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Books in Scariest Places on Earth series

  • St. Louis Cemetery No. 1

    Michael Ferut

    Library Binding (Torque, Aug. 1, 2014)
    "Engaging images accompany information about St. Louis Cemetery No. 1. The combination of high-interest subject matter and light text is intended for students in grades 3 through 7"--
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  • Alcatraz

    Nick Gordon

    Library Binding (Torque, Aug. 1, 2013)
    The sounds of prisoners clanging through the halls, sobbing in their cells, or even playing the banjo may be normal in most prisons. But when they come from walls that haven't confined inmates in decades, it can only mean one thing. Read on to meet the criminals who met their end in Alcatraz but refused to fully depart.
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  • Winchester Mystery House

    Michael Ferut

    Library Binding (Torque, Aug. 1, 2014)
    "Engaging images accompany information about the Winchester mystery house. The combination of high-interest subject matter and light text is intended for students in grades 3 through 7"--
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  • Eastern State Penitentiary

    Nick Gordon

    Library Binding (Torque, Aug. 1, 2013)
    The Eastern State Penitentiary was the first prison to use solitary confinement. This controversial form of punishment is said to have left many inmates mentally ill. A few were driven to such desperate madness that even death couldn't bring proper relief. Discover why many believe these prisoners have left behind imprints of their disturbed souls.
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  • Edinburgh Castle

    Nick Gordon

    Library Binding (Torque, Aug. 1, 2013)
    Edinburgh Castle's 900-year-old history is riddled with murders and executions. Today visitors from all over the world tour the fortress. It's no surprise that reports of eerie shadows, drops in temperature, and feelings of being watched are common. Learn why even skeptics can't deny the paranormal activity inside Edinburgh castle.
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  • Transylvania

    Denny Von Finn

    Library Binding (Torque, Aug. 1, 2013)
    "Engaging images accompany information about Transylvania. The combination of high-interest subject matter and light text is intended for students in grades 3 through 7"--
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  • The Bone Chapel

    Nick Gordon

    Library Binding (Torque, Aug. 1, 2013)
    "Engaging images accompany information about The Bone Chapel. The combination of high-interest subject matter and light text is intended for students in grades 3 through 7"--Provided by publisher.
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  • Death Valley

    Grace Vail

    Paperback (Gareth Stevens Pub Learning library, Aug. 1, 2014)
    Death Valley in the American Southwest isn't a destination for those who don't enjoy the heat! Its scary name was given to it by a group of gold seekers who barely made it out of the valley alive. In fact, a few in their group weren't as lucky. Readers of this book will find out more about the unique landscape of this national park and about the animals and plants that have the vital adaptations needed to live there. Incredible photographs reflect why so many visitors make the trip to California and Nevada to experience Death Valley for themselves.
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  • RMS Queen Mary

    Michael Ferut

    Library Binding (Torque, Aug. 1, 2014)
    Built as an ocean liner for the rich and famous, this huge ship also transported troops in World War II. These days it serves as a hotel and museum for thousands of guests--several of whom may never leave. In this mysterious title, find out who still swims in the empty pool, who was killed in the engine room, and who plays with the faucets and lights in the middle of the night.
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  • Transylvania

    Ethan Weingarten

    Paperback (Gareth Stevens Pub Learning library, Aug. 1, 2014)
    The Romanian region of Transylvania is overshadowed by the terrifying specter of Dracula. This book delves into the origin of the Dracula legend, including the historic figure of Vlad Dracula, also known as Vlad the Impaler. It also introduces actual places in Transylvania that may be connected to this frightening character. Fact boxes and photographs help provide the perfect, though sometimes spooky, snapshot of this interesting part of Eastern Europe.
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  • Tower of London

    Denny Von Finn

    Library Binding (Torque, Aug. 1, 2013)
    In the Tower of London, the ghosts are known by name. They are the infamous nobility of times past, and they all boast stories of gruesome and untimely death. Today, the spirits often reveal themselves on the anniversary of their murders. Meet the who's who of England's dark past in a tour through the Tower of London.
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  • Stanley Hotel

    Denny Von Finn

    Library Binding (Torque, Aug. 1, 2013)
    "Engaging images accompany information about the Stanley Hotel. The combination of high-interest subject matter and light text is intended for students in grades 3 through 7"--
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