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The Scariest Night

3.19  ·  Rating Details  ·  43 Ratings  ·  11 Reviews
When her family decides to spend the summer in Milwaukee so that her adopted brother can perfect his genius at a special piano school, Erin finds herself consumed with jealousy and turns to a medium for help.
Paperback, 10 pages
Published August 1st 1993 by Scholastic (first published October 1st 1991)
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Lynley
May 20, 2016 Lynley rated it liked it
This is a book I would have read had I not stopped reading completely when I hit adolescence. (I regret this.) It was published when I was twelve and there was always something alluring about those American Apple paperbacks.

I started reading this to the eight-year-old last week but she lost interest after a chapter. For some reason I wanted to know what happened so I read it for myself.

An adolescent girl with slightly snarky behaviour is taken away to a new home, which turns out to be an abando
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Lisa
Jun 28, 2016 Lisa rated it it was ok
Cute. Certainly not the usual spooky Betty Ren Wright. It was actually just a nice little story - not what you'd expect from the terrifying dolls on the cover.
Michelle
Mar 04, 2015 Michelle marked it as to-read
Shelves: ref-booktalker
Listed as Q3 = A good story with some faults, P3 = A booktalk on this title will excite most people’s interest
Julia
Jul 05, 2011 Julia rated it it was ok
this was definatly NOT "the scariest night" for me anyway. the only scary part was towards the end...... i wouln't spoil it for you, but don't get your hopes up, it isn't really even that scary. i didn't like this book very much, unlike most of betty wren wright's other books. abduction is pretty scary and it makes you double check underneath the bed, in the closet, and lock your doors and windows before you go to bed. i would not recomened this book to you if you are looking for something spook ...more
Phoenix K.
Apr 24, 2013 Phoenix K. rated it it was ok
The Scariest Night was okay. I was hoping it would be a bit scarier, but the most frightening part, which wasn't that frightening at all, wasn't until the last two chapters. However, this book is ideal for a young reader who is looking for something spooky that won't keep them from sleeping soundly at night.
Megan
Apr 16, 2009 Megan rated it really liked it
This one was one of my favorites of this author. It had a neat twist, but what made it even better was the relationships between the characters and different personalities existing in the same apartment building
Tara Calaby
Two and a half stars, really. For what it is, it does it quite well, but it loses half a star for clueless parents ;)
Irma Gonzales
Jun 02, 2013 Irma Gonzales rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
hey how do you read it on this site it is hard to find
Anna
Nov 16, 2010 Anna rated it liked it
For school book report.
Paulina Arroyo
Dec 07, 2013 Paulina Arroyo rated it it was amazing
its okay not that bad
Michelle
Jul 18, 2008 Michelle rated it did not like it
just no...
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Betty Ren Wright is an author of children's fiction including The Dollhouse Murders, The Ghosts Of Mercy Manor and A Ghost in The House among others.

She was born June 15, 1927 in the U.S. and she is currently working on her 26th novel. Ms. Wright lives in Kenosha, Wisconsin, with her husband, George Frederiksen, a painter.
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