Book Detail

Spooky Cemeteries

ISBN: 9781597165624

Contributors: Williams, Dinah (Author)
Taylor, Troy (Consultant)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing, 2008

Dewey: 133.122

Binding: Library Binding (Readerbound Available)


Accelerated Reader 5.2/MG
Lexile Level 0790
Guided Reading N/A
Interest MG

BISAC: Juvenile Nonfiction | Curiosities & Wonders

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Do the dead tell tales? Readers will find out in this scary trip through 11 of the worlds spookiest graveyards. Among the stops: Chestnut Hill Cemetery in Rhode Island. Thats where a little girl named Mercy Brown is buried. In the late 1800s, her family was hit by tuberculosis. First, her mother and sister died. Then Mercy herself became sick and died. In desperation to save his tubercular son, her fatherwho had become convinced that Mercy was a vampire rising from the grave each night to suck the life blood from her siblingdug up her body, cut out her heart and burned it, and served the ashes to her brother. Such compelling historical nonfiction will keep readers eagerly turning the pages in this macabre exploration of the world of the dead. Spooky Cemeteries is part of Bearports Scary Places series.

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