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Only if you dare : 13 stories of darkness and doom / by Josh Allen ; illustrated by Sarah J. Coleman.

Allen, Josh, (author.). Coleman, Sarah (Sarah Jane), (illustrator.).

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 2 of 2 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Detroit Lakes Public Library J ALL (Text) 33500013456165 New Available -
Moorhead Public Library J ALL (Text) 33500013456173 New Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780823449064
  • ISBN: 0823449068
  • Physical Description: 208 p.
  • Publisher: New York : Holiday House, [2021]

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Lumpy, lumpy -- The perfect girl -- Crazy playz -- We all scream for ice cream -- My hand, right there -- Wake up! -- Hi, Jenny -- Scrabbled -- The substitute -- The snowman who wouldn't melt -- One of a kind -- A part of me -- The heartbeat you hear: A bedtime story.
Summary, etc.:
A collection of thirteen short stories showing how horribly wrong food, dating, jobs, and even a bed pillow can be.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 9-12. Holiday House.
Grades 4-6. Holiday House.

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2021 August #1
    What would you do if your oatmeal came back to haunt you every night? Or if a broken doll followed you to school? What about if your cell phone started to talk to you or if your art started to come to life? How would you feel if everyday objects started to haunt every corner of your mind and chase you through your every waking moment? All of this and more is explored in Only If You Dare, a short-story collection that serves up chills and thrills through clever conceits, finding inspiration in day-to-day routines and things that are otherwise given little attention. These ordinary objects and everyday occurrences become not only disconcerting, but downright terrifying to a variety of characters in this new collection of 13 stories by Allen (Out to Get You, 2019), hauntingly illustrated by Sarah Coleman. This delightfully dark and spine-tingling anthology will keep young readers and horror lovers on the edges of their seats. Perfect for fans of Christian McKay Heidicker Scary Stories for Young Foxes (2019). Grades 4-7. Copyright 2021 Booklist Reviews.

Subject: Horror tales, American.
Children's stories, American.
Horror stories.
Short stories.
Children's stories, American.
Horror tales, American.
Genre: Horror fiction.
Short stories.

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