The Scary story reader : forty-one of the scariest stories for sleepovers, campfires, car & bus trips--even for first dates! (Book, 1994) [WorldCat.org]
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The Scary story reader : forty-one of the scariest stories for sleepovers, campfires, car & bus trips--even for first dates!

Author: Richard Young; Judy Dockrey Young; Wendell E Hall
Publisher: Little Rock, Ark. : August House, 1994, ©1993.
Series: American storytelling
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : 1st paperback edView all editions and formats
Summary:
A collection of scary urban legends and other modern-day horror tales preserved by oral tradition, including "Hook-arm," "The Call from the Downstairs Phone," and "Give Me Back My Guts!"

Gathers urban legends and stories about ghosts, murderers, corpses, curses, cannibalism, and monsters.

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Genre/Form: Horror
Folklore
Horror tales
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Young; Judy Dockrey Young; Wendell E Hall
ISBN: 0874833825 9780874833829 0874832713 9780874832716
OCLC Number: 228464213
Notes: Sequel to: Favorite scary stories of American children / [edited by] Richard and Judy Dockrey Young. 1990.
Reprint. Originally published: 1993.
Description: 174 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: Classic urban legends: Don't look back --
Hook-arm --
Pond of snakes --
Call from the downstairs phone --
Call from the grave --
Last kiss --
Urban runners-up: Outside the door --
Killer in the back seat --
Little white dog --
Step-drag --
Lady from the lake --
Headless brakeman --
Terror of our nation: Wendigo --
Tad O'Cain and the corpse --
Phantom ship --
Spin! Spin! Reel off, skin! --
Tailbones --
Rosewood casket --
Angelina --
Curse of Kilauea --
Lady in white on Mount Hood --
Ghost people --
Children of the glacier --
The thing in Lac De Smet --
Ghost of Prairie Rose --
Skull in the road --
Bloody benders --
Bearwalker.
Series Title: American storytelling
Responsibility: collected by Richard and Judy Dockrey Young ; introduction by Jan Harold Brunvand ; illustrations by Wendell E. Hall.

Abstract:

A collection of scary urban legends and other modern-day horror tales preserved by oral tradition, including "Hook-arm," "The Call from the Downstairs Phone," and "Give Me Back My Guts!"

Gathers urban legends and stories about ghosts, murderers, corpses, curses, cannibalism, and monsters.

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