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A walk in the dark and other scary stories / written by Max Brallier ; illustrated by Letizia Rubegni.

Brallier, Max, (author.). Rubegni, Letizia, (illustrator.).


A collection of five scary stories, first featuring Jason, sleeping over at his uncle Henry's house, who needs to take a long, dark walk to the bathroom only to find someone is waiting for him inside.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781338821970
  • ISBN: 1338821970
  • ISBN: 9781338821963
  • ISBN: 1338821962
  • Physical Description: 56 pages : color illustrations ; 19 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Scholastic, Inc., 2022.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"An Acorn book"
Publisher, publishing date, binding, and paging may vary.
Formatted Contents Note:
A walk in the dark -- My first haircut -- Fingernail bleach -- The forever hotel -- The stolen pen.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 5-7 Scholastic, Inc.
Grades K-1 Scholastic, Inc.
490L Lexile
Decoding demand: 69 (high) Semantic demand: 71 (high) Syntactic demand: 57 (medium) Structure demand: 83 (very high) Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR LG 2.6 0.5 516401.
Subject: Fear > Juvenile fiction.
Monsters > Juvenile fiction.
Children's stories, American.
Horror tales > Juvenile literature.
Short stories > Juvenile literature.
Genre: Short stories.
Horror fiction.

Available copies

  • 9 of 14 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Carthage Public.


  • 0 current holds with 14 total copies.
Show Only Available Copies
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Carthage Public Library J Brallier, Max (Text) 34MO2001811865 Juvenile Fiction Available -

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