For October (or just for kids who love scary stories!), here's a great telling of Bancho Sarayashiki, one of Japan's most famous ghost stories.
A soldier meets a mysterious stranger in a graveyard. Could this be the dark figure that townsfolk have seen darting in and out of the shadows?
In this old Nigerian folk tale, a young villager ends up marrying a real bonehead. (Sorry, we had to.)
This old Native American myth, The Raven Steals the Light, is the perfect story to spook -- but not scare -- kids this Halloween.
n this funny fairy tale, a brave young man has a few run-ins with some boastful ghosts.
Give your wild child this werewolf story to read this Halloween. He'll have a spooky story to share with friends, and get some reading practice, too!
Read this creepy story about a mythological creature called a korrigan, then answer the comprehension questions at the end.
Get to know the man, the monster,the legend of Frankenstein with this passage from the original novel -- the moment where he realizes he's made a grave mistake.
Don't lose your head over reading comprehension this Halloween...try it with Ichabod Crane and the story of Sleepy Hollow.
Read this version of The Wild Hunt with your little boy or ghoul this Halloween, then answer the comprehension questions at the end.