Bone-Chilling Myths

Bone-Chilling Myths

by Tim O'Shei
Bone-Chilling Myths

Bone-Chilling Myths

by Tim O'Shei


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Battles with eight-headed dragons. A woman who turns to stone. An underworld filled with hungry jaguars and bloodthirsty bats. Myths are stories that explain the creation of the world and how it works. From the ancient Greeks to the Mayans, every culture has its own myths. And some are downright scary! Learn about some of the most bone-chilling myths ever told.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781429645737
Publisher: Capstone
Publication date: 07/01/2010
Series: Scary Stories
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile: 650L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 14 Years

About the Author

Tim O’Shei is the author of more than 60 nonfiction books for kids and teens. He’s also a teacher, sports and entertainment journalist, and the founder of Live! Starring … You!, a program where students interview people in the spotlight. He regularly visits schools around the country, teaching workshops and spreading his motto, “Write for your dreams.” He’s been featured on national television, including an appearance on the Travel Channel’s “Mysteries at the Museum.” Tim is a native of Buffalo, New York, where he lives with his wife and three children.

Table of Contents

Bone-Chilling Myths

A Curious Story 4


A Rock-Hard Lesson 6

Very Scary

Saving the Last Sister 10

Winning the World from Evil 14

Freaky Scary

Chopped to Bits 18

A Nasty Burn 22

Heart-Racing Tales 26

Glossary 30


Internet Sites 31

Index 32

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