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Scary Story Reader

3.98  ·  Rating Details ·  44 Ratings  ·  7 Reviews
Timeless favorites told by grandparents, as well as many more contemporary thrillers, will be found in this collection. Classic urban legends such as "Hook-Arm", "Last Kiss", and "Don't Look Back" lead off the collection following an informative introduction by Dr. Jan Brunvand, folklorist at the University of Utah.
Paperback, 176 pages
Published December 15th 2005 by August House Publishers (first published September 1st 1993)
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Jul 19, 2013 Michele rated it really liked it
Sarah got this at the library to day and finished it in an afternoon and told me I should read it. It brought back memories of every sleepover I attended! What I really liked was the stories were grouped by geographical region or by type.
This is an interesting collection of spooky stories, many of which are 'classics' that have been passed down from generation to generation. I had already heard of or read many of the stories and they are short enough to remember and pass on, especially around a campfire or when telling ghost stories.

Our oldest is at the age where she likes to read scary stories, as long as they aren't too scary. She says that she will sometimes have nightmares, but that hasn't stopped her delight when we find a
Aug 01, 2012 Caitlin rated it it was amazing
This was the best scary story book I had ever read as a kid. A few stories in it still haunt me to this day, the story about the cottonmouth snakes in particular.
Utah Boggs
Dec 14, 2008 Utah Boggs rated it liked it
It was good, but not that scary. Sometimes it was scary, but not most of the time. I really liked it.
Oct 25, 2009 Lon rated it liked it
Rather fun spooky stories for the pre-teen set. Research for Pack Meeting.
Edward Sullivan
Excellent collection for reading aloud.
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