From ancient times, people have been afraid of monsters. Monsters can bash people on the head, suck their blood, even eat them. Let’s look at six fearsome creatures and decide if they are imaginary or real.

  • 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)