Series Name: Strange But (Mostly) True: Hi-Lo Nonfiction Believe-It-Or-Not Series
Theme: Hi-Lo, nonfiction
The discovery of King Tut’s tomb brought a curse upon those who found it. A young killer countess bathed in the blood of her victims. Two men dug up dead people and even turned to murder, all in the name of science. Some stories sound too strange to be true. But the astonishing tales within this collection have facts to back them up.
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: HL420L