Spine-Tingling Urban Legends

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — Fear Fest

  • Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 5   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

Ever hear a scary story and wonder if it really happened? Your friend’s cousin swears it’s true. But are there actually alligators lurking in the sewers? Or ghostly hitchhikers haunting lonely roads at night? Read on to learn about more creepy urban legends—from Bigfoot to Bloody Mary—and find out the truth!

Format List Price Your Price Qty
978-1-5124-3405-7
$30.65 $22.99
978-1-5124-5607-3
$9.99 $9.99
978-1-5124-5078-1
$46.65 $34.99
Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Social Studies
Copyright 2018
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Brand Searchlight Books ™
Imprint Lerner Publications ™, LernerClassroom
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2017-08-01
Reading Counts! Level 4.5
BISACS JNF008000, JNF052030
Dewey 398.2
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 7 x 9
Lexile 740
Guided Reading Level U
ATOS Reading Level 4.7
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 192167
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Bibliography/further reading, Glossary, Index, Photo captions, Reviewed, Sidebars, and Table of contents

Reviews

School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

“An appropriately named series that features just the right mix of history, mystery, and contemporary references for newly curious and seasoned skeptics alike.”—School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

Author: Karen Latchana Kenney

Karen Latchana Kenney was born near the rainforests of Guyana, but moved far north to Minnesota at a young age. She graduated from the University of Minnesota with a bachelor's degree in English and has been writing and editing since. She has worked as an editor at an educational publishing company, but is now a full-time freelance writer and editor in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She has written more than 70 books on all kinds of subjects: from arts and crafts to biographies of famous people. Her books have received positive reviews from Booklist, Library Media Connection, and School Library Journal. When she's not busy writing, she loves biking and hiking with her husband and young son in the many beautiful parks of the state. Visit her online at http://latchanakenney.wordpress.com/.