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Author Spratford, Becky Siegel.
Unif Title Horror readers' advisory
Title The readers' advisory guide to horror / Becky Siegel Spratford.
Imprint Chicago : American Library Association, 2012.
Edition Second edition.
Book Jacket
 Main Collection  Z711.5 .S68 2012    AVAILABLE


Call # Z711.5 .S68 2012
Phys. Description xi, 170 pages ; 23 cm.
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series ALA readers' advisory series.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 153-156) and index.
Contents A brief history of horror : how the past haunts the present -- The appeal of horror : feel the fear, find the readers -- Horror 101 : a crash course in today's tales of terror -- The classics : time-tested tales of terror -- Ghosts and haunted houses : home, scream home -- Vampires : books with bite -- Zombies : follow the walking dead -- Shape-shifters : nature morphs into something terrifying -- Monsters and ancient evil : Cthulhu comes calling -- Witches and the occult : double, double, toil and trouble -- Satan and demonic possession : the devil inside -- Comic horror : laughing in the face of fear -- Moving beyond the haunted house : whole collection options for horror readers -- Sowing the seeds of fear : horror resources and marketing.
Subject Fiction in libraries -- United States.
Libraries -- United States -- Special collections -- Horror tales.
Readers' advisory services -- United States.
Horror tales, American -- Bibliography.
Horror tales, English -- Bibliography.
ISBN 9780838911129 (pbk.)
0838911129 (pbk.)