A classic American ghost story based on the tale of Washington Irving, this is a staple of the genre. Young readers will be drawn right into this spooky story. Was the schoolteacher plagued by his overactive imagination or did a headless horseman truly chase him out of town? This graphic version of the story also talks about some of the real, historical details that may have inspired the story. Additional ghost story summaries are provided in the back matter for those readers who want just a bit more spine-tingling fun.