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      Kallen, Stuart A. Aliens. San Diego, CA : ReferencePoint Press, 2011.

      Cohen, Daniel. The greatest monsters in the world. New York : Dodd, Mead, [1975].

      Hirschmann, Kris. Demons. San Diego, CA : ReferencePoint Press, 2011.

      Evslin, Bernard, et al. Heroes, gods and monsters of the Greek myths. New York : Bantam Books, c1966.

      Magical beasts (The Enchanted world).

      Currie, Stephen. Goblins. San Diego, CA : ReferencePoint Press, 2011.

      McNab, Chris, et al. Mythical monsters : the scariest creatures from legends, books, and movies. New York, NY : Scholastic, c2006.

      Steiger, Brad. The werewolf book : the encyclopedia of shape-shifting beings. Detroit : Visible Ink Press, c1999. 

      Zombies, vampires, and philosophy : new life for the undead. Chicago, Ill. : Open Court, c2010.

      Baring-Gould, Sabine. The Book of Werewolves. Scotts Vallle, CA : IAP, 2009.

      Dresser, Norine. American vampires fans, victims, practitioners. NY : W.W. Norton, 1989.

      Krensky, Stephen. The bogeyman. Minneapolis : Lerner Publications, c2008. <>

      Woog, Adam. Zombies. San Diego, CA : ReferencePoint Press, 2011.

      Frost, Brian J. The Essential guide to werewolf literature. Madison : University of Wisconsin Press, c2003. 

      Bioethics in Mary Shelley's Frankenstein. Detroit : Greenhaven Press, c2011.

      Mythical and fabulous creatures : a source book and research guide. New York : Greenwood Press, 1987.

      Hirschmann, Kris. Demons. San Diego, CA : ReferencePoint Press, 2011.

      Witch-Hunt Mysteries of the Salem witch trials   Call #: 133.4 ARO    Aronson, Marc          

      The Devil in Massachusetts, a modern inquiry into the Salem witch trials.   Call #: 133.4 STA    Starkey, Marion Lena.         

      The Salem witch trials    Call #: 363.744 KAL    Kallen, Stuart A., 1955-         

      Wizards and witches       Call #: 398.2 LEH    Lehane, Brendan.       

      The Crucible   Call #: 812.52 MIL    Miller, Arthur

      The witchcraft of Salem village    Call #: 974.4 JAC    Jackson, Shirley, 1919-1965.




      Monsters Filmographies

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                                                      Monsters in Films


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      Gale Virtual Reference Library (Reference eBooks) 1*
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      Lit Finder 1*
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      Literature Resource Center 1*
      Broad range of subject content containing criticisms, biographies, primary sources, reviews, and multimedia on writers and works around the world. 
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