For years, zombies have been a staple in horror movies. More recently, they've become a popular topic in many television shows as well. Throughout American history, people have told tales of those who have died but not quite left their bodies behind. The undead come in many forms depending on the specific legend. Through engaging text, accompanied by captivatingly creepy images and informative sidebars, readers will learn how the stories told about zombies have changed over the years, along with people's beliefs about them. This intriguing volume is a must-have for those interested in the paranormal.