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Bruce Coville's Book of Spine Tinglers: Tales to Make You Shiver

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Coville's spine tingler "The Thing in Aunti Alma's Pond" opens this anthology of 13 shivery stories by well-known middle grade fiction writers. Contributors include Al Sarrantonio, Sherwood Smith, Vivian Vande Velde, and others.
Paperback, 170 pages
Published January 1st 1996 by Scholastic
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Evelyn (devours and digests words)
Did you ever have a vampire scratching at your window, see or hear what other people couldn't, suffer a curse or get what you wished for? Did you ever feel that shiver go up your spine that lets you know everything is not all right?

What makes your skin crawl?

For me, it's a faceless being, the unknown and a certain ghost with long dark hair - that reaches down to her waist - wearing a white dress. The Kuntilanak who haunts river banks in search for her 'missing' baby.

Bruce Coville stated th
Brandon O'Neill
This is the kind of book I would have loved in upper elementary/middle school. 13 short stories with a scary theme. I though 9 of the 13 were good to excellent. The best were Letters From Camp by Al Sarrantonio which is a series of letters by a camper to home in which kids keep disappearing, Those Three Wishes by Judith Gorog about a girl who has all her wishes come true, Past Sunset by Vivian Vande Velde about a ghost that haunts a street after Twilight (don't look into her eyes), and One Chan ...more
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The book Book of Spine Tinglers: Tales to make you shiver by Bruce Coville is a horror book full of several stories to scare you. The main story in the book was “The Thing in Auntie Alma’s Pond” In this story, A girl named Margaret hated water. She hated it. When she was little she was fine with it but now she hates it. She is staying at her Aunt’s House for no reason that she is aware of but does not question it. She gets in a fight with her aunt and somehow her aunt disappe
Matt Mazenauer
Classic Bruce Coville story collections... I'm biased form having grown up on these.
Still love these books.
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