Spooky North Carolina: Tales of Hauntings, Strange Happenings, and Other Local Lore [NOOK Book]

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Pull up a chair or gather round the campfire and get ready for twenty-five creepy tales of ghostly hauntings, eerie happenings, and other strange occurrences in North Carolina. From the phantom railroad conductor who shines his lantern along the tracks near Maco to the grisly mass hanging re-created on dark nights by a swamp near Smithfield, the stories in this entertaining and compelling collection will have you looking over your shoulder again and again. North Carolina folklore traditions are kept alive in ...
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Spooky North Carolina: Tales of Hauntings, Strange Happenings, and Other Local Lore

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Overview

Pull up a chair or gather round the campfire and get ready for twenty-five creepy tales of ghostly hauntings, eerie happenings, and other strange occurrences in North Carolina. From the phantom railroad conductor who shines his lantern along the tracks near Maco to the grisly mass hanging re-created on dark nights by a swamp near Smithfield, the stories in this entertaining and compelling collection will have you looking over your shoulder again and again. North Carolina folklore traditions are kept alive in these expert retellings by master storyteller S. E. Schlosser and through artist Paul Hoffman’s evocative illustrations. You’ll meet ghosts and witches, hear things that go bump in the night, and feel an icy wind on the back of your neck on a warm summer evening. Whether read around the campfire on a dark and dreary night or from the backseat of the family van on the way to Grandma’s, this is a collection to treasure. RaleighOcracokeMacoWinston-SalemGreensboroAshevilleThe SmokiesCharlotteFayettevilleThe Outer BanksMacoGoldsboro
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780762756223
  • Publisher: Globe Pequot Press
  • Publication date: 8/18/2009
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 922,476
  • File size: 7 MB

Meet the Author

S. E. Schlosser has been telling stories since she was a child, when games of “let’s pretend” quickly built themselves into full-length stories. She created and maintains the Web site AmericanFolklore.net, where she shares a wealth of stories from all 50 states, some dating back to the origins of America. Paul Hoffman illustrates books of many genres—children’s titles, textbooks, short story collections, natural history volumes, and cookbooks. For the Spooky series, he employs a scratchboard technique and an active imagination.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 2, 2012

    Answer tto yiur question:

    It all depends in what type of mystery you like. Iam also a teen and Ilove sherlock holmes...but that is just me...

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 27, 2011

    Wow.i havent read the book yet

    Noone has written a review yet?must not be a good book.well im a newbie on this nook so im tryin to find books for preteens.books like the house od night series book with mystery and adventure but still a little thrilling.if u jave any reccomendations please give me ur sugestions.thanks so much!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 1, 2012

    To wow

    U hav to tell me wat kind of books u like mystery ,romance, fantacy ,wild west; ect.

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