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The Resource Scary stories to tell in the dark, collected [and retold] by Alvin Schwartz ; drawings by Stephen Gammell

Scary stories to tell in the dark, collected [and retold] by Alvin Schwartz ; drawings by Stephen Gammell

Label
Scary stories to tell in the dark
Title
Scary stories to tell in the dark
Statement of responsibility
collected [and retold] by Alvin Schwartz ; drawings by Stephen Gammell
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Drawn from the oral traditions of American folklore, these ghost stories and tales of weird happenings, witches, and graveyards have startling, funny, or surprising endings
Tone
Award
  • Buckeye Children's Book Award (Ohio), Grades 3-5, 1987.
  • Grand Canyon Reader Award (Arizona), General Category, 1987.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
098310
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1927-1992
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Schwartz, Alvin
Dewey number
  • 398.25
  • J398.25
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Interest level
MG
LC call number
  • PZ8.1.S399
  • PS648.G48
LC item number
  • Sc 2017
  • S39 2017
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 6
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
4.1
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Gammell, Stephen
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ghosts
  • Tales
  • Ghost stories, American
  • Ghosts
  • Folklore
  • Horror stories
  • Ghosts
  • JUVENILE FICTION / Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
  • JUVENILE FICTION / Ghost Stories
  • JUVENILE FICTION / Holidays & Celebrations / Halloween
  • Ghost stories, American
  • Ghosts
  • Tales
  • United States
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Scary stories to tell in the dark, collected [and retold] by Alvin Schwartz ; drawings by Stephen Gammell
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 105-110)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • The white wolf
  • The haunted house
  • The guests
  • The hearse song
  • The girl who stood on a grave
  • A new horse
  • Alligators
  • Room for one more
  • The Wendigo
  • The dead man's brains
  • The big toe
  • "May I carry your basket?"
  • The hook
  • The white satin evening gown
  • High beams
  • The babysitter
  • The viper
  • The attic
  • The slithery-dee
  • Aaron Kelly's bones
  • Wait till Martin comes
  • The walk
  • The ghost with the bloody fingers
  • "What do you come for?"
  • Me tie dough-ty walker!
  • A man who lived in Leeds
  • Old woman all skin and bone
  • The thing
  • Cold as clay
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Revised edition.
Extent
viii, 111 pages
Isbn
9781537959771
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)963359983
Label
Scary stories to tell in the dark, collected [and retold] by Alvin Schwartz ; drawings by Stephen Gammell
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 105-110)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • The white wolf
  • The haunted house
  • The guests
  • The hearse song
  • The girl who stood on a grave
  • A new horse
  • Alligators
  • Room for one more
  • The Wendigo
  • The dead man's brains
  • The big toe
  • "May I carry your basket?"
  • The hook
  • The white satin evening gown
  • High beams
  • The babysitter
  • The viper
  • The attic
  • The slithery-dee
  • Aaron Kelly's bones
  • Wait till Martin comes
  • The walk
  • The ghost with the bloody fingers
  • "What do you come for?"
  • Me tie dough-ty walker!
  • A man who lived in Leeds
  • Old woman all skin and bone
  • The thing
  • Cold as clay
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Revised edition.
Extent
viii, 111 pages
Isbn
9781537959771
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)963359983

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