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

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

Label
The August House book of scary stories : spooky tales for telling out loud
Title
The August House book of scary stories
Title remainder
spooky tales for telling out loud
Statement of responsibility
edited by Liz Parkhurst
Contributor
Subject
Genre
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."
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ5
LC item number
.A86 2009
Literary form
fiction
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Parkhurst, Liz Smith
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  • Horror tales
  • Short stories
  • Storytelling
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
The August House book of scary stories : spooky tales for telling out loud, edited by Liz Parkhurst
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
Just deserts and lessons learned: Mean John and the Jack-o-lantern: an irish folktale / Michael J. Caduto -- The vain giel and the handsome visitor: based on a Mexican urban legend / Olga Loya -- The Gingerbread boy: a kentucky folktale / Mary Hamilton -- The mournful Lady of Binnorie: based on a scottish balad / Bobbie Pell --Ghostly Guardians: The angel of River Road: based on a family story / Larry G. Brown -- Once lace glove: a Civil War ghost story / Lorna MacDonald Czarnota -- The boy who drew cats: a Japanese folktale / Judy Sima -- The greyman of Pawleys Island: based on maritime legend / Timothy E. Dillinger -- Darl Humor: Simon and the magic catfish: a folktale from the southern United States / Nat Whitman -- The red satin ribbon: an American variant of a European legend / Martha Hamilton and Mitch Weiss -- The dauntless giel: a British folktale / Margaret Read MacDonald -- Shut up, Billy!: an original tale with a traditional twist / Jim May -- Urban Legends and Jump Tales: Ain't nobody here: an African-American folktale / Lyn Ford -- Outside the door: Based on U.S. campus Lore / Richard and Judy Dockery Young -- Tio Mono y La Leschusa: based on Mexican folk legend / Gregorio C. Pedroza -- Johnny nad the dead man's liver: an African-American folktale / James "Sparky" Rucker -- Fearless Females: Aaron Kelly'd bones: based on Appalachain and African-American folklore / Kevin Cordi -- The snow ghost : based on Irish and Scottish folklore / Wendy Welch -- Pretty maid Ibronka: a Hungarian folktale / Mary Grace Ketner -- Mia's ghost: an original story / Robert D. San Souci
Control code
ocn316098335
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
144 p.
Isbn
9780874839159
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009008711
System control number
(OCoLC)316098335
Label
The August House book of scary stories : spooky tales for telling out loud, edited by Liz Parkhurst
Publication
Contents
Just deserts and lessons learned: Mean John and the Jack-o-lantern: an irish folktale / Michael J. Caduto -- The vain giel and the handsome visitor: based on a Mexican urban legend / Olga Loya -- The Gingerbread boy: a kentucky folktale / Mary Hamilton -- The mournful Lady of Binnorie: based on a scottish balad / Bobbie Pell --Ghostly Guardians: The angel of River Road: based on a family story / Larry G. Brown -- Once lace glove: a Civil War ghost story / Lorna MacDonald Czarnota -- The boy who drew cats: a Japanese folktale / Judy Sima -- The greyman of Pawleys Island: based on maritime legend / Timothy E. Dillinger -- Darl Humor: Simon and the magic catfish: a folktale from the southern United States / Nat Whitman -- The red satin ribbon: an American variant of a European legend / Martha Hamilton and Mitch Weiss -- The dauntless giel: a British folktale / Margaret Read MacDonald -- Shut up, Billy!: an original tale with a traditional twist / Jim May -- Urban Legends and Jump Tales: Ain't nobody here: an African-American folktale / Lyn Ford -- Outside the door: Based on U.S. campus Lore / Richard and Judy Dockery Young -- Tio Mono y La Leschusa: based on Mexican folk legend / Gregorio C. Pedroza -- Johnny nad the dead man's liver: an African-American folktale / James "Sparky" Rucker -- Fearless Females: Aaron Kelly'd bones: based on Appalachain and African-American folklore / Kevin Cordi -- The snow ghost : based on Irish and Scottish folklore / Wendy Welch -- Pretty maid Ibronka: a Hungarian folktale / Mary Grace Ketner -- Mia's ghost: an original story / Robert D. San Souci
Control code
ocn316098335
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
144 p.
Isbn
9780874839159
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009008711
System control number
(OCoLC)316098335

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