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Zombie King and Other Scary Short Stories for Halloween (Mystery Underground)
Price: Free! Words: 16,520. Language: American English. Published: January 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Monsters, Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
MYSTERY UNDERGROUND ZOMBIE KING AND OTHER SCARY STORIES Mystery Underground is a collection of scary short stories for kids, middle grade readers, and everyone who likes a good scare. The stories combine the monsters and mystery of Goosebumps with the surprise endings of the Twilight Zone. They are the perfect scary stories to read in the dark, around the campfire, or under the covers at night.
Mystery Underground: California Creatures (A Collection of Scary Short Stories)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,260. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Monsters, Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
MYSTERY UNDERGROUND CALIFORNIA CREATURES READERS BEWARE! This book contains thirteen terrifying tales set in the state of California. Within them you will encounter trolls, ghosts, goblins, werewolves, and other mysterious creatures of legend. Read a scare ... if you dare!
Twisted Ghost Stories: A Set of Seven 15-Minute Books, Educational Version
Price: $4.29 USD. Words: 16,290. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
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 werewolf visiting a small, but suspicious town. A haunted bicycle. And more! Seven spooky tales. Includes Common Core exercis
Scary Ghost Stories: A Set of Seven 15-Minute Books, Educational Version
Price: $5.59 USD. Words: 19,920. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
Two girls climb a tree and find a the tree house, only to discover they are not alone.Scary Ghost Stories contains a collection of seven 15-minute ghost stories, including: The Haunted Tree House, The Ghost of the Donner Party, The Hobo Graveyard, The Haunted Haystack, The Isle of Death, The Disappearance of Sara Oglethorpe, The Werewolf of Walther Point. Includes exercises to meet Common Core St
Gifted Short Stories | New Year's Resolutions
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,620. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
Hazel Hinckley lives in the small town of Havenwood where everyone is born with an extraordinary gift. On her first day back from Winter Break, Hazel must write down three New Year's Resolutions for an assignment. The task seems daunting at first until a note is passed around the classroom, giving Hazel the perfect idea for her third and final resolution.
Aaron Tiny and the Great Snake Invasion, Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 7,880. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
"I'm bored," thought Aaron Tiny as he sat behind a wall. He was staring through a tiny nail hole in the wall watching Peter Martin, the big boy in the next room playing video games. "I could do better than he's doing," Aaron sighed. What happens to Aaron when he gets the chance to try? Educational Versions include Common Core exercises.
Miss Jones and the Runaway Slaves: A 15-Minute Fantasy, Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,210. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Meet Miss Jones, the time traveling second grade teacher. Whenever she finds something “not quite right” in history, she goes back and fixes it! Here Miss Jones discovers a group of runaway slaves. They have become lost when Harriet Tubman, their leader, has suddenly fallen asleep. Can Miss Jones help them find their way and save Harriet? Educational Versions include Common Core exercises.
Miss Jones and the Golden Spike: A 15-Minute Fantasy, Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,990. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Meet Miss Jones, the time traveling 2nd grade teacher. Whenever she finds something “not quite right” in history, she goes back and fixes it! Here Miss Jones discovers that the golden spike has been stolen! The transcontinental railroad is almost finished. Important people have come from all over to see the last, golden spike being laid, but it is gone! Can Miss Jones help? Has Common Core tasks.
Miss Jones and the Pony Express: A 15-Minute Fantasy, Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,890. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
Meet Miss Jones, the time traveling second grade teacher. Whenever she finds something “not quite right” in history, she goes back and fixes it! Here Miss Jones discovers that Pony Express rider Wild Bill Hickock is in danger. He is trying to carry the news of President Lincoln’s election across the plains. But Bill is sick. Can Miss Jones help keep him from dying? Includes Common Core exercises.
Miss Jones and the Wright Brothers: A 15-Minute Fantasy, Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,570. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Meet Miss Jones, the time traveling second grade teacher. Whenever she finds something “not quite right” in history, she goes back and fixes it! Here Miss Jones discovers that the first flight ended in a deadly crash! Something went wrong with the plane and it crashed. The first flight never happened. Can Miss Jones reach Kill Devil Hill in time to save Orville Wright? Has Common Core exercises.
Miss Jones and the David: A 15-Minute Fantasy, Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,280. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
Meet Miss Jones, the time traveling second grade teacher. Whenever she finds something “not quite right” in history, she goes back and fixes it! Here Miss Jones discovers that Michelangelo’s great sculpture only shows David from the waist up! What could have gone wrong and how can she fix it? Educational Versions include Common Core exercises. Ages 7-10
Mark the Genius
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,550. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: January 23, 2014 by Joy Agwu. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
Mark is a talented and intelligent young boy. His friends and even his teachers look to Mark to solve various problems. But being a genius is not always plain sailing. It has its downsides too. Mark the Genius reminds us of those 'best days of our lives', when dreams consist of nothing more than “games for homework, games instead of lessons and a trip to the park for break time?”
Shadow Friends
Price: Free! Words: 2,150. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
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Once upon a time, a boy named Tommy lived in a forest. One night, he needs to walk through the forest to give his grandma some soup, but along the way, magical things start to happen... A huge battle takes place between shadows in order to protect Tommy. Will the shadows succeed in keeping Tommy safe? After reading this story, you might never look at your shadow the same way again...
The Water Ghost of Harrowby Hall: A 15-Minute Ghost Story, Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 7,170. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
The trouble with Harrowby Hall was that it was haunted. What was worse, the ghost did not merely appear at the bedside of the person who saw it, but insisted on staying there for one hour before it would disappear. There she would stand until everything about her was thoroughly drenched. Find out what happened the next time the ghost appeared. Ages 9+. Includes Common Core exercises.
The Ghosts of Stukeley Castle: A 15-Minute Humorous Ghost Story, Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 3,120. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
There should have been snow on the ground to make the picture look more in season. But the American had lived in England long enough to know that this only happened in holiday magazines. On the 24th of December, he cheerfully accepted the low, brooding sky, and the delicate tracery of leafless pines. This was the background to Stukeley Castle. Find out what happens. Ages 9+. Has Common Core tasks.
The Toothless Hag: A 15-Minute Ghost Story, Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,930. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
It wasn’t fair! Why should Colin spend a week at his Aunt’s house picking apples when she wouldn’t even buy him a candy marble! Well, if life wasn’t going to be fair to him, he didn’t care about being fair. He cut out right after lunch and headed for the cemetery. He explored around, and stumbled upon a crypt with the bones of those long dead. Find out what happens there. Ages 9+. Has CCSS tasks.
The Ghosts in the Cellar: A 15-Minute Ghost Story, Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 7,310. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
This was our last chance. I know my wife thought this was a folly, but tomorrow she would see how right I was. Tomorrow our dreams would come true. Let me give you a bit of background. I had been a normal working slob my whole life. I was unhappy as an accountant, but I was even unhappier when I got laid off. It wasn’t my fault I wasn’t working anymore. Ages 9+. Includes Common Core exercises.
The Scarecrow: A 15-Minute Horror Story: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,620. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Horror » General
The scarecrow in the field was certainly scary, and not just to crows. Bobby couldn’t say why exactly he found it as scary as he did. He just did. He told himself it was only some material filled with straw, but avoided going near it, all the same. He preferred it if he didn’t have to even think about it. The scarecrow had been there forever, or so it seemed. Ages 9+. Has Common Core exercises.
The Ghost of the Clairborne: A 15-Minute Ghost Story, Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,640. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
I was so excited. I was finally going to stay at the Claiborne Hotel. I had grown up in San Francisco, and the Clairborne sat grandly on one of the highest hills in the city, looking out over the Bay. 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. Find out what happens when he does. Ages 9+. Has Common Core exercises.
The Haunted Bicycle: A 15-Minute Horror Story, Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,380. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
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! Ages 9+. Includes Common Core exercises.