Monsters

Monster

By Frank Peretti

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Miles away from the hectic city, Reed and Rebecca hike into the beautiful Northwestern woods. They're surrounded by gorgeous mountains, waterfalls, and hundreds of acres of unspoiled wilderness. But something - or someone -begins closing in on them. Something no human has ever seen. And it's killing everyone in its path without remorse. (Book Description)
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The Island of Dr. Moreau

By H. G. Wells

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A shipwrecked Englishman discovers that mad scientist Dr. Moreau is trying to alter animals to make them human. Available in book, audio and video format.

 

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A History of Classic Monsters: Dracula

Many people find one of the most enjoyable aspects of Halloween to be the myriad creatures associated with it. Legendary villains like Dracula, the Wolf Man, Frankenstein, and zombies of all stripes emerge on or about October 31st in the forms of costumes, films, and books.  America’s tendency to associate such creatures with Halloween is so embedded in our culture that we frequently forget that most of these creatures--or at least the versions of them we best remember--are relatively recent creations that are often less than two centuries old.

Kat Kong: Starring Flash, Rabies, and Dwayne and Introducing Blueberry as the Monster

By Dav Pilkey

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The clever residents of Mouseopolis must band together to defeat the monstrous Kat Kong. This fun spoof is the sequel to Dogzilla.

Suggested for ages 6 - 12

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The Doom Stone

By Paul Zindel

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When fifteen-year-old Jackson visits his aunt in England, he becomes caught up in a chase to capture an unknown creature who is stalking and killing people on the plains surrounding ancient Stonehenge.
 

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The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

By Robert Louis Stevenson

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Dr. Jekyll breaks the first rule of science: never experiment on yourself.
 

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The Island of Dr. Moreau

By H.G. Wells

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A shipwrecked Englishman discovers that mad scientist Dr. Moreau is trying to alter animals to make them human. Available in book, audio and video format.
 

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Frankenstein, or The Modern Prometheus

By Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

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The original story will leave you asking the question, which is the monster-- the creature or its creator?
 

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Halloween Pie

By Michael O. Tunnell

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"Give me some pie!" Everyone wants a slice of Old Witch's delicious pumpkin pie. Is her spell of protection enough to ward off an eager bunch of monsters?

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Brave Margaret: An Irish Adventure

By Robert San Souci

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In this retelling of an Irish folktale, a brave young woman battles a sea serpent and rescues her true love from a giant.

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