Presenting three ghost stories written by students at Summerville High School in Summerville, South Carolina.
Strange Tales of the American South
Kids stories including ghost stories, folktales and myths and legends.
What does a missing cow have to do with ghosts? Find out in this Georgia ghost story written by Julie Ann Wallo.
Texas myth and kids story of a young orphan girl in prehistoric times who discovers unknown powers to save humanity. Written by Sara Popp.
Georgia farmer brings home a very strange Halloween pumpkin that causes all sorts of trouble.
Southern fairy tale teaming up some of the most famous nursery rhyme characters to solve a strange wedding mystery. Written by Harris Tobias.
Mississippi folktale of a desperate fisherman who is granted a wish from a mysterious sea wish. And you know what they say about wishes. Written by Harris Tobias.
Kids fairy tale about a starving family of toymakers who must turn to their creations to survive. Written by Harris Tobias.
Circus ghost story for the kids about an aspiring trapeze artist searching for her famous Uncle Andy in the depths of a strange, ghostly circus. Written by Kathy Warnes.
Creature story of two Tennessee mountain kids who are convinced their mother has been kidnapped by evil trolls, and embark on a great adventure to bring her back.
Ghost story for young kids about an annoying ghost standing in the way of a child’s midday snack.
Kid-friendly ghost story from Arkansas about a haunted house with some spooky ghosts with a serious knack for baking. Written by Harris Tobias.
Christmas kids story about a scarecrow who teaches a holiday lesson to a grumpy snowman.
Ghost story of a singing frog who shows that eternal love is not just for humans.
African-American slave folktale about a mysterious tree from Africa and the magic it unleashes on a cruel plantation owner.
Classic African-American tale about the undying belief of slaves that they would one day fly back to Africa in the face of brutal oppression.
Uncle Remus tale from African American folklore of how crafty Brer Rabbit and his friend Brer Coon get themselves an easy dinner. Written by Joel Chandler Harris.
Christmas folktale that explains a special miracle that happens in the North Georgia mountains each Christmas Eve.
Louisiana Swamp Folktale about a local fisherwoman whose unique way of fishing for crabs in the bayou gets her into trouble.
Cajun folktale about a beautiful girl who has the misfortune of choosing a real devilish mate.
Christmas ghost story – or a visit from Santa Claus?
Based on the true Christmas story of the annual holiday train that brings Santa Claus to the poor towns of remote Appalachia.