The Freaky Future of Halloween: All Hallows Read
New York Times (blog)
Here's an idea: this Halloween instead of (or in addition to) the candy you hand out, give out scary books. Here's what you do: look the kid dead in the eye, hand them the book you've chosen, laugh maniacally. It's a scarily simple ploy to get kids to read. Mwah-ha-ha.
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