For thousands of years, people have said they saw ghosts. Others don’t believe in ghosts at all. Here are six famous ghost stories. Boo!

  • Publisher: Capstone
  • Series: Really Scary Stuff
  • Year Published: 2010
  • Age Level: 6-8
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These tales of cursed ships, haunted tombs, mummies, and vampires could make young readers reach for the nightlight. Aiding new readers is a simple writing style and a few definitions of more difficult words such as “executed” and “hypnotize” directly below the text. A few “Fact or Fiction” sections offer such questions as, “Is Bachelor’s Grove Cemetery Haunted?” (Ghosts) and “Does Bigfoot Really Exist?” (Monsters). These titles provide compelling material. (School Library Journal)