August House

Favorite Scary Stories of American Children

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ISBN: 9780874835632
Publisher: August House
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Publication Date: 2005-12-19
Number of pages: 128
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"A book that will serve its purpose well, especially if used in conjunction with other spooky story collections." -School Library Journal


Everybody loves a scary story and nobody more than kids, but these tales―collected from kids themselves - are particular favorites. These traditional scary stories are the ones that kids ask for the most. Children love to hear how Wylie outwitted the terrible Hairy Man, how Skunnee Wundee and an unexpected friend got the best of the fierce Stone Giant.

Shivery stories of vengeful ghosts, spooky stories of witches and spirits, and giggly stories that turn fear into fun are part of this collection. Symbols precede each story to indicate the most appropriate age group. The stories in this multicultural collection come from the Ozark Mountains, the desert Southwest, even Japan and Hawaii, as well Native American tribal stories, Yiddish tales, and even Laotian legends.

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