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A Halloween Tale About the Spooklight

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It’s almost Halloween and time for stories about one of Missouri’s favorite spooks-the mysterious Hornet Spooklight or Devil’s Promenade. This mysterious light has been reported for more than 100 years in a field near the ghost town of Hornet, Missouri. Although hundreds have seen it, no one has been able ...

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Top 10 Halloween Books for Young Adults


vampires and others came after her? Sequels include Kitty goes to Washington, kitty takes a holiday, kitty and the silver bullet, and kitty and the dead man’s hand. 6. The historian by Elizabeth Kostova A scholar’s journey through the terrifying history of Dracula. The real Dracula, complete with historical massacres, ...

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Best Books for Halloween

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#1 Gods of The Nowhere: A Novel of Halloween by James Tipper Nothing comes cloese to capturing the atmosphere and gravitasse of this ancient and mysterious holiday like this imaginative novel does. From druids, to witches, to skeletons to vampires, GOTN is an epic journey into the land where it ...

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The History of Halloween — Part II


Halloween is derived from Hallowe’en which is a shortened version of All Hallows’ Even (All Hallows Eve). Even is an older abbreviation of evening which we have shortened further to -eve. Halloween gets its -een from abbreviating even to -een. It is the day before All Hallows Day. Many people ...

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Top 10 Halloween Books for Teens

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Vampires, Werewolves, Ghosts, Oh My! I compiled this list of Halloween books from both old and new stories, short stories and novels. This list is by no means complete, but offers a sampling of some of the best scary and spooky stories out there for teen readers. Witch Child by ...

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My Funniest Halloween Memory

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Halloween Memories We Can Laugh About Now The funniest Halloween memory that comes to mind today involves us being the new kids in the neighborhood. Actually, being the new kids in the neighborhood from the other side of the hill. That is where the quest to fill our goody bags ...

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