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Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark is Back in Print

If you’re one of us Generation Xers, this news is certainly going to tickle your fancy: Alvin Schwartz and Stephen Gammell’s Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark trilogy is back and print and now available in a killer set! 63 more words



A first grader excitedly showed me his nonfiction book about wooly mammoths to me today. I have to smile because I’ve wanted to be a paleontologist since I was a little girl. 224 more words

Children's Books

Terrible Things

I read a book today that was very powerful. It isn’t long, it doesn’t have flashy illustrations or human characters, but it was powerful nonetheless. 433 more words

Children's Books

Great article with cute video proves why it's important to read to children

Swartz, A. (2017, January 12). This 4-year-old got a special visit to Library of Congress because she loves books so much. Retrieved February 03, 2017, from… 262 more words


On My Bookshelf: Scary Stories Treasury, by Alvin Schwartz

If you are a child of the 1980s, Alvin Schwartz’s holy trinity of scary stories for children likely gave your library card a decent amount of exercise. 670 more words

Book Reviews And Author Interviews

Read This!: Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

When Alfred came to a rise in the path, he looked back for Thomas. He did not see him anywhere. But he did see Harold. 317 more words


He wore old soft clothes and sat in an old chair on an old green porch and told stories. The stranger they were the truer he looked and I believed every one.

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