Pripyat: The Chernobyl Ghost Town

Most people in Pripyat never expected the day to come when they’d have to flee for their lives. The Soviet Union boasted about the safety of the nuclear city. But in 1986, one...

Craco: The Medieval Ghost Town

Craco’s historical happenings hint at a curse. The town faced a plague, then war, then earthquakes and landslides. In the end, the natural disasters dealt the final blow,...

Do Your Research

How can you find out things you don't know? What is a just-right question? What are sources? Learn the answers to these questions and more in this book about how to find, gather,...

Ghosts at Sea

Some sailors come back to land full of ghost stories about cursed crews or flaming ships. But do they truly sail the seas? Or are they just tricks of the mind? Find out for...

Ghosts in Prisons

People have reported hearing footsteps and seeing shadowy figures at prisons that have been empty for years. Could phantom inmates still roam the halls? Read eerie stories from...

Ghosts in Mansions

The elegant houses of the wealthy may hold more than just expensive things. Some are said to be home to ghosts! Reluctant readers will love reading the famous ghost stories from...

Atlantis

For centuries, people have searched the oceans for Atlantis. But are the ruins of the lost city buried deep below the ocean’s surface? Or was this powerful city just a figment...

Share Your Book Report

You just read a wonderful book! Are you ready to share what you learned? How can you tell your friends what you loved about the story? This book will tell you all about writing...

Learn about Authors and Illustrators

Just what does an author do? How about an illustrator? And who can do these interesting jobs? Find the answers to these questions and more in this book all about the people who...

South Sudan

After decades of war, South Sudan became an independent country in 2011. Though its people face struggles as they build their new nation, they do have reason for national pride....

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