The Monsters Are Due on Maple StreetWilliam Burgess
Maple street is a quiet little place in the USA. until one day something flies over with a loud roar. the people come out of their houses and talk to one another. Some of them think it was a meteor, but then they realize that the power is out and their radios and lawn movers wont work.
A boy named Tommy tells every one that whoever it was in that was in thing that flew over doesn't want them to leave so that is why they shut everything off. He said that the only people who can leave are the people who were sent out ahead by that thing who look like humans but actually aren't.
Suddenly Les Goodmans car starts up all by it's self and people begin to talk about how strange he and his whole family is is. The people begin to talk and say things about each other and they think that some of the people may be the people who were sent out ahead by that thing.
Suddenly a figure appears walking down the street towards the group of people. Tommy yells, "It's a monster! It's a monster!" Don comes out with a shotgun and says, "We may need this." Suddenly Charlie takes the shotgun from Don and shoots the figure that is coming down the street toward them. Then the group realizes that it was Pete Van Horn.