. Suddenly, there’s a deafening ROAR! In the 11 spooky museums in this book, you will explore a shrine to black magic, a collection of preserved brains, a museum haunted by a famous dead artist, and a gallery that holds the severed head of a killer, along with many other peculiar places. Spooky Museums is part of Bearport’s Scary Places series.

Witch Haunts

Heidi E.Y. Stemple (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781944997397

Cauldrons, broomsticks, spells, and black cats are some of the things that witches bring to mind. Yet, tales about witches are more than just spooky legends. Throughout history, people who looked or acted strangely have been accused of being witches and conjuring evil. The consequence of being found guilty of practicing witchcraft was often a terrible death! Among the 11 creepy witches’ haunts in this book, children will discover a castle haunted by a woman suspected of being a witch, a cave lived in by a odd-looking woman who could predict the future, and a tower where people gather on Halloween to summon the devil. The spooky photographs and chilling nonfiction text will keep children turning the pages to discover even more spellbinding stories.

Nightmare in the Hidden Morgue

Dee Phillips (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781944997069

At first, Zach is excited to be moving into a new home with his sister and parents— even if it is old and creepy. However, he soon begins to suffer terrible nightmares in which he’s trapped in a narrow metal box. When Zach and his sister uncover a secret door in the basement, they discover it leads to an old morgue—complete with a wall of metal drawers for storing dead bodies! As Zach explores the morgue, he suddenly finds himself trapped in a real-life nightmare. Will he be able to escape the clutches of a ghostly mortician? Follow Zach as he investigates the abandoned morgue beneath his home and learns its terrible secrets. Nightmare in the Hidden Morgue is part of Bearport’s Cold Whispers II series. This bone-chilling book is the fiction companion to Monstrous Morgues of the Past from Bearport’s best-selling nonfiction series Scary Places.

Terror in the Underground Tunnel

Dee Phillips (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781944997045

David and Emma were thrilled to accompany their mom to London to watch the filming of her movie. They were even more excited when they found out the movie would be set in an abandoned subway station! When the brother and sister decide to explore the old, crumbling station, however, they hear the cries of a ghostly child— just as they spot a phantom subway train barreling toward them. Soon, they find themselves becoming part of a terrifying story that took place more than 70 years ago! What will happen if David and Emma step aboard the ghostly train? The answers can be found in the maze of passageways and dark tunnels deep below the streets of London. Join David and Emma as they step into the past to uncover the terror in the tunnel. Terror in the Underground Tunnel is part of Bearport’s Cold Whispers II series. This bone-chilling book is the fiction companion to Dark Labyrinths from Bearport’s best-selling nonfiction series Scary Places.

The Deadly Secret of Room 213

Dee Phillips (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781944997038

When Josh’s dad becomes the live-in caretaker at The Retreat Hotel, Josh is excited to explore the dilapidated building that will be his new home. He soon discovers, however, that room 213 is occupied by a very unwelcome guest—the ghost of a sinister gangster who refuses to check out! Who is the long-dead gangster? And why does the old bellhop—who’s worked at the hotel for decades—not want Josh nosing around? Are Josh and his dad in danger if they remain in the hotel? Follow Josh as he dares to explore the haunted hotel and discover its incredible secret! The Deadly Secret of Room 213 is part of Bearport’s Cold Whispers II series. This bone-chilling book is the fiction companion to Haunted Hotels from Bearport’s best-selling nonfiction series Scary Places.

The Ghostly Secret of Lakeside School

Dee Phillips (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781944997083

I’m all alone . . . Please come find me! When Maddie opens her notebook in class, she sees these words scrawled in blood-red ink on every page. When the same words mysteriously appear on the classroom chalkboard, Maddie begins to realize that someone—or something—in her new school is trying to contact her. Not long after, Maddie hears mysterious footsteps in an empty school corridor. Most frightening of all, Maddie feels ghostly hands pulling on her body when she dives into the school swimming pool. Could these frightening incidents have anything to do with one of Lakeside School’s pupils who disappeared without a trace many decades ago? Follow Maddie as she searches for answers and dares to solve a terrible mystery that has haunted her school. The Ghostly Secret of Lakeside School is part of Bearport’s Cold Whispers II series. This bone-chilling book is the fiction companion to Spooky Schools from Bearport’s best-selling nonfiction series Scary Places.

The Vampire’s Lair

Dee Phillips (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781944997014

When twin brothers Dylan and Jack travel to a Romanian castle to attend their older sister’s wedding, they discover an old legend that haunts the remote castle. The twins’ fascination soon turns to horror, however, when they realize that there’s a vampire in the castle’s dungeon. What will happen once the bloodthirsty vampire begins stalking the castle’s dark passageways? Will Dylan and Jack be able to escape with their lives? Follow the brothers as they explore the spooky castle and uncover its petrifying secret. The Vampire’s Lair is part of Bearport’s Cold Whispers II series. This bone-chilling book is the fiction companion to Creepy Castles from Bearport’s best-selling nonfiction series Scary Places.

Trapped in the Abandoned Hospital

Dee Phillips (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781944997021

When Grace’s dog runs away and disappears inside an old hospital on the outskirts of town, she has no choice but to follow her beloved pet into the abandoned building. As she enters, Grace begins to experience a terrible feeling of dread. When she searches the empty wards, she hears ghostly whispers and tortured screams. Just when she finds her dog, Grace becomes trapped in a tunnel that deceased patients once journeyed through. Will Grace be able to escape? The answer can be found in the hospital’s shadowy corridors. Follow Grace as she dares to enter the abandoned hospital and discover its sad and horrifying past. Trapped in the Abandoned Hospital is part of Bearport’s Cold Whispers II series. This bone-chilling book is the fiction companion to Shuttered Horror Hospitals from Bearport’s best-selling nonfiction series Scary Places.