Dead poem: We sang: “Never laugh when a hearse goes by, for you may be the next to die. They wrap you up in a dirty sheet and send you down ft. The worms crawl in, the worms crawl out, the worms play pinochle with your snout.
A step up from Goosebumps, I would read these aloud to my friends. Narrating the stories with different voices and bringing characters to life. These books fed my growing love of scary stories and reading.
Better Book Titles - Alvin Schwartz and Stephen Gammell: Scary Stories to Tell in The Dark. I remember these books I was reading them in like the grade. I guess ive always had a thing for ghosts. Even at a very young age!