Series Name: Strange But (Mostly) True: Hi-Lo Nonfiction Believe-It-Or-Not Series
Theme: Hi-Lo, nonfiction
A mysterious mine in Arizona lures people in with the promise of gold. But many who seek it are never seen again. After being stranded in a snowstorm, a group of pioneers turns to cannibalism to survive. People with synesthesia may hear things they touch or taste things they see. This collection of stories explores the weird, the wild, and the wonderful that exists all around us. You’ll have to read it to believe it.
Who isn’t fascinated by the world of the weird? These story collections are the ultimate in high-interest reading. The people, places, and things within their pages range from the peculiar to the preposterous, from the creepy to the utterly terrifying, and from the odd to the awful. Yet all stories are based on eyewitness accounts or the solid research of serious investigators. Captivating facts are included in a "Strange Truth" section following each story.
Grade Level: 3 to 12, Teen and YA
Approx. Grade-Level Equivalent for Series: 3.0 to 3.9
Lexile Level: HL410L