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Field of Screams

by Joel A Sutherland
edition: Paperback
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: horror & ghost stories

When cousins Darius and Ryan get lost in a Halloween corn maze attraction, they come across a boy who doesn't seem to be from this world...Can they escape before they become the latest two victims of the corn maze?

Darius is excited that his cousin, Ryan, is coming to stay for a weekend in October. Though they used to be close, Darius hasn't seen h …

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The Nightmare Next Door

by Joel A Sutherland
edition: Paperback
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: horror & ghost stories

Having grown up in the country with woods to explore and lakes to swim in, Matt isn't exactly thrilled when his parents move to a new subdivision of cookie-cutter houses. But he's determined to make the most of the move. His little sister Sophie, on the other hand, is absolutely miserable. That is, until they discover that the house next door — a …

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A Box of Bones

by Marina Cohen
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 8 to 11
  • Grade: 3 to 6
tagged: horror & ghost stories

Marina Cohen'sA Box of Bones is a dark, propulsive, middle-grade tale about a trick box, two worlds entwined, and a mystery that may be best left unsolved.

Twelve-year-old Kallie despises nonsense. She believes there’s a rational explanation for everything, despite the good-natured prodding of her Grandpa Jess, who takes her to frivolous wastes of …

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Tales from the Fringes of Fear

by Jeff Szpirglas, illustrated by Steven P. Hughes
edition: Paperback
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: horror & ghost stories, short stories, paranormal

Most kids don’t have to stress about things like exotic insects with a taste for human flesh when they go to class. But students at this school have to be ever vigilant. You never know when a supernatural pastry or a clay monster bent on revenge might be lurking just around the corner. Even a simple field trip to a local animal sanctuary can hav …

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The Strange and Deadly Portraits of Bryony Gray

by E. Latimer
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 10 to 100
  • Grade: 5 to 17
tagged: horror & ghost stories, girls & women

Lemony Snicket meets Oscar Wilde meets Edgar Allan Poe in this exciting and scary middle-grade novel inspired by The Picture of Dorian Gray -- a family curse is unleashed!

Bryony Gray is becoming famous as a painter in London art circles. But life isn't so grand. Her uncle keeps her locked in the attic, forcing her to paint for his rich clients . . …

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Hanté : Tueur de fantômes

by Joel A. Sutherland
edition: Paperback
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: horror & ghost stories, paranormal

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Tout le monde à l'école d'Ève est obsédé par Tueur de fantômes, l'un des jeux vidéo les plus effrayants et les plus intenses sur le marché! Personne n'a jamais réussi à battre le jeu, et beaucoup de jeunes pensent qu'il y a un défaut dans le dernier niveau, rendant la victoire impossible à atteindre.

Qu …

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Hanté : La maison d'à côté

by Joel A. Sutherland
edition: Paperback
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: horror & ghost stories, paranormal

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Ayant grandi à la campagne, avec des bois à explorer et des lacs dans lesquels nager, Mathieu n'est pas enchanté quand ses parents déménagent leur famille dans un nouveau quartier de maisons à l'emporte-pièce situé à une heure de Toronto. Il est toutefois déterminé à tirer le meilleur parti de la situa …

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Tales from Beyond the Brain

by Jeff Szpirglas, illustrated by Steven P. Hughes
edition: Paperback
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: horror & ghost stories, paranormal, short stories

Imagine walking home from school one day and seeing a brain on the side of the road, a brain that, it turns out, is looking for a new home. Or instead of paying attention to the teacher, you shoot a paper airplane across the room and accidentally rip a hole in the fabric of the universe. And what would you do if you discovered that your class readi …

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