Terrible But True Awful Events in American History

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2016-11-29
  • Publisher: Scholastic Nonfiction

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Think American history is all boring battles and snooze-worthy old dudes? Think again!Welcome to Terrible But True, where you'll dig deep into America's forgotten past to uncover some creepy, disgusting, and just plain bizarre stories. From America's first serial killers and deadly vampire-like diseases to haunted ghost ships and vicious river pirates, our nation's history is weirder than you could have ever imagined. So dive in and prepare to be shocked, because sometimes the truth is even stranger than fiction.

Author Biography

Dinah Williams, an editor at Black Dog and Leventhal Publishers, packaged books for more than a decade at Byron Preiss Visual Publications. As a children’s book author, she has written a dozen books including: Slithery, Slimy, Scaly Treats; Monstrous Morgues of the Past; Abandoned Amusement Parks; Haunted Prisons; and Spooky Cemeteries, which won the 2009 Children’s Choice Book Award. She lives in Cranford, NJ with her husband and daughters Claire and Lila, who hate all things scary.

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