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Making a Meal for a Unicorn

Ruth Owen (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781636910734

How do you feed a hungry unicorn that has stopped by for dinner? Make a meal that's yummy for your unicorn guest (and pretty tasty for you, too)! Start with a carrot cake milkshake to serve your friend their favorite treat alongside an appetizer inspired by their famous horn. Then, feast on a rainbow veggie tart for the main course. When you're ready for dessert, whip up a batch of magical unicorn cupcakes. Yum! Don't forget to explore more about unicorn facts and fiction so you have plenty to talk about during your mythical meal.

Making a Meal for a Dragon

Ruth Owen (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781636910772

What do you feed a fire-breathing friend that finds its way to your place for dinner? A marvelous meal fit for your dragon guest (that you'll love, too)! Start with an appetizer of crunchy claw crackers and a sweet-and-spicy ginger drink. For the main course, serve up a pepperoni pie shaped just like your dragon friend--complete with colorful scaly skin. Then, finish the meal with sweet fire-colored meringues. While you're at it, don't forget to brush up on dragon myths so you'll have plenty to talk about during your mythical meal.

Making a Meal for a Fairy

Ruth Owen (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781636910741

What do you feed a hungry fairy that comes to dinner? A meal that is tasty for your guest and for you! Start your dinner with a fairydust frappe and a little fairy garden bread as an appetizer. For the main course, make a colorful noodle bowl that will drive your fairy friend crazy. Finish the meal with a mini dessert sized just for your guest. Don't forget to explore more about fairy myths so you have plenty to talk about during your mythical meal.

Making a Meal for a Gnome

Ruth Owen (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781636910758

What do you make to feed a hungry gnome that stops by for dinner? A meal that's delicious for your guest and for you! First up, make a tasty forest berry smoothie and some deviled eggs with funny gnome faces as a crowd-pleasing appetizer. Then, celebrate your guest's gnome relatives by serving traditional Cornish pasties. To top of your magnificent meal, finish with a tree branch dessert (also known as a delicious chocolate cake wrapped up to remind your friend of their woodsy home). Don't forget to explore gnome myths so you have plenty to talk about during your mythical meal.

Deadly Beast: A Werewolf Incident

Anita Croy Ludovic Salle (illustrator) (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781636910208

For hundreds of years, stories of half-wolf beasts have terrified victims around the world. In the 1760s, one village in the south of France vowed to stop the werewolf responsible for the filing its graveyard. Explore the story of the hunt for a deadly werewolf in this graphic adventure based on a true story. Then, learn about other werewolves from around the world and discover more about these legendary creatures.

Beyond the Grave: A Vampire Tale

Anita Croy Diego Vaisberg (illustrator) (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781636910185

Is it possible that some humans live beyond death...by drinking the blood of others? Petra Toma's family thought he might be. When Petra's niece fell ill shortly after the 76-year-old was buried, the family didn't know what to do. But when she said her uncle visited each night and drank her blood, the family knew they had to take matters into their own hands. Explore the story of a modern-day vampire in this graphic adventure based on a true story. Then, learn about other vampire legends around the world and learn the truth behind what may have inspired their grisly stories.

Back from the Dead: A Zombie Story

Anita Croy Diego Vaisberg (illustrator) (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781636910192

What happens if the dead don't stay buried? When an unknown woman came limping through the village of Ennery, Haiti, townspeople didn't know what to make of her pale, gray skin or the rag she kept covering her eyes. Even stranger, she looked like someone they recognized--a woman who had been dead and buried for 30 years. Explore the terrifying encounter with a zombie in this graphic adventure based on a true story. Then, learn about other zombies from around the world and find out the connection between voodoo and the undead.

The Voodoo Queen of New Orleans

K.C. Kelley Lisa Naffziger (illustrator) (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781647476151

Among the tombs at Saint Louis Cemetery Number One, lies the final resting place for the Voodoo Queen of New Orleans. But is this famous queen really at rest? Visitors flock to Marie Laveau's tomb to ask this powerful woman for favors from beyond the grave. Can the woman famous for calling on the spirits for help be providing help as a spirit? Find out in this graphic thriller. Then, learn about other creepy cemeteries.

The Sheriff's Ghost

K.C. Kelley Lisa Naffziger (illustrator) (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781647476144

The sheriff of Bannack, Montana protected the townspeople from thieves and crooks. He was a hero during the gold rush . . . until he was falsely accused of helping the criminals. But would that stop him? How about how own death? Some say the stories of the ghost sheriff are just that--stories. But would you want to try and make trouble in this creepy ghost town? Find out more about the legendary sheriff in this graphic thriller. Then, learn about other spooky ghost towns.

Phantom Prankster

K.C. Kelley Lisa Naffziger (illustrator) (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781647476137

Tom Fool, the court jester at Muncaster Castle, used to fill the old stone walls with screams of laughter . . . and fear. While some of his pranks were harmless, others sent visitors to their demise. And some say Tom never left the castle--even after his death. Is he still up to his old tricks? Find out in this graphic thriller. Then, learn about other haunted castles.

Devil Doll

K.C. Kelley Lisa Naffziger (illustrator) (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781647476113

The Warren's Occult Museum is full of many mysterious and downright terrifying artifacts. So, it might be easy to overlook one of its most dangerous possessions--a truly evil doll. But could a lovable plaything really prove deadly? Some think so. Find out more in this graphic thriller. Then, learn about other museum mysteries.

The Simpsons Predict the Future

V. C. Thompson (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668914212

Do you think students can tell fact from fiction? In a world where social media reigns supreme and tweets and posts go viral, discerning what's fact from fiction can be more difficult than it seems. In The Simpsons Predict the Future, readers will take a closer look at this conspiracy, why it spread, and where this theory originated.

Ghosts in South America

Nicole E. Rodriguez Mata (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781648344497

Venezuela may be home to a whistling ghost! El Sibón wanders the country, gathering bones for his collection. If you hear his whistle, run away! This is one of three creepy ghost stories introduced in this book about the haunted tales of South America. Additional features show off the origin of each story, introduce a possible explanation, and highlight another similar story from another part of the world.

Ghosts in Asia

Monika Davies (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781648344459

Have you ever heard of the Aleya? These mysterious lights shine through the swamps of Bengal, India. Could they be ghosts? The Aleya are one of three ghost stories of Asia highlighted in this chilling title. Through engaging text and creepy images, readers will come face-to-face with ghostly spirits from around the continent. Maps show where each story is from, while other features highlight similar stories and possible explanations.

Ghosts in Australia

Paige V. Polinsky (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781648344466

The Min-Min lights are mysterious orbs that float around the Australian Outback. Are they just a trick of light? Or are they something much more sinister? In this thrilling title, reluctant readers will explore this and other spine-tingling stories across Australia. Leveled text pair with atmospheric photos to draw readers in, and special features offer more detail about the origins of the tale, a similar story around the world, and a possible explanation.

Ghosts in Europe

Paige V. Polinsky (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781648344473

Do the spirits of gladiators still battle in Rome? Does a house in Spain really have ghostly faces imprinted on the floorboards? These are just two of the ghastly ghost stories from Europe that readers will learn about in this hi/lo title. Engaging text and images are sure to draw in reluctant readers, while additional features highlight a cultural connection, a possible explanation, and more!

Ghosts in North America

Paige V. Polinsky (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781648344480

In South Carolina, a man dressed in grey walks along the beach. Is it someone going for a stroll? Or could it be a ghostly omen that warns residents of an oncoming storm? In this title, reluctant readers will explore ghost stories of North America. Creepy images and engaging text pull readers in, and additional special features connect stories to different cultures, highlight scientific explanations, and show the origins of these frightening fables.

Ghosts in Africa

Christina Leaf (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781648344442

In West Africa, the Iroko tree is known for its strong wood. But cutting it down may not be a good idea. The Yoruba people believe this could bring a curse! In this title for reluctant readers, engaging text and creepy images combine to tell three ghostly stories from the African continent. Maps highlight the origins of each story, while other features offer possible explanations and introduce a related story.

Werewolves

Emma Huddleston (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503850859

Legends from around the world tell stories of a creature whose piercing howl under the full moon strikes fear into the hearts of those who hear it. From Greek mythology to Harry Potter, werewolves have captured people's imaginations for millennia. Readers will enjoy learning about the histories and behaviors of these legendary creatures, along with their presence in popular culture. Vivid images and a helpful diagram illustrate the creature's anatomy. Additional features include a phonetic glossary, resources for further study, an index, and an introduction to the author.

Zombies

Marty Erickson (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503850866

Legends tell of creatures more dead than alive, roaming Earth in search of brains to consume. From Haitian Vodou to Night of the Living Dead, zombies have captured people's imaginations for centuries. Readers will enjoy learning about the histories and behaviors of these legendary creatures, along with their presence in popular culture. Vivid images and a helpful diagram illustrate the creature's anatomy. Additional features include a phonetic glossary, resources for further study, an index, and an introduction to the author.

Trolls

Marty Erickson (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503850828

Scandinavian legends tell of creatures--sometimes small, sometimes large--living in forests and mountains, away from humans. From Norse mythology to Frozen, trolls have captured people's imaginations for centuries. Readers will enjoy learning about the histories and behaviors of these legendary creatures, along with their presence in popular culture. Vivid images and a helpful diagram illustrate a troll's anatomy. Additional features include a phonetic glossary, resources for further study, an index, and an introduction to the author.

Unicorns

Marty Erickson (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503850835

Legends tell of creatures that look like horses but have horns and magical powers. From Greek mythology to modern fairy tales, unicorns have captured people's imaginations for millennia. Readers will enjoy learning about the histories and behaviors of these legendary creatures, along with their presence in popular culture. Vivid images and a helpful diagram illustrate the creature's anatomy. Additional features include a phonetic glossary, resources for further study, an index, and an introduction to the author.

Vampires

Emma Huddleston (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503850842

Legends tell of creatures that seem almost human but drink the blood of any people they come across. From Dracula to Buffy, vampires have captured people's imaginations for centuries. Readers will enjoy learning about the histories and behaviors of these legendary creatures, along with their presence in popular culture. Vivid images and a helpful diagram illustrate the creature's anatomy. Additional features include a phonetic glossary, resources for further study, an index, and an introduction to the author.

The Loch Ness Monster

Marty Erickson (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503850811

In the depths of Loch Ness, legends say there lives a mysterious, massive creature. The Loch Ness Monster has captured people's imaginations for centuries, prompting people all over the world to come to Scotland for a chance at seeing the beast. Readers will enjoy learning about the history and behavior of the legendary creature, along with its presence in popular culture. Vivid images and a helpful diagram illustrate the creature's anatomy. Additional features include a phonetic glossary, resources for further study, an index, and an introduction to the author.

Mermaids

Marty Erickson (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503850804

Legends tell of beautiful creatures living deep in the ocean, ready to either help passing ships or lure sailors to their graves. From fairy tales to films, mermaids have captured people's imaginations for centuries. Readers will enjoy learning about the histories and behaviors of these legendary creatures, along with their presence in popular culture. Vivid images and a helpful diagram illustrate a mermaid's anatomy. Additional features include a phonetic glossary, resources for further study, an index, and an introduction to the author.