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Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

Collected From Folklore
Schwartz, Alvin (Book - 2010 )
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Tapped from the oral traditions of American folklore, these ghost stories and tales of weird happenings, witches, and graveyards have startling, funny, or surprising endings.
Authors: Schwartz, Alvin, 1927-
Title: Scary stories to tell in the dark
collected from folklore
Publisher: New York, NY : Harper, 2010
Edition: Reillustrated ed
Characteristics: 113 p. :,ill. ;,24 cm
Statement of Responsibility: retold by Alvin Schwartz ; illustrated by Brett Helquist
Contents: "AAAAAAAAAAAH!"
The big toe
The walk
"What do you come for?"
Me tie dough-ty walker
A man who lived in Leeds
Old woman all skin and bone
The thing
Cold as clay
The white wolf
The haunted house
The guests
The hearse song
The gir who stood on a grave
A new horse
Alligators
Room for one more
The wendigo
The dead man's brains
"May I carry your basket?"
The hook
The white satin evening gown
High beams
The babysitter
The viper
The attic
The slithery-dee
Aaron Kelly's bones
Wait till Martin comes
The ghost with the bloody fingers
Summary: Tapped from the oral traditions of American folklore, these ghost stories and tales of weird happenings, witches, and graveyards have startling, funny, or surprising endings.
Additional Contributors: Helquist, Brett
ISBN: 0060835206
9780060835200
0060835192
9780060835194
Branch Call Number: j 398.25 S399sh 2010
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 105-111)
Subject Headings: Tales United States Juvenile literature Folklore United States Juvenile literature Ghost stories, American Juvenile literature
Topical Term: Tales
Folklore
Ghost stories, American
LCCN: 2009934072
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First published in 1981 for young readers, this title and it's sequels have been on the challenged list for years as "unsuited for age group, violence." The stories are both traditional and original ghost stories, tales of weird happenings, witches, and graveyards.

Stories of ghosts and witches, "jump" stories, scary songs, and modern-day scary stories.

Spooky tales of eerie horror and dark revenge that will make you jump with fright. RL 4.1 640L


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