Ghost Stories

Ghost Stories

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The Fawn and the Ghost

The Fawn and the Ghost

A brother and sister run away from their evil step-mother, who continues to plague them from afar.
The boy sets out on a journey to learn about the shivers

If Only I Could Shiver

A boy sets out on a journey to learn what it means to be frightened (have the shivers.)
Rip Van Winkle sleeps for 20 years

The Legend of Rip Van Winkle

One memorable night, Rip Van Winkle plays a game of nine pins in the Catskill Mountains with the ghosts of Henry Hudson and his crew and sleeps for 20 years.
Spirits of the Catskills

Spirits of the Catskill Mountains

The Catskill mountains have always been a region full of fable, long considered the abode of spirits...
The Spectre Bridegroom

The Spectre Bridegroom

A noblewoman is given in marriage to a ghost, who spirits her away to the chagrin of her family.
The Headless Horseman of Sleepy Hollow

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Schoolmaster Ichabod Crane wooes the lovely Katerina Van Tassel and encounters the Headless Horseman.
The Bell Tower

The Bells

There once was an evil priest who did not fear God or man. His duties for the church included counting the offerings and ringing the bells to summon people to Mass. But his heart was filled with greed, and he began to take advantage of the good people of his parish.

ABOUT THE EDITOR

S. E. Schlosser
Editor of WorldFolklore.net and AmericanFolklore.net, S.E. Schlosser is the author of the Spooky Series by Globe Pequot Press. She has been telling stories since she was a child, when games of "let's pretend" quickly built themselves into full-length tales acted out with friends. A graduate of both Houghton College and the Institute of Children's Literature, Sandy received her MLS from Rutgers University while working as a full-time music teacher and a freelance author.
The Spooky Series by S.E. Schlosser