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Dare to Be Scared

Dare to Be Scared

by Robert D. San Souci Illustrated by David Ouimet

In this creepy collection, San Souci draws on myths, legends, and folk tales to create 13 completely new stories, all featuring boys and girls from 8–12 as leading characters.

Dare to Be Scared weaves suspense, drama, and psychological power into eerie, evocative stories, including ghost tales, fantasy, and science fiction, that will spur young imaginations.

"One always expects impeccable scholarship and a fluid storytelling style when reading a San Souci adaptation."— The Horn Book Magazine

Ages
8, 9, 10
Interest Level
Grades 3 - 5
Grade Level Equivalent
5.2
Lexile Measure
850L
DRA
40
Guided Reading
S
Publisher
Cricket Books
Number of Pages
159
Genre
Horror, Horror and Supernatural, Short Stories

About the Author and Illustrator

Robert D. San Souci Robert San Souci is an award-winning author whose books have been named Caldecott Honor Books and Coretta Scott King Honor Books.
David Ouimet

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