The Restless Dead: Ten Original Stories of the Supernatural
What's to be done when the dearly departed refuse to depart? In these ten stories, which take place in a variety of historical and contemporary settings, the dead refuse to stay buried. They return to haunt the living, deliver warnings, and settle scores from beyond the grave. This anthology features the work of some of today's most popular young adult authors, including Chris Wooding, Libba Bray, and M. T. Anderson. Includes a short author's note for each story.
JLG Release: Sep 2007
Awards & Honors
2008 ALA Best Book for Young Adults
Praise & Reviews
Starred or favorable reviews have been received from these periodicals:
Booklist*, The Horn Book Magazine, Kirkus Reviews, School Library Journal
5 1/4" x 8 1/2"
Level 5.1; Points: 8;
Scholastic Reading Counts
Level 5.3; Points: 14;
Potentially Sensitive Areas
Language: Mild Language, Social Issue: Cult/Occult, Sexual Content: Mild Sexual Content/Themes, Violence: Strong Violence
Love, Poetry, Grief, Digging up graves, Mistakes, The undead, Teasing, Pursuit, Tattoos, Acceptance, Lockets, Fog, Monsters, Refuge, Haunted houses, Murder, Journals, Warnings, Vampires, Thrill seekers, Sisters, Rivalry, Getting picked up, Going too far, Fire, Killing, Revenge, Awakening, Hospitals, Heart transplants, Professors, Poe's "The Tell-Tale Heart," Nightmares, Organ donors, Doctoral theses, Murder, Investigation, Realizations, Necromancers, Raising the dead, Preparations, Incantations, Grandparents, Money, Crushes, Rejection, Poison, Financial advice, Spirits, Floods, Demons, Escape, Devil worship, Serial killers, Fear, Pranks, Brothers, Evil, Returning home, Victories, Angels, The Revolutionary War, Omens, Desertion, Despair, Truth, Prayer, Unwanted help, Punishment, Imprisonment, Blindfolds, Storytelling, Fading away, Burial, Marriage, Imposters, Regicide, Suicide, Accidents, Doctors, Infection, Honey, Folk medicines, Letting someone die,