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Ten of the Best Ghost Stories

David West David West (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427177339

Ten wonderfully illustrated stories tell folktales and legends from different cultures about ghosts and spirits, and their interaction with the human world. Feature boxes add additional details to help readers better understand concepts in the story as well as the time period in which the story was written.

The Mystery of the Ghosts of Flight 401

Brian Innes Kathryn Walker (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427174697

Why would the ghosts of two crewmen who died in a 1972 air crash in the Everglades appear to other aircrafts flying the same route? This book tells the stories of the people who believe they have met these ghosts of the airways!

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.

Heroes, Fools, and Ghosts: Folk Tales and Legends

Gus Snedeker (author)

Publisher: Mason Crest ISBN: 9781422292594

Have you heard of Anansi, the mischief-making spider from Africa? Do you know about the Blackfoot woman who married a star? Or have you heard stories about Jack, the hero who always wins both the treasure and the princesss heart? Discover stories from North Americas folklore, including tales about: why the world is the way it is heroes and fools ghosts and horrors death and the world to come. Stories have power. They share the wisdom of other generations. They stir our imagination. They give us hope and courage. And sometimes they just make us laugh!

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.

The Barge Ghost

Terri Thomas (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781602919334

Looking for adventure, Sunni and Bree take summer jobs on a salmon-processing barge in Alaska. When they dig into the history of the old ship, they're shocked to hear an actual voice from their past!

The Woman Who Loved a Ghost

Janet Lorimer (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781602919297

Is Alex losing her mind? What else could explain the mysterious young man that no one else can see?

Death Grip

Janet Lorimer (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781602919228

How does it feel to be an outcast? Katie learns a lesson about prejudice from a woman who's been dead for 50 years.

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: 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: 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.

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: 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: 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.