Seventeen-year-old Nero is stuck in the wilderness with a bunch of other juvenile delinquents on an "Inward Trek." As if that weren't bad enough, his counselors have turned into flesh-eating maniacs overnight and are now chowing down on his fellow miscreants. These kids have seen zombie movies. They know the rules. Unfortunately, knowing the rules isn't going to be enough.
Alex, a resourceful seventeen-year-old running from her incurable brain tumor, Tom, who has left the war in Afghanistan, and Ellie, an angry eight-year-old, join forces after an electromagnetic pulse sweeps through the sky and kills most of the world's population, turning some of those who remain into zombies and giving the others superhuman senses.
In the year 2032, after a virus that turned people into zombies has been eradicated, Josh is invited to join an underground gaming society, where the gamers hunt zombies and the action is more dangerous than it seems.
Future physician Kate Grable is horrified when her high school's football coach gives team members steroids, but the drugs turn players into zombies and Kate must find an antidote before the flesh-eating monsters get to her or her friends.
After a disease turns everyone over sixteen into brainless, decomposing, flesh-eating creatures, a group of teenagers leave their shelter and set out of a harrowing journey across London to the safe haven of Buckingham Palace.
In a post-apocalyptic world where fences and border patrols guard the few people left from the zombies that have overtaken civilization, fifteen-year-old Benny Imura is finally convinced that he must follow in his older brother's footsteps and become a bounty hunter.
Seventh-grader Molly has always been an outsider, even at New York City's elite Metropolitan Institute of Science and Technology, but that changes when she is recruited to join the Omegas, a secret group that polices and protects zombies.
Living in the post-human era when the undead are part of everyday life, high schooler Alley breaks her no-dating rule when Doug catches her eye, but classmate Will demands to turn her into a vampire and her zombie boyfriend may be unable to stop him.
Waking up in a military complex, months after zombies attacked school, B has no memory of the last few months. Life in the UK has turned tough since the outbreak, and B is woven into life- and battle- in the new military regime quickly. But as B learns more about the zombies held in the complex and the scientists keeping them captive, unease settles in. Why exactly was B saved? And is there anyone left in the world to trust?
African slaves brought the religion of voodoo and the concept of zombies to the island of Haiti, which was a busy slave center in the 1700s. Many Haitian plantation owners feared slaves who practiced voodoo, often selling them to owners in North America.
Scamper into the world of frightening fiends! The Biggest, Baddest Book of Monsters will take you on a journey to uncover the most hair-raising, spine-chilling, blood-curdling monsters. Learn about haunted places and infested lakes. Get the dirt on zombies.
Turn a child's fascination with the bizarre into a compelling reason to read. From mummies and monsters to lost cities and shipwrecks, these titles deliver page-turning chills. Numerous photos, illustrations, and historical maps support the text visually. Boxed insets highlight important facts, tell stories, and offer interesting side notes. Two pages each are devoted to facts, extended definitions, and mini-projects.
Kids love to contemplate strange stuff. Quicksand is right up there with Bigfoot, the Bermuda Triangle, meat=eating plants, the lost continent of Atlantis, wolf children, voodoo and zombies, scorpions and tarantulas, black holes, and more. The myths and the truth as we know them are here in this grab bag collection of weird stuff designed to pique the insatiable curiosity of children. And to get them thinking.
Zombies arte dead people brought back to life. They aren't supposed to be very smart, but that won't stop them from hunting for people to eat. Tales of these sleepwalking creatures have haunted listeners for thousand of years. Most people don't really believe zombies exist, but they have still come up with plenty of ways to stop these bumbling brain-eaters. Look inside to read about zombie stories from around the world.