15-Minute Ghost Stories

The Stonemason's Playground: A Scary 15-Minute Horror Story
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Ghost Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,580. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
“I was across the marsh, by a stone wall.” I hadn’t intended to give away where I’d been, but I was getting flustered. “By the Stonemason’s Playground?” Tommy asked. “What’s that?” I said, trying to sound dumb. “It’s a haunted playground,” Brad said with a shiver. I could tell he liked being scared. “The kids who sneak into the playground to play are turned to stone. They never come back!”
Prisoner of Oak Terrace: A Scary 15-Minute Ghost Story
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Ghost Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,780. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
Prisoners are taken at Oak Terrace. When you ask what prisoners, you'll hear stories. Stories of strange things that have happened to many people. But most often, you'll hear the story of Timmy McGill: The Prisoner of Oak Terrace. Read Timmy’s story in this short, but creepy tale. Ages 9 and up. LearningIsland.com believes in the value of children practicing reading for 15 minutes every day.
The Ghost of the Tree: A Scary 15-Minute Ghost Story
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Ghost Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
I had found it! This house was the perfect place to write the great American novel. I tumbled into bed, anxious to start the next day. Within half an hour, I was awake again. The sounds were back. I got up and peered out the window. That’s when I saw it. In the ghostly light of a half moon shining through the darkness, I saw a young girl chopping at the trunk of a huge oak tree behind the house.
Ghost Ship on the Cay: A Scary 15-Minute Ghost Story
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Ghost Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
The ship came into the harbor, running full out in front of a storm. No one thought she’d make it, but she did. But then the town discovered that there was no one on board. She was called the Providence. It was a fitting name, for she brought Providence to our town, and much, much more to the widow Mabel Priory. Read this short, but creepy tale to find out what Mabel did with this ship!
The Haunted Haystack: A Scary 15-Minute Ghost Story
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Ghost Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,050. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
The night started out just great. I’d gone to a scary movie with some friends, and Mary Lou Pendergrass had cuddled up to me all night long. Then I started walking home through the field. That’s when my luck changed. Suddenly I was being followed, but not by anything human. Would I ever make it home safely? Read this short, but creepy tale to find out. Ages 9 and up.
The Ghost of the Donner Party: A Scary 15-Minute Ghost Story
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Ghost Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,020. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
“Is there any decent place to stop between here and the mountains?” I asked the storekeeper. “You can pretty much camp anywhere,” he said. “The Indians are pretty friendly here abouts. If you’re at all concerned about making it over the mountains, though, I suggest you stop at old lady Williams’ place at the base of the mountains.” “What’s so special about Old lady Williams’ place?" Find out!
Werewolf Fever: A Scary 15-Minute Horror Story
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Ghost Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
“There's a werewolf around. I just know it.” “Johnson lost another lamb last night.” “They found what was left of it torn to bits down by the railroad track.” “And they found tracks of the monster too.” “They were huge.” Sheriff Corbin listened as the talk swirled around him. Finally he stepped in. Find out what the sherrif said and what the town did in this short and creepy tale.
The Persistent Ghost: A Funny 15-Minute Ghost Story
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Ghost Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,180. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
“I’m sorry if I’m such a pain,” Mr. Sidney said as I adjusted his pillows. “Oh! It’s not you, I promise,” Janet said. “I just have some things on my mind.” “They don’t seem to be happy things,” Mr. Sidney noted with a wheeze. “Is it all this taking care of dying folks that has you upset? Or is it something else? I have a hard time talking, but I can be a great listener." Read Janet's story.
The Haunted Ghost: A Funny 15-Minute Ghost Story
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Ghost Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,150. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
"Ah, this one was going to be easy," Martin thought to himself. "A single woman living alone." He had haunted families, bachelors, and old maids before. None of them lasted more than a week. He had his favorites, of course. Find out who has moved into Martin's house, and how he handles it in this short and funny ghoat story.
Wrong Way Round Hall: A Twisted 15-Minute Horror Story
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Ghost Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,980. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
When we got to the end of the street, we thought of where to go trick or treating next. “I think we should go to Cedar Street,” Carrie said. “Those houses are close together. We can hit more houses in less time.” Suddenly I saw a lane branching off the end of the road. Find out what happens when they follow the lane to Wrong Way Round Hall!
The Haunted Bicycle: A Scary 15-Minute Ghost Story
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Ghost Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,490. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
I got my bike at a police auction. I thought it looked like a fantastic piece of machinery! The cops had said it was abandoned, but I couldn’t believe it! Why in the world would anyone abandon an incredible bike like this? A few days later I found out the answer to that question. Let me tell you what happened. Found out about this strange, terrifying bike in this scary ghost story. Ages 9 and up.
The Ghost of the Clairborne: A Scary 15-Minute Ghost Story
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Ghost Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,680. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
I was so excited. I was going to stay at the Claiborne Hotel. I was raised in San Francisco and the Clairborne had sat grandly on the highest hill in the city. As a kid I had always dreamed about what it would be like to live in a place like that, or even stay there for a few nights. The Clairborne had a storied history, one that my grandfather was a part of. Find out what happens at the hotel!
Captain Albacore: A 15-Minute Ghost Story
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Ghost Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,100. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
Who was the mysterious pilot hanging around the flight room. What did he want? No one really knew. Then one day Captain Albacore collapsed. As a fellow pilot, someone was duty bound to visit him in the hospital and I drew the short straw. But I wasn’t prepared for the request he made of me, or how that request would turn out. Read this short, but creepy tale to find out who Captain Albacore is.
FF489: A Spooky Ghost Story
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Ghost Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,770. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
Mayday! Mayday! We had just finished a bombing run and we were lost. The fog was as thick as pea soup, and our instrument panel had been damaged by enemy gunfire. Would anyone come to our rescue? Suddenly the radio crackled to life and I heard a voice. But where would it lead us? Read this short, but creepy tale to find out. Ages 9 and up.
The Witch's Brew: A Scary 15-Minute Ghost Story
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Ghost Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,770. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
It was a hopeless love affair and William knew it; but he couldn't stop his heart. With that thought in mind, William sets out for the witch’s cabin. He has saved his money, and now he has enough for the magic potion that will make Annabelle Carson love him forever. Find out what happens to William in this short, but creepy tale. Ages 9 and up.
Spooky Ghost Stories: A Collection of 15-Minute Ghost Stories
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Book Sets · 15-Minute Ghost Stories. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,300. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
A ship sails into port, running fast ahead of a storm. No one in the town thinks she will make it to shore, but she does. That's when the townsfolk discover something strange. There is no one on board! The ship is filled with provisions, water, and everything needed, except a crew. Find out the secret of the ship, and read these other spooky ghost stories.
Scary Ghost Stories: A Collection of 15-Minute Ghost Stories
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Book Sets · 15-Minute Ghost Stories. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,870. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Two girls find a tree house in the woods. They climb the tree and begin to play in the tree house, only to discover they are not alone. They escape from the tree house and race through the woods, only to find themselves at a cabin that is rumored to belong to a witch. She seems nice enough, but then she makes a strange, frightening request. Read all seven of these scary 15-Minute ghost stories
Twisted Ghost Stories: A Collection of 15-Minute Ghost Stories with a Twist
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Book Sets · 15-Minute Ghost Stories. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,240. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Meet the ghosts, werewolves, and spooky creatures who inhabit this book: A persistent ghost who refuses to give up the woman he loves, even though she doesn’t love him! A woman who insists on haunting a ghost! A spooky house visited by two daring young trick-or-treaters. A haunted bicycle. And more! This set of seven spooky ghost stories all have a twist of humor or a surprise ending!