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The Resource The August House book of scary stories : spooky tales for telling out loud, edited by Liz Parkhurst

The August House book of scary stories : spooky tales for telling out loud, edited by Liz Parkhurst

Label
The August House book of scary stories : spooky tales for telling out loud
Title
The August House book of scary stories
Title remainder
spooky tales for telling out loud
Statement of responsibility
edited by Liz Parkhurst
Title variation
Scary stories
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An anthology of spooky stories drawn from folklore, local history, and the storytellers' imaginations, and divided into the categories "Just Desserts and Lessons Learned, " "Ghostly Guardians, " "Dark Humor, " "Urban Legends and Jump Tales, " and "Fearless Females."
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ5
LC item number
.A86 2009
Literary form
fiction
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
The August House book of scary stories : spooky tales for telling out loud, edited by Liz Parkhurst
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Mary Hamilton
  • The mournful Lady of Binnorie
  • (based on a Scottish ballad)
  • Bobbie Pell
  • The angel of river road
  • (based on a family story)
  • Larry G. Brown
  • One lace glove
  • (a Civil War ghost story)
  • Lorna MacDonald Czarnota
  • Mean John and the Jack-o-lantern
  • The boy who drew cats
  • (a Japanese folktale)
  • Judy Sima
  • The greyman of Pawleys Island
  • (based on maritime legend)
  • Timothy E. Dillinger
  • Simon and the magic catfish
  • (a folktale from the southern United States)
  • Nat Whitman
  • The red satin ribbon
  • (an Irish folktale)
  • (an American variant of a European legend)
  • Martha Hamilton and Mitch Weiss
  • The dauntless girl
  • (a British folktale)
  • Margaret Read MacDonald
  • Shut up, Billy!
  • (an original tale with a traditional twist)
  • Jim May
  • Ain't nobody here
  • (an African-American folktale)
  • Michael J. Caduto
  • Lyn Ford
  • Outside the door
  • (based on U.S. campus lore)
  • Richard and Judy Dockery Young
  • Tío Mono y La Lechusa
  • (based on Mexican folk legend)
  • Gregorio C. Pedroza
  • Johnny and the dead man's liver
  • (an African-American folktale)
  • James "Sparky" Rucker
  • The vain girl and the handsome visitor
  • Aaron Kelly's bones
  • (based on Appalacian and African-American folklore) /
  • Kevin Cordi
  • The snow ghost
  • (based on Irish and Scottish folklore)
  • Wendy Ghost
  • Pretty maid Ibronka
  • (a Hungarian folktale)
  • Mary Grace Ketner
  • Mia's ghost
  • (based on a Mexican urban legend)
  • (an original story)
  • Robert D. San Souci
  • Olga Loya
  • The gingerbread boy
  • (a Kentucky folktale)
Control code
1199089
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
144 pages
Isbn
9780874839159
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009008711
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
ill
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1199089
  • (Sirsi) 1199089
  • (OCoLC)316098335
Label
The August House book of scary stories : spooky tales for telling out loud, edited by Liz Parkhurst
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Mary Hamilton
  • The mournful Lady of Binnorie
  • (based on a Scottish ballad)
  • Bobbie Pell
  • The angel of river road
  • (based on a family story)
  • Larry G. Brown
  • One lace glove
  • (a Civil War ghost story)
  • Lorna MacDonald Czarnota
  • Mean John and the Jack-o-lantern
  • The boy who drew cats
  • (a Japanese folktale)
  • Judy Sima
  • The greyman of Pawleys Island
  • (based on maritime legend)
  • Timothy E. Dillinger
  • Simon and the magic catfish
  • (a folktale from the southern United States)
  • Nat Whitman
  • The red satin ribbon
  • (an Irish folktale)
  • (an American variant of a European legend)
  • Martha Hamilton and Mitch Weiss
  • The dauntless girl
  • (a British folktale)
  • Margaret Read MacDonald
  • Shut up, Billy!
  • (an original tale with a traditional twist)
  • Jim May
  • Ain't nobody here
  • (an African-American folktale)
  • Michael J. Caduto
  • Lyn Ford
  • Outside the door
  • (based on U.S. campus lore)
  • Richard and Judy Dockery Young
  • Tío Mono y La Lechusa
  • (based on Mexican folk legend)
  • Gregorio C. Pedroza
  • Johnny and the dead man's liver
  • (an African-American folktale)
  • James "Sparky" Rucker
  • The vain girl and the handsome visitor
  • Aaron Kelly's bones
  • (based on Appalacian and African-American folklore) /
  • Kevin Cordi
  • The snow ghost
  • (based on Irish and Scottish folklore)
  • Wendy Ghost
  • Pretty maid Ibronka
  • (a Hungarian folktale)
  • Mary Grace Ketner
  • Mia's ghost
  • (based on a Mexican urban legend)
  • (an original story)
  • Robert D. San Souci
  • Olga Loya
  • The gingerbread boy
  • (a Kentucky folktale)
Control code
1199089
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
144 pages
Isbn
9780874839159
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009008711
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
ill
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1199089
  • (Sirsi) 1199089
  • (OCoLC)316098335

Library Locations

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      22 Bedford Road, Carlisle, MA, 01741, US
      42.528835 -71.348117
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