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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.

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.

Ghosts

Marysa Storm (author)

Publisher: Black Rabbit Books ISBN: 9781623101824

Invites readers to investigate stories about ghosts through engaging text, vibrant imagery, and clear, simple graphics.

Haunted Places

Jen Besel (author)

Publisher: Black Rabbit Books ISBN: 9781623101831

Invites readers to investigate stories about haunted places through engaging text, vibrant imagery, and clear, simple graphics.

Zombies vs. Aliens

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534160521

In Battle Royale: Lethal Warriors, we have a matchup of historic magnitude. We took the deadliest creatures and matched them in a battle of weaponry, strength, and grit. Who will come out victorious, zombies or aliens? You'll have to read to find out. This series utilizes considerate text written at a higher maturity level with a lower reading level to engage struggling readers. Book includes a table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, sidebars, educational matter, and activities.

Vampires vs. Werewolves

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534160460

In Battle Royale: Lethal Warriors, we have a matchup of historic magnitude. We took the deadliest creatures and matched them in a battle of weaponry, strength, and grit. Who will come out victorious, vampires or werewolves? You'll have to read to find out. This series utilizes considerate text written at a higher maturity level with a lower reading level to engage struggling readers. Book includes a table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, sidebars, educational matter, and activities.

When I Go Trick-Or-Treating

Kim Mitzo Thompson, Karen Mitzo Hilderbrand (author) Patrick Girouard (illustrator)

Publisher: Twin Sisters ISBN: 9781599228297

Venture out on Halloween night for some friendly frights! Can you guess what happens when dad and son get to Mrs. McFearsome’s house? Find out in this spooky book about going out to trick-or-treat. Rhyming text, simple sentences, and engaging art will have young learners reading along in no time. Titles in the Halloween Fun Series include: Kids Halloween Party, Gruesome Grub Halloween Party, When I Go Trick-Or-Treating, and Five Trick-or-Treaters.

Five Trick-Or-Treaters

Kim Mitzo Thompson, Karen Mitzo Hilderbrand (authors) Sharon Lane Holm (illustrator)

Publisher: Twin Sisters ISBN: 9781599228303

What will five little trick-or-treaters do this Halloween night? Venture out and share a friendly fright! Young readers will learn ordinal numbers as they follow five costumed children on a trick-or-treating adventure. Rhyming text, simple sentences, and engaging art will have young learners reading along in no time. Titles in the Halloween Fun Series include: Kids Halloween Party, Gruesome Grub Halloween Party, When I Go Trick-Or-Treating, and Five Trick-or-Treaters.

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.

Witching Hour Hacks

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534149274

Could you survive the witching hour? This book could save your life. With five survivalist hacks from everyday objects, ghosts and ghouls don't stand a chance! Hacks are paired with a STEM connection that explains the science behind how the hack works. Written at a lower reading level with considerate text, these super engaging, high maturity books are sure to grab struggling readers. Also includes a table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, sidebars, educational matter, and activities.

Zombie Apocalypse Hacks

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534149229

Could you survive a zombie apocalypse? This book could save your life. With five survivalist hacks from everyday objects, zombies don't stand a chance! Hacks are paired with a STEM connection that explains the science behind how the hack works. Written at a lower reading level with considerate text, these super engaging, high maturity books are sure to grab struggling readers. Also includes a table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, sidebars, educational matter, and activities.

Changelings

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534131101

Books in the Magic, Myth, and Mystery series explore those spooky creatures that go bump in the night, fill our dreams (or nightmares!), and make us afraid of the dark. Written with a high interest level to appeal to a more mature audience and a lower level of complexity with clear visuals to help struggling readers along. Considerate text includes tons of fascinating information and wild facts about Changelings that will hold the readers' interest, allowing for successful mastery and comprehension. A table of contents, glossary with simplified pronunciations, and index all enhance comprehension.

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.

Fear

David Orme (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781613845813

Is fear always a bad thing? Learn about phobias, scary creatures, and more before reading "Just My Imagination?," poems about dreams that are real and horror you cannot describe.

Walking Trees

Roberta Simpson Brown (author)

Publisher: August House ISBN: 9780874831436

There are trees that walk, statues that accuse, and white-faced ticket-takers with gentle names like Dave that send people on very long journeys. These stories are short, creepy, and perfect for reading around a campfire when the sky is full of stars.