With Halloween coming up, many parents may be questioning whether their kids should be reading stories or watching movies that scare them. I wrote an article on this topic that was published in MetroKids of Philadelphia, titled, “I’ll Get You My Pretty! For Centuries Scary Stories Have Prepared Kids for the Real World.”
For the article I interviewed a former president of the American Psychological Association, a professor at the University of Wisconsin at Madison and an author who has won the Bram Stoker Award multiple times for his fiction. See what they have to say and check out a few recommended books for ages 4+ and 8 to 12 when you read the article.