15-Minute Ghost Stories

The Stonemason's Playground: A Scary 15-Minute Horror Story
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Ghost Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
“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
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Ghost Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,770. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
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
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Ghost Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,690. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
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
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Ghost Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,290. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
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
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Ghost Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,040. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
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
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Ghost Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,010. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
“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
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Ghost Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,280. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
“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
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Ghost Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,170. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
“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
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Ghost Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,130. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
"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
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Ghost Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,970. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
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
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Ghost Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,480. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012 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 in this scary ghost story. Ages 9 and up.
The Ghost of the Clairborne: A Scary 15-Minute Ghost Story
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Ghost Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,670. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
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
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Ghost Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,090. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
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
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Ghost Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,750. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
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
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Ghost Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,760. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
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
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Book Sets · 15-Minute Ghost Stories. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,340. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense
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
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Book Sets · 15-Minute Ghost Stories. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,710. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Horror
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
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Book Sets · 15-Minute Ghost Stories. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,270. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor
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!
The Scarecrow: A 15-Minute Horror Story
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Ghost Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,740. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
The scarecrow in the Williams’s 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 CCS exercises
The Scarecrow: A 15-Minute Horror Story: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Ghost Stories. 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 Ghosts of Stukeley Castle: A 15-Minute Humorous Ghost Story, Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Ghost Stories. 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.
Captain Albacore: A Spooky 15-Minute Ghost Story, Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Ghost Stories. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,980. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Children’s books » Monsters
Who was the mysterious pilot hanging around the flight room? What did he want? No one knew. Then 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, creepy tale to find out more. Includes Common Core exercises.
FF489: A 15-Minute Ghost Story, Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Ghost Stories. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,630. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Monsters, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
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. Includes Common Core exercises.
Ghost Ship on the Cay: A Scary 15-Minute Ghost Story, Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Ghost Stories. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,260. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
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. Ages 9 and up. Includes Common Core exercises.
Prisoner of Oak Terrace: A 15-Minute Ghost Story, Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Ghost Stories. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 7,660. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
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. Educational Versions include Common Core exercises.
Scary Ghost Stories: A Set of Seven 15-Minute Books, Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Book Sets · 15-Minute Ghost Stories. 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
Spooky Ghost Stories: A Set of Seven 15-Minute Books, Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Book Sets · 15-Minute Ghost Stories. Price: $4.59 USD. Words: 19,360. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Monsters, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
A ship sails into port, running fast ahead of a storm. No one in town thinks she will make it to shore. She does, but no one is on board! Spooky Ghost Stories contains a collection of seven 15-minute ghost stories, including: Captain Albacore, FF 489, Ghost Ship on the Cay, Prisoner of Oak Terrace, The Ghost of the Tree, The Stonemason's Playground, and The Witch's Brew. Incl. Common Core exercis
The Cemetery Ghost: A 15-Minute Ghost Story, Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Ghost Stories. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,120. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
I was driving down a deserted road. It was a shortcut I often took to get home. I’m not sure it was any shorter, but it was definitely quieter. A lot fewer cars came this way. Perhaps it was because most of the houses weren’t out this direction. Maybe it was even because of the cemetery. I actually liked going by the cemetery. Find out what happens when he does. Ages 9+. Has Common Core exercises
The Cemetery Ghost: A Scary 15-Minute Ghost Story
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Ghost Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,230. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
I was driving down a nearly deserted road. It was a shortcut I often took to get home from town. I’m not sure it was any shorter, but it was definitely quieter. A lot fewer cars came this way. Perhaps it was because most of the houses weren’t out this direction. Maybe it was even because of the cemetery. Find out what happens when he takes refuge from a storm in the cemetery.
The Disappearance of Sara Oglethorpe: A 15-Minute Ghost Story, Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Ghost Stories. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,890. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
Sara Oglethorpe’s father was a drunk. When he drank he got mean, and Sara hated him for it. Then one night the neighbors heard a fight coming from the Oglethorpe house. The next day Sara wasn’t in school. On Sunday she never made it to church. Find out what happened to Sarah and her father in this creepy tale. Ages 9+. Educational Versions Include exercises designed to meet Common Core standards.
The Disappearance of Sara Oglethorpe: A Scary 15-Minute Ghost Story
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Ghost Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,940. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
Sara Oglethorpe’s father was a drunk. When he drank he got mean, and Sara hated him for it. Then one night the neighbors heard a huge fight coming from the Oglethorpe house. The next day Sara wasn’t in school. On Sunday she never made it to church. Find out what happened to Sarah and her father in this creepy tale. Ages 9 and up. Do your 15 minutes of reading a day with this scary book!
The Ghost of the Clairborne: A 15-Minute Ghost Story, Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Ghost Stories. 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 Ghost of the Donner Party: A 15-Minute Ghost Story, Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Ghost Stories. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 7,030. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
“Is there any decent place to stop between here and the mountains?” I asked the storekeeper. “You can pretty much camp anywhere along the way,” 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.” Ages 9+. Includes Common Core exercises.
The Ghost of the Tree: A 15-Minute Ghost Story, Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Ghost Stories. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,620. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
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, I saw a young girl chopping at the trunk of a huge oak tree. Ages 9 and up. Includes Common Core exercises.
The Haunted Bicycle: A 15-Minute Horror Story, Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Ghost Stories. 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.
The Haunted Ghost: A 15-Minute Ghost Story, Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Ghost Stories. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,030. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
"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 what happens to the new owner of this haunted house in this short by creepy tale. Ages 9+ Educational Versions Include exercises designed to meet Common Core Standards
The Haunted Haystack: A 15-Minute Horror Story, Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Ghost Stories. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,950. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
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, creepy tale to find out. Ages 9+. Includes Common Core exercises.
The Haunted Tree House: A 15-Minute Ghost Story, Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Ghost Stories. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 7,220. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Horror » General
Tammy and Jessica were best friends. They loved to go exploring. Then one day they found a tree house deep in the woods. It was a great tree house, but something didn’t feel right. It was almost as if the tree house was haunted. Tammy and Jessica ran from the tree house, only to find themselves at a small clearing in the woods. Facing them was an old cabin, and an even older woman. Has CCSS tasks
The Haunted Tree House: A Scary 15-Minute Ghost Story
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Ghost Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,270. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Paranormal, Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
Tammy and Jessica were best friends. They loved to go exploring together. Then one day they found a tree house deep in the forest. It was a great tree house, but something didn’t feel right. It was almost as if the tree house was haunted. Tammy and Jessica ran from the tree house, only to find themselves at a small clearing in the woods. Facing them was an old cabin, and an even older woman!
The Hobo Graveyard: A 15-Minute Horror Story
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Ghost Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,370. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Paranormal
“Then the train pulls away from the station,” Peter said. “And anyone riding in boxcar 1313 on the night of a full moon, never comes back. They go to the hobo graveyard to die.” Those were the words that started the challenge; The challenge that would change my life forever. Read this short, but creepy tale to find out what happened when Aaron took boxcar 1313 one cold, moonlit night. Ages 9+
The Hobo Graveyard: A 15-Minute Horror Story, Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Ghost Stories. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 7,270. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Horror » General
“Then the train pulls away from the station,” Peter said. “And anyone riding in boxcar 1313 on the night of a full moon, never comes back. They go to the hobo graveyard to die.” Those were the words that started the challenge; The challenge that would change my life forever. Read this short, creepy tale to find out what happened one cold, moonlit night. Ages 9+. Includes Common Core exercises.
The Isle of Death: A 15-Minute Horror Story, Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Ghost Stories. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,010. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Out in the Atlantic lies an island shaped like a huge footprint with amputated toes. A ridge of mountains runs the length of the island. On one side the island is covered with a beautiful town. Mansions dot the hillsides and once beautiful gardens stretch out before them. But all the inhabitants of these wondrous homes reside on the other side of the island. Ages 9+. Includes Common Core exercises
The Persistent Ghost: A 15-Minute Ghost Story, Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Ghost Stories. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,100. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
“I’m sorry if I’m such a pain,” Mr. Sidney said as I adjusted his pillows. “Oh! It’s not you,” Janet sighed. “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. Ages 9+. Has Common Core exercises.
The Stonemason’s Playground: A Scary 15-Minute Horror Story, Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Ghost Stories. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,450. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Horror » General
“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." Ages 9+ Has CCSS exercises.
The Werewolf of Walther Point: A 15-Minute Horror Story, Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Ghost Stories. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,450. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Monsters, Fiction » Horror » General
The fog rolled in, wrapping itself around my shoulders like a stale, wet, gray cloak. And it hid me. It hid my presence from the watchful eyes in the cabin before me. That was fine with me. I needed the concealment more than I needed the sight. In fact, I didn't need to see the cabin at all. I could smell it. Ages 9 and up. Educational Versions Include Common Core exercises
The Werewolf of Walther Point: A Scary 15-Minute Ghost Story
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Ghost Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,510. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Monsters, Fiction » Children’s books » Paranormal
The fog rolled in, wrapping itself around my shoulders like a stale, wet, gray cloak. It gathered deeper and deeper, like an old friend happy to see me after a long absence. And it hid me. It hid my presence from the watchful eyes in the cabin before me. That was fine with me. I needed the concealment more than I needed the sight. In fact, I didn't need to see the cabin at all. I could smell it!
The Witch’s Brew: A 15-Minute Horror Story, Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Ghost Stories. 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
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. Educational Versions Include Common Core exercises.
Twisted Ghost Stories: A Set of Seven 15-Minute Books, Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Book Sets · 15-Minute Ghost Stories. 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
Werewolf Fever: A 15-Minute Horror Story, Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Ghost Stories. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,140. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Children’s books » Monsters
“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.” “And they found tracks of the monster too.” “They were huge.” Sheriff Corbin listened as the talk around him started raising the pulses of the crowd. Finally he stepped in. Find out what happens next. Ages 9 and up. Includes Common Core exercises.
Wrong Way Round Hall: A 15-Minute Horror Story, Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Ghost Stories. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,890. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Horror » General
We tried to think of where to go trick or treating next. “I think we should go to Cedar Street,” Carrie said. “Why Cedar Street?” I asked. “Those are small houses, not rich ones.” “Yeah,” Carrie answered. “But they are close together. We can hit more houses in less time.” I had to admit she had a point. Suddenly I saw a lane branching off to the side. What is there? Includes Common Core Exercises.
The Ghosts in the Cellar: A 15-Minute Ghost Story, Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Ghost Stories. 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 Ghosts in the Cellar: A Scary 15-Minute Ghost Story
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Ghost Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,310. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Paranormal, Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
This was our last chance. I know that my wife thought this was a folly at first, but tomorrow she would see how right I was. Tomorrow a lot of our dreams would come true. Find out what happens when the author buys a vineyard and begins making wine in a haunted cellar. Ages 9 and up.
The Toothless Hag: A 15-Minute Ghost Story
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Ghost Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,020. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Paranormal, Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
It isn’t fair! Why should Colin spend an entire week at his Aunt Kate’s house picking apples when she won’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. Colin cut out right after lunch and headed for the local cemetery down the road. He explored around, and stumbled upon a crypt with the bones of those long dead. Find out what happens!
The Toothless Hag: A 15-Minute Ghost Story, Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Ghost Stories. 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 Water Ghost of Harrowby Hall: A 15-Minute Ghost Story, Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Ghost Stories. 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.