Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Kids Booklist

It's great fun to sink your teeth into a big, fat book. The setting seems so real and you really get to know the characters. But sometimes you're in the mood for something lighter or you're looking around to find some new authors. Or maybe you just don't have much time. That's when a short story comes in handy. Check out the list below to find some scary tales, some fairly tales, a few(very) old favorites, and some cool new collections.

A Coven of Witches

Folklore & Fairy Tale Funnies

Friends: Stories about New Friends, Old Friends, and Unexpectedly True Friends

The Canine Connection: Stories about Dogs and People

The Battle of the Red Hot Pepper Weenies: and Other Warped and Creepy Tales

Leaping Beauty: and Other Animal Fairy Tales

George and Martha One More Time

One Beastly Beast: (Two Aliens, Three Inventors, Four Fantastic Tales)

Chaucer's Canterbury Tales

Minute Mysteries 2: More Stories to Solve