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Half-minute horrors

Author: Susan Rich
Publisher: New York : Harper, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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An anthology of very short, scary stories by an assortment of authors and illustrators including Chris Raschka, Joyce Carol Oates, Neil Gaiman, Jack Gantos, and Lane Smith.
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Genre/Form: Children's stories
Horror tales
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Rich
ISBN: 9780061833793 0061833797
OCLC Number: 310399064
Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection
Target Audience: Ages 10 up.
Description: 141 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Something you ought to know / Lemony Snicket --
The chicken or the egg / Jerry Spinelli --
In hiding / Kenneth Oppel --
The old man in the picture / Richard Sala --
The babysitter / Erin Hunter --
Grand entrance / James Patterson --
Halloween mask / Sonya Sones --
Tenton / Tom Genrich & Michele Perry --
Nanny / Angela Johnson --
The legend of Alexandra & Rose / Jon Klassen --
What's coming / Arthur Slade --
An easy gig / M.T. Anderson --
Mr. Black / Yvonne Prinz --
The foot dragger / M.E. Kerr --
Trick / Adam Rex --
Hank / Dean Lorey --
One of a kind / Sarah Weeks --
A walk too far / Gloria Whelan --
A very short story / Holly Black --
Deep six / Faye Kellerman --
The turn of the screw by Henry James, A novel as told by Lisa Brown in fewer than 30 seconds / Lisa Brown --
The attack of the flying mustaches / Pseudonymous Bosch --
Takowanda / Nadia Aguiar --
Heart stopper / Sienna Mercer --
Up to my elbow / Jack Gantos --
Four gleams in the moonlight / Stephen Marche. The goblin book / Brad Meltzer --
Worms / Lane Smith --
The dare / Carol Gorman --
The ballad of John Grepsy / David Rich --
Soup / Jenny Nimmo --
The creeping hand / Margaret Atwood --
Wet sand, little teeth / Mariko Tamaki --
A thousand faces / Brian Selznick --
Chocolate cake / Francine Prose --
At the water's edge / Ayelet Waldman --
My worst nightmare / R.L. Stine --
The beast outside / Adele Griffin --
Unannounced / Aliza Kellerman --
Kruger's Sausage Haus / Mark Crilley --
There's something under the bed / Allan Stratton --
Cat's paw / Sarah L. Thomson --
Horrorku / Katherine Applegate --
The itch / Avi --
The new me: a pantoum / Gail Carson Levine --
Always eleven / David Stahler Jr --
Aloft / Carson Ellis --
Skittering / Tui T. Sutherland --
Stuck in the middle / Abi Slone --
All finger and thumbs / Joseph Delaney --
Don't wet the bed / Alan Grats --
The final word / Josh Greenhut --
The shadow / Neil Gaiman --
A day at the lake / Lesley Livingston --
Whispered / Jon Scieszka --
A disturbing limerick / Vladimir Radunsky --
Through the veil / Alison McGhee --
The rash / Daniel Ehrenhaft --
Where nightmares walk / Melissa Marr --
On a Tuesday during that time of year / Chris Raschka --
Death rides a pink bicycle / Stacey Godenir --
I'm not afraid / Dan Gutman --
The doll / Alice Kuipers --
Easy over / Frank Viva --
Them / Libba Bray --
Tiger kitty / Joyce Carol Oates --
Inventory / Jonathan Lethem --
Shortcut / Michael Connelly --
Strawberry bubbles / Lauren Myracle --
We think you do / Barry Yourgrau --
The prisoner of Eternia / Aaron Renier --
In conclusion / Gregory Maguire.
Responsibility: edited by Susan Rich.

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An anthology of very short, scary stories by an assortment of authors and illustrators including Chris Raschka, Joyce Carol Oates, Neil Gaiman, Jack Gantos, and Lane Smith.

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