"On the Edge" is a new high interest reading series that engages students with stories in three broad categories: Supernatural/Paranormal, True crime and Unexplainable events. Each story came from popular news and are true accounts of human experiences and eye witnesses. Selections include topics about out-of-body experiences, alien abductions, escaped killers, strange outbreaks of diseases, and much more. The stories range from 800 to 900 words and conclude with comprehension, vocabulary, and critical thinking activities. Each selection also provides tools for recording and calculating reading speed. This series was developed at a 4-6 reading level.Some of life's biggest fears keep people Scared Stiff! This text focuses on reading selections that deal with scary experiences such as the Tylenol murders, people held against their will, stalkers, and rats and snakes. A Teacher's Guide is also available!