Terrible But True: Awful Events in American History (Paperback)

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Think American history is all boring battles and snooze-worthy old dudes? Think again!Welcome to Terrible But True, where you'll dig deep into America's forgotten past to uncover some creepy, disgusting, and just plain bizarre stories. From America's first serial killers and deadly vampire-like diseases to haunted ghost ships and vicious river pirates, our nation's history is weirder than you could have ever imagined. So dive in and prepare to be shocked, because sometimes the truth is even stranger than fiction.

About the Author

Dinah Williams is an editor and children's book author, who is fascinated by odd and unusual stories. Her nonfiction books include Abandoned Amusement Parks; Secrets of Walt Disney World; Haunted Hollywood; and Spooky Cemeteries, which won the 2009 Children's Choice Award. She lives in Cranford, NJ, with her husband and daughters, who hate all things scary. Visit her online at http://www.dinahwilliams.com/.

Praise For…

""What’s more alluring than a catastrophe? This easy-reading collection of calamities should attract both browsers and researchers like a magnet."" -Booklist

Product Details
ISBN: 9780545909723
ISBN-10: 0545909724
Publisher: Scholastic Nonfiction
Publication Date: November 29th, 2016
Pages: 192
Language: English