Scary Story Reader by Richard YoungScary Story Reader by Richard Young

Scary Story Reader

byRichard Young, Judy Dockrey Young

Paperback | December 15, 2005

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Collected by Richard and Judy Dockrey Young, the powerhouse couple whose scary stories showcase the height of horror, the dreadful tales within this book are organized by themes: "The Classic Urban Legends" - the most popular of the scary legends, unverified but repeated as is they were true, with contemporary settings and subject matter; "A Terror Tour of Our Nation" includes stories across, sideways, and up and down all of North America; "Jump!" stories that end with the teller yelling the final words; "Laugh Yourself to Death" to give ourselves a break of humor; and "Our Favorite Horror Tales" that highlight the fear of unnatural beings and events. Back by popular demand, these timeless, scary and spine-tingling thrillers are collected together for young readers.
Judy Dockery Young Bio: Judy was born in Muskogee, Oklahoma, June 25, 1949, to a family that settled Oklahoma before statehood. The Dockreys are of Irish-American Indian extraction, and Judy's mother is a German-Scot-Irish, which gave Judy a varied heritage in a pioneering family. She attended two-room Star School in the Verdigris Ri...
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Title:Scary Story ReaderFormat:PaperbackDimensions:174 pages, 8.64 × 5.75 × 0.51 inPublished:December 15, 2005Publisher:August House

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ISBN - 10:0874833825

ISBN - 13:9780874833829

Appropriate for ages: 10 - 14

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Timeless favorites told by grandparents, as well as many more contemporary thrillers, will be found in this collection. Classic urban legends such as "Hook-Arm", "Last Kiss", and "Don't Look Back" lead off the collection following an informative introduction by Dr. Jan Brunvand, folklorist at the University of Utah