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The Scary States of America
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Delacorte Pr
Publication date July 24, 2007
Pages 404
Binding Paperback
Book category Juvenile Fiction
ISBN-13 9780385733311
ISBN-10 0385733313
Dimensions 0.75 by 5.50 by 7.75 in.
Weight 0.70 lbs.
Availability§ Publisher Out of Stock Indefinitely
Original list price $7.99
Other format details juvenile
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Summaries and Reviews
Summary
From the Skunk Ape of Florida to the Jersey Devil roaming the forests of New Jersey, fifty weird stories based on true events provide the myths, stories, and legends of the aliens, ghosts, and monsters who haunt various places across the nation. Simultaneous.
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Aliens, ghosts, and monsters haunt the pages of this eerie trip around the Scary States of America. With Jason Specter—the nation's unofficial collector of all things paranormalÑas your guide meet the girl in Illinois who can start fires with her mind, the Skunk Ape of Florida that knocks victims flat with its stench, the mischievous Shadow People of Arkansas, the Jersey Devil, the extraterrestrials who take human organs as a souvenir of their trip to Washington, and the wailing ghost of a teenage girl trapped forever in an Oregon lighthouse. Some of these visitors from other worlds don't mean to hurt anyone . . . and some of them do.Warning: All of these stories are based on true events. Are you ready to face the terror in your state?

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Paperback
Book cover for 9780385733311 Book cover for 9780440421184
 
With Michael Teitelbaum | Reprint edition from Yearling Books (July 10, 2012)
9780440421184 | details & prices | 404 pages | 5.50 × 8.00 × 1.00 in. | Rec. grade levels 4-6 | 0.60 lbs | List price $7.99
The price comparison is for this edition
from Delacorte Pr (July 24, 2007)
9780385733311 | details & prices | 404 pages | 5.50 × 7.75 × 0.75 in. | Rec. grade levels 4-6 | 0.70 lbs | List price $7.99
About: Twelve-year-old Jason Specter, self-proclaimed 'clearing house for the weird,' introduces and presents his favorite stories of the paranormal--one from each state of the Union--submitted to the Web site he created after his own encounter with a ghost at school three years earlier.
Library
Book cover for 9780385903486
 
from Delacorte Pr (July 24, 2007)
9780385903486 | details & prices | 404 pages | 5.50 × 8.00 × 1.00 in. | Rec. grade levels 4-6 | 1.04 lbs | List price $12.99
About: Twelve-year-old Jason Specter, self-proclaimed 'clearing house for the weird,' introduces and presents his favorite stories of the paranormal--one from each state of the Union--submitted to the Web site he created after his own encounter with a ghost at school three years earlier.
Prebinding
Book cover for 9781417788224
 
from Turtleback Books (July 1, 2007)
9781417788224 | details & prices | 404 pages | 5.50 × 8.50 × 1.25 in. | Rec. grade levels 4-6 | 0.90 lbs | List price $18.40
About: Twelve-year-old Jason Specter, self-proclaimed 'clearing house for the weird,' introduces and presents his favorite stories of the paranormal--one from each state of the Union--submitted to the Web site he created after his own encounter with a ghost at school three years earlier.

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