Ghost Bridge


Author: A. J. Llewellyn
Publisher: eXtasy Books
ISBN: 1487414781
Category: Fiction
Page: 36
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Dylan and Riley are about to learn the hard way that some mysteries are best left unsolved...

The Ghost of the Golden Gate Bridge Mystery Teacher's Guide


Author: Carole Marsh
Publisher: Gallopade International
ISBN: 0635081946
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 32
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The corresponding Teacher's Guide is a page-by-page supplementary resource that gives you additional activities to enhance the student's learning opportunities by using cross-curricular materials including discussion questions, reproducible vocabulary, science, geography and math activities. Each Teacher's Guide turns you into the expert-we've done all the research for you! This comprehensive resource enhances the many dramatic learning opportunities students can gain from reading this mystery by Carole Marsh. The supplementary Teacher's Guide includes: ¥ A chapter guide of additional information, trivia, historical facts, and more to help teachers be "Experts!" ¥ Activity ideas that make the book come dramatically to life for young readers! ¥ The author's additional comments and thoughts about the subject ¥ Some reproducible activities ¥ Great out-of-the-box ideas for activities.

Reading is Funny!

Motivating Kids to Read with Riddles
Author: Dee Anderson
Publisher: American Library Association
ISBN: 0838909574
Category: Education
Page: 216
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Suggests ways to use humor to motivate students to read, including ideas for bulletin boards, exercises, crafts, riddles, and contests.

The Ghost of the Golden Gate Bridge Mystery


Author: Carole Marsh
Publisher: Gallopade International
ISBN: 0635068869
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 160
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What is planned as a pleasure trip to the city by the bay (San Francisco), turns out to be a topsy-turvy mystery with new friends helter-skelter through Chinatown, Lombardy, and even Alcatraz Prison one dark, foggy night. LOOK what's in this mystery - people, places, history, and more! Like all of Carole Marsh Mysteries, this mystery incorporates history, geography, culture and cliffhanger chapters that will keep kids begging for more! This mystery includes SAT words, educational facts, fun and humor, built-in book club and activities. Below is the Reading Levels Guide for this book: Grade Levels: 3-6 Accelerated Reader Reading Level: 4.6 Accelerated Reader Points: 2 Accelerated Reader Quiz Number: 126330 Lexile Measure: 700 Fountas & Pinnell Guided Reading Level: Q Developmental Assessment Level: 40

The Ghost of the Golden Gate Bridge


Author: Carole Marsh
Publisher: Gallopade International
ISBN: 0635080648
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 160
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What is planned as a pleasure trip to the city by the bay (San Francisco), turns out to be a topsy-turvy mystery with new friends helter-skelter through Chinatown, Lombardy, and even Alcatraz Prison one dark, foggy night. LOOK what's in this mystery - people, places, history, and more! Like all of Carole Marsh Mysteries, this mystery incorporates history, geography, culture and cliffhanger chapters that will keep kids begging for more! This mystery includes SAT words, educational facts, fun and humor, built-in book club and activities. Below is the Reading Levels Guide for this book: Grade Levels: 3-6 Accelerated Reader Reading Level: 4.6 Accelerated Reader Points: 2 Accelerated Reader Quiz Number: 126330 Lexile Measure: 700 Fountas & Pinnell Guided Reading Level: Q Developmental Assessment Level: 40

The Bridge


Author: Iain Banks
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0748109919
Category: Fiction
Page: 400
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The man who wakes up in the extraordinary world of a bridge has amnesia, and his doctor doesn't seem to want to cure him. Does it matter? Exploring the bridge occupies most of his days. But at night there are his dreams. Dreams in which desperate men drive sealed carriages across barren mountains to a bizarre rendezvous; an illiterate barbarian storms an enchanted tower under a stream of verbal abuse; and broken men walk forever over bridges without end, taunted by visions of a doomed sexuality. Lying in bed unconscious after an accident wouldn't be much fun, you'd think. Oh yes? It depends who and what you've left behind. Which is the stranger reality, day or night? Frequently hilarious and consistently disturbing, THE BRIDGE is a novel of outrageous contrasts, constructed chaos and elegant absurdities.

The Big Book of West Virginia Ghost Stories


Author: Rosemary Ellen Guiley
Publisher: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 0811758591
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit
Page: 288
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More than 100 of the best, most thrilling accounts of hauntings from the Mountain State from one of the nation's leading experts.

Weird Pennsylvania

Your Travel Guide to Pennsylvania's Local Legends and Best Kept Secrets
Author: Matt Lake,Mark Sceurman,Mark Moran
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
ISBN: 9781402766862
Category: Travel
Page: 269
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Praise for Weird Pennsylvania: "Fun, amazing, and arrestingly illustrated.” --Booklist "...a real fine read and can serve as a travel guide for a trek among the unusual, odd and scary parts of our "weird” state.” --Pennsylvania Magazine

The Nellie Bly Collection: the Books


Author: Tri Fritz
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 145687537X
Category: History
Page: 398
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NELLIE BLY (1864-1922) was a newspaper reporter who pioneered the fi eld of investigative journalism. Before women even had the right to vote, she fascinated readers around the world with her adventures. Collected for the first time in a single volume are Nellie Blys four published books: Ten Days In A Mad-House Nellie feigns insanity and is committed to the infamous asylum on Blackwells Island. In a stunning tale, she exposes abuse levied by doctors and nurses towards the poor women in their care. Around The World In 72 Days Nellie challenges Jules Verne and vows to travel around the world in less than 80 days. She encounters fascinating people and cultures, but also endures violent storms and obstacles that put her record and life at risk. Six Months In Mexico Nellie travels to Mexico to experience a country mostly unknown to 19th Century America. However, what starts as a travelogue becomes a story of government corruption with Nellie one step ahead of the Mexican police! The Mystery of Central Park Nellie Blys one and only novel. When young lovers Richard and Penelope fi nd a young womans body in New Yorks Central Park, they set out to solve a mystery that will test their wits and love for each other.

Ghost Image

A Sophie Medina Mystery
Author: Ellen Crosby
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 145165944X
Category: Fiction
Page: 320
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From the author of Multiple Exposure, the second “intriguing…compelling” (Publishers Weekly) novel in the thrilling Sophie Medina mystery series that features a photojournalist as she races to find an international treasure before a murderer finds her. When freelance photojournalist Sophie Medina finds Brother Kevin Boyle, a Franciscan friar and controversial environmentalist, dead in the magnificent gardens of a Washington, DC monastery, she is sure her friend was murdered. Shortly before he died, Kevin told Sophie he was being stalked, possibly because he uncovered a botanic discovery potentially worth millions of dollars. Left with few clues to his secret, Sophie is determined to figure out who killed Kevin. Beginning with a key that leads to a priceless original seventeenth-century encyclopedia of plants, Sophie leaps into an international treasure hunt following a trail that begins in the US Capitol and eventually leads to London and the English countryside. Before long Sophie suspects Kevin’s murderer may have been someone who knew him well. With time running out and a suspect list that includes the world’s leading botanical experts and political royalty from both sides of the Atlantic, can Sophie solve the two-hundred-year-old mystery before Kevin’s killer finds her? A tale of greed and betrayal involving politicians, diplomats, European royalty, and a century-old monastery, Ghost Image is filled with political intrigue, history, and an international high-stakes race against a killer that will keep you guessing until the very last page.

The Ghost in General Patton's Third Army

The Memoirs of Eugene G. Schulz During His Service in the United States Army in World War Ii
Author: Eugene G. Schulz
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1477141464
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 344
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Eugene G. Schulz was born on a farm in Clintonville, Wisconsin in 1923. He graduated from high school in May, 1941, and worked on his fathers farm and at a truck manufacturing plant until he was drafted into the army in January 1943. Schulz received his basic training at Camp Young, California at the Desert Training Center, and later at Camp Campbell, Kentucky. He was assigned to the IV Armored Corps (later named the XX Corps) where he was a typist in the G-3 Section. His duties included the typing of battle orders developed by Colonel W. B. Griffith, the G-3 of XX Corps Headquarters. The XX Corps sailed to England in February 1944 on the Queen Mary with 16,000 soldiers on board, completing the voyage in five days. After final training in England, the XX Corps landed on Utah Beach in Normandy on D+46. His unit was attached to General Pattons Third Army and spearheaded the drive across France, through Germany and into Austria where they met the Russian Army on V-E Day. Schulz was awarded the Bronze Star medal when the war ended. He served in the Army of Occupation in Germany, then returned to the States and was discharged on December 1, 1945. He enrolled at the University of WisconsinMadison taking advantage of the GI Bill of Rights, and earning Bachelors and Masters degrees in Business Administration. Schulz met his wife, Eleanore, at the University and they were married in 1949. Schulz worked as an investment research officer at the Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company in Milwaukee for 36 years. The Schulzs have been retired since 1988 and continue to live in Milwaukee. They are world travelers. They have five sons, all married, and sixteen grandchildren.

Two on a Bridge

A Guidebook Using Ancient Insight to Unleash the Healing Powers that Surround Us
Author: Linda L. Stampoulos
Publisher: CCB Publishing
ISBN: 1926918649
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit
Page: 66
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Volumes have been written to address personal problems and dedicate themselves to the theme of "self help." The term itself seems to place the responsibility of healing on the individual who is already expressing a need for assistance. Often the mire and the muck we find ourselves in require more energy to cope than we alone can give. This guidebook can be another approach to healing. "Two on a Bridge" picks up where "self help" leaves off. Through guided discussion, you and someone you choose will begin to explore the ancient powers and energy sources that surround us today. In addition to the guidebook you will benefit from having the companion workbook. The workbook suggests activities you and your partner can complete during your time together. These activities are designed to help you access the different energy sources and hopefully make them a part of your life. The basic concept is quite simple: Strength and healing can be enhanced when two join together, share a short journey, and discover the healing energy that can come from the power of two. About the Author: Linda L. Stampoulos lives in New Jersey, and often travels to the West to research material for her books. After completing her Undergraduate and Graduate Degrees at Montclair State University, she went on to Columbia University to earn her Doctorate in Education. She has taught at both the Undergraduate and Graduate levels in the Schools of Health Foundations and Educational Foundations at Montclair State University. A large portion of her curriculum included the works of Joseph Campbell. In addition, she has devoted over twenty-five years to work in the field of Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Services. Her last book, "The Redemption of Black Elk" was published in English as well as in German, "Black Elks Vermachtnis." She has also contributed to the Images of America series: "Visiting the Grand Canyon, Views of Early Tourism" which was listed among the Southwest Books of the Year, Best Reading 2004. In addition, she has previously worked on several projects with Native American author Kenny Shields, Jr. to produce: "Fort Peck Indian Reservation; The Little Bighorn, Tiospaye;" and" The Grand Canyon: Native People and Early Visitors." These and other works can be found at Pompanobooks.com

Ghost Railroads of Kentucky


Author: Elmer G. Sulzer
Publisher: Indiana University Press
ISBN: 9780253334848
Category: Transportation
Page: 257
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Ghost Railroads of Kentucky (first published in 1967) and its two sister volumes, Ghost Railroads of Indiana (1970) and Ghost Railroads of Tennessee (1975), provide the authoritative account of the abandoned lines in the railroad heartland east of the Mississippi. No mere compilation of dry statistics on track closings and running schedules (though they are here too!), this book is full of the life and vigor of Kentucky's economic arteries. Professor Sulzer, a consummate storyteller, recounts the human drama surrounding these ghost lines. Even poor Alex Richardson, shamefully lynched on the new railroad bridge over the Kentucky River at West Irvine, has his sad story told.

Little Red Tractor - The Ghost of Whistling Bridge


Author: Peter Tye
Publisher: CreateSpace
ISBN: 9781508448686
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 30
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It's a hot day on Gosling Farm. The pigs are basking in the hot sunshine as Stan drives Little Red Tractor down to the river to cool off. But they find that the wter level in the river is low and full of weed. Patch can't swim and Stan's ducks are unhappy. The weedcutters arrive on the scene and convince Stan that their boat can work in the shallow river. As Paul starts cutting, Steve wades under the bridge to check for weed on the other side. But on the way he meets something grey, ghostly and ghastly, lurking under Whistling Bridge.

Ghost and Horror Stories


Author: Ambrose Bierce
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486207674
Category: Fiction
Page: 199
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Twenty-four grotesque horror tales written by Ambrose Bierce, the nineteenth-century journalist known for his cynicism

Ghost Stories

A Saga Magazine Collection
Author: Various
Publisher: Profile Books
ISBN: 1782831185
Category: Fiction
Page: N.A
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This wonderful new collection of ghost stories, including the 15 winning entries in a competition run by Saga Magazine and one vintage example from the master of the genre, M. R. James, ranges from classic tales of antiquarians and Victorian psychic researchers to homely yet chilling stories of the present day. Set in locations that include a Scottish castle, World War One trenches, the Caribbean and a City firm of accountants, there is something here for everyone.

Dog Ghosts and The Word on the Brazos

Negro Preacher Tales from the Brazos Bottoms of Texas
Author: J. Mason Brewer
Publisher: University of Texas Press
ISBN: 0292791801
Category: Social Science
Page: 268
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This book contains two volumes of African American folk tales collected by J. Mason Brewer. The stories included in Dog Ghosts are as varied as the Texas landscape, as full of contrasts as Texas weather. Among them are tales that have their roots deeply imbedded in African, Irish, and Welsh mythology; others have parallels in pre-Columbian Mexican tradition, and a few have versions that can be traced back to Chaucer's England. All make delightful reading. The title Dog Ghosts is drawn from the unique stories of dog spirits which Dr. Brewer collected in the Red River bottoms and elsewhere in Texas. The Word on the Brazos is a delightful collection of "preacher tales" from the Brazos River bottom in Texas. J. Mason Brewer worked side by side with field hands in the Brazos bottoms; he lived in their homes, worshipped in their churches, and shared the moments of relaxation in which laughter held full sway. Many of the tales these people told were related to religion—both "good religion" and "bad religion." Some of them concerned preachers and their families, while others were stories told in pulpits. Mr. Brewer has set all of these stories down in authentic yet easily readable dialect. They will delight all who are interested in the historic culture of rural African-American Texans, as well as those who simply enjoy fine humorous stories skillfully told.

A Bridge to the Other Side


Author: Michael P. Berman
Publisher: John Hunt Publishing
ISBN: 1780992629
Category: Fiction
Page: 176
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A Bridge to the Other Side is a collection of articles and traditional folk tales that deal with our feelings about and attitudes towards Death, both our own death and that of those nearest and dearest to us. A bridge between earth and heaven, this world and the next, features in the mythology of many different peoples. For example, in Norse legends, Bifröst or Bilröst is a burning rainbow bridge between Midgard, the world, and Asgard, the realm of the gods. The bridge is known as Bilröst in the Poetic Edda; compiled in the 13th century from earlier traditional sources, and as Bifröst in the Prose Edda; written in the 13th century by Snorri Stureuson. Both the Poetic Edda and the Prose Edda alternately refer to the bridge as Asbrú (Old Norse Æsirs means bridge). The Persians believed in a bridge between earth and paradise too. In his prayers the penitent in his confession would say: I am wholly without doubt in the existence of the Mazdayaçnian faith; in the coming of the resurrection of the latter body; in the stepping over the bridge Chinvat; as well as in the continuance of paradise.