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The August House book of scary stories : spooky tales for telling out loud, edited by Liz Parkhurst

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The August House book of scary stories : spooky tales for telling out loud
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The August House book of scary stories
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spooky tales for telling out loud
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edited by Liz Parkhurst
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Scary stories
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Language
eng
Summary
An anthology of spooky stories drawn from folklore, local history, and the storytellers' imaginations, and divided into the categories "Just Desserts and Lessons Learned," "Ghostly Guardians," "Dark Humor," "Urban Legends and Jump Tales," and "Fearless Females."
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Title
The August House book of scary stories
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Summary
An anthology of spooky stories drawn from folklore, local history, and the storytellers' imaginations, and divided into the categories "Just Desserts and Lessons Learned," "Ghostly Guardians," "Dark Humor," "Urban Legends and Jump Tales," and "Fearless Females."
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327291
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DLC
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ5
LC item number
.A86 2009
Literary form
short stories
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  • 4
  • 8
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
pre adolescent
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spooky tales for telling out loud
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edited by Liz Parkhurst
The August House book of scary stories : spooky tales for telling out loud, edited by Liz Parkhurst
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Includes bibliographical references
Contents
  • Mary Hamilton
  • The mournful Lady of Binnorie
  • (based on a Scottish ballad)
  • Bobbie Pell
  • The angel of river road
  • (based on a family story)
  • Larry G. Brown
  • One lace glove
  • (a Civil War ghost story)
  • Lorna MacDonald Czarnota
  • Mean John and the Jack-o-lantern
  • The boy who drew cats
  • (a Japanese folktale)
  • Judy Sima
  • The greyman of Pawleys Island
  • (based on maritime legend)
  • Timothy E. Dillinger
  • Simon and the magic catfish
  • (a folktale from the southern United States)
  • Nat Whitman
  • The red satin ribbon
  • (an Irish folktale)
  • (an American variant of a European legend)
  • Martha Hamilton and Mitch Weiss
  • The dauntless girl
  • (a British folktale)
  • Margaret Read MacDonald
  • Shut up, Billy!
  • (an original tale with a traditional twist)
  • Jim May
  • Ain't nobody here
  • (an African-American folktale)
  • Michael J. Caduto
  • Lyn Ford
  • Outside the door
  • (based on U.S. campus lore)
  • Richard and Judy Dockery Young
  • Tío Mono y La Lechusa
  • (based on Mexican folk legend)
  • Gregorio C. Pedroza
  • Johnny and the dead man's liver
  • (an African-American folktale)
  • James "Sparky" Rucker
  • The vain girl and the handsome visitor
  • Aaron Kelly's bones
  • (based on Appalacian and African-American folklore) /
  • Kevin Cordi
  • The snow ghost
  • (based on Irish and Scottish folklore)
  • Wendy Ghost
  • Pretty maid Ibronka
  • (a Hungarian folktale)
  • Mary Grace Ketner
  • Mia's ghost
  • (based on a Mexican urban legend)
  • (an original story)
  • Robert D. San Souci
  • Olga Loya
  • The gingerbread boy
  • (a Kentucky folktale)
Control code
ocn316098335
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Dimensions
23 cm.
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Extent
144 p.
Isbn
9780874839159
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
2009008711
Other physical details
ill.

Library Locations

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      73 Locust St, Dover, NH, 03820, USA
      43.19289 -70.876331
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