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Creepy Castles

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Ancient places such as castles are filled with histories, sometimes bloody and gruesome, but always fascinating. And the 11 dark places explored in this title are sure to chill young readers’ imaginations. For example, at Chillingham Castle in England, they’ll meet John Sage, who tortured up to 50 prisoners a week. He had a tilted floor in his torture chamber, so the victims’ blood could easily drain away. John boiled some prisoners in pots and locked others away in cages with starving rats. This nonfiction narrative of evil deeds and unfortunate incidents in ancient structures, all of which are said to be haunted, will engage even the most reluctant readers.

Interest Level Grade 4 - Grade 8
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Narrative Nonfiction, Nonfiction
Copyright 2008
Publisher Bearport Publishing
Series Scary Places
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Dimensions 8 x 10
ISBN 9781597165761, 9781597166690, 9780982476208
Title Format Reinforced book, Unlimited Access eBook, Savings Bundle
Dewey 940.1
ATOS Reading Level 5.1
Guided Reading Level S
Lexile Reading Level 820
Scholastic Reading Counts Level 5.4
AR Quiz Number 120504
Author Sarah Parvis
Author/Illustrator biography
Detailed maps
Glossary of key words
Table of contents
Full-color illustrations, Full-color photographs, Historical photographs