by Marilyn Roca Enriquez in

In the spirit of Halloween, we at OutlooK-12 are proud to present “The World’s Spookiest Booklist” courtesy of Reading Is Fundamental (RIF). The largest children’s literacy nonprofit in the United States, RIF’s mission is “to motivate young children to read by working with them, their parents and community members to make reading a fun and beneficial part of everyday life.”


“Vampires” by Marc Tyler Nobleman
ISBN-13: 978-1410925008 Publisher: Reed Elsevier, Inc.

In this “Raintree Atomic” book series title, young readers can explore the fact and fiction behind one of the world’s most infamous monsters.  Do vampires exist?  What do they look like?  What are their powers and weaknesses?  Can they turn into anything besides a bat?  What are they like in legends from other countries like Mexico and Bulgaria?  Learn the truth—if you dare!