Ghost Mysteries: Unraveling the World's Most Mysterious Hauntings
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Ghost Mysteries: Unraveling the World's Most Mysterious Hauntings

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Readers will delve deep—if they dare—into the history of ghosts and their portrayal in literature, art, and pop culture. From the spooky world of haunted castles to the subject of ghost-hunting, this book explores this fascinating subject through stories, facts, and pictures. Perfect for year-round reading—not just at Halloween—this...more
ebook, 128 pages
Published August 4th 2009 by Aladdin (first published 2009)
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Sarah Evans
Contrary to the titillating description on the back cover, this paperback views the history of ghosts and ghost hunting through a skeptical lens. Zoehfeld briefly covers a few ancient ghost sightings, then focuses on famous cases in the western world from the 1800’s forward. This volume effectively covers the major ideas in ghostly history, such as spirit photography and ectoplasm. The author’s unspoken determination to give solid evidence against each case she presents will comfort some readers...more
This book gives a history on ghosts, hauntings and some of the more well known cases of hauntings, such as the Amityville house.

The book was okay. Not bad, but just okay. I did like the illustrations.
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Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld is the award-winning author of more than sixty books for children, including DINOSAUR TRACKS, "a great choice for even the most discriminating dinophiles" (School Library Journal); DID DINOSAURS HAVE FEATHERS?, a Children's Book of the Month Club selection, described as "fascinating" by Kirkus Reviews; and DINOSAURS BIG AND SMALL, a 2003 Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Best Book...more
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