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Ghost Stories for Intermediate Grades

Patrons often like a bit of a scare. These books offer ghost stories from around the world and across the USA. They are perfect for a Halloween display.

Ghostly Tales of Love and Revenge, by Daniel Cohen
Cohen turns his attention to ghosts who have been abandoned or scorned and now seek revenge. The majority of these specters are women. Some ghosts are merely pining for their lost loves. The locals span the globe, including Japan, Scotland, and the USA. Perfect for the reader who likes a little romance with her shivers.

Ghosts of the Deep, by Daniel Cohen
In this collection by Cohen, the reader is treated to ghostly stories related to the sea. Sure to lure readers of Goosebumps who are reader for better quality stories. There are enough pirates, ghosts, and haunted ships to keep the reluctant reader interested.

Dark-Thirty Southern Tales of the Supernatural, by Patricia McKissack
This Newbery honor book contains stories that feature the supernatural and the dark side of human nature. McKissack captures African American, southern history in a unique manner.

Ghost Stories from the American South, by W. K. McNeil
Each region of the US has its own unique flavor. This is reflected in these ghost stories from the South with notes about how and where they were collected. Many of the sites can be visited by the adventerous traveller.

Use students natural curiosity to lead them in historical research. This Salem Witch Trials Webquest will brew up great results.

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