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How to Be a Vampire (Ghosts of Fear Street #13)

3.87 of 5 stars 3.87  ·  rating details  ·  200 ratings  ·  15 reviews
Life was pretty average for Andrew. Until the morning he woke up undead. First there were bite marks on his neck. Then he tried to eat garlic—but that didn’t work out so well. And now he’s got this weird urge to sleep upside down....

Andrew’s kind of excited about being a vampire. He’ll get to fly, stay up all night, and tot
ebook, 128 pages
Published December 11th 2012 by Aladdin (first published 1996)
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Tara Calaby
(1.5 Stars)

Four reasons young readers will enjoy How To Be A Vampire

1. It's pure vampire fantasy. The protagonist, Andrew, gets to experience flight as a bat, travelling through cracks in doors as a red mist and running through the town as a wolf.

2. Young readers (and boys in particular) will enjoy the fighting between Andrew and his sister, and the tricks he plays on her. Like Andrew, they might also think that the best thing about being a vampire would be the possibility of scaring a sibling!

Navarr0 Newton
This was one of the first Vampire books i ever read!! will forever be one of my Favs!
Sami C
Not too scary, but not too dumbed down. When I read this back in the day, I didn't know what a bagel was. Now, whenever I have one, I think of this book.
Kimmy Nightingale
3.68 · rating details · 60 ratings · 5 reviews
One morning, Andrew woke up undead.
First there were the bite marks on his neck. Then he tried to eat garlic...yikes! And now he's got this weird urge to sleep upside down.

Not that Andrew minds turning into a vampire. He'll be able to stay up all night, fly, and scare his sister silly. Cool!

But then Andrew meets his vampire teacher, one really scary guy.

Andrew isn't ready for a lesson on how to sleep in a coffin -- or how to drink blood!

But does
I read this to my children last week ( Ages 6,8, and 11) and we all enjoyed it. It had a few frightening or intense scenes, but nothing too gruesome. There was humor relating to situations that children with siblings all tend to deal with. This was not one of my favorite vampire books, but it was a good for the children and it was a light read. If you're an adult, don't expect it to be on par with Twilight. This is written for a younger audience.
Tori Schaunaman
one anderw woke up un dead first were bite marks on his neck. then he tride to eat grlic...yikes!he almost choced to death.and now hes got this weird arge to sleep up side down. not that anderw minds turning in to a vampier.he can stay up all night,and scar his sister silly.but then anderw meets his vampier teacher, but anderw is int ready to sleep in a coffen or drink ...blood...euck.

i liked this book becuse it was funny and cool.
Alexis R
so far this book is good. It is bout a boy that loves to read book bout vampires.He also likes so scare his sister. (his name is Andrew)Andrew gets traped and then and now he is gettin to symptoms of a vampire (Well that is wat is friend said.(his friend said that he can not wait til Andrew becomes a vampire so that Andrew can change him into a vimpire too)
I wanted a light quick vamp read for New YEars so I chose this one. A boy who loves horror and is fascinated by vampires finds his life changed when he is bitten by one and starts changing into one - an official vampire-in-training
It brings me back. One of the first vampire books I read. I got a little obsessed with it, to be honest. It's more for pre-teens.
Kimberly Lowe
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This was bad. This was not a good R.L. Stine book at all.
Mia Claire
It was spooky but also funny.
Diana Ramdial
Its is such a good book
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