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 Posted: Wed Oct 10th, 2007 01:53 pm
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Rosemary Poole-Carter


Joined: Sat Sep 15th, 2007
Location: Houston, Texas USA
Posts: 13
Swann, could you give an idea of the ages of the young people involved? Some old fashioned scary folktales could be great for little kids--those stories with the "got-ya" endings turned into a short play (such as The Hairy Toe story, or my grandma's special "As I was spinning and I was weaving, I heard a noise . . .") I can send you more for little ones, if that's appropriate.

Also, Robert Frost wrote a wonderfule scary poem called "The Witch of Coos" (unreliable narrator and all), which could be dramatized for a slightly older audience. Some great images in that one--the skeleton shimmering like a chandelier.