Myths & stories about creatures of the night have been popular throughout history, as people are drawn to the allure of the "other." There books give students an opportunity to use this pop culture interest to learn and understand more about the world around them.
2011 12 & up 7th & up 7 1/4 x 9 1/4 inches
"With the proliferation of vampires in popular culture, this series has certainly found a topic of interest to teens. It examines the origins of the stories, stretching back to prehistory, as well as modern books and films."
"It has everything to capture interest for the reader--which includes the history and stories and legends passed down through time. It is packed with the happenings and with information and great illustrations. Everyone will love the cover and the format. The section about Further Reading is helpful and very interesting. Young people will search out all of the suggestions in the back because of the interesting related information. This book has it all and probably will become one of the library's most popular books with teens."
"The writing is engaging and accessible, and peppered easily with teen vernacular...First-rate entertainment."
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