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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 …

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Gonzonia and the Beast

by Bace Flores, edited by Marie Gaudet, illustrated by Aadil Khan
edition: eBook
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: halloween, imagination & play, horror & ghost stories, siblings

In this unusual sequel, Gonzonia takes a detour, only to find himself in unfamiliar surroundings. Meeting new people, unlike any people he has ever seen before, he is at first a little fearful but then he finds they're not so different from him after all, not in their hearts. So after a great journey to a different place, with different people doin …

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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 18
  • Grade: 5 to 12
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 : 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 s …

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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 at …

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Tales from Beyond the Brain

by Jeff Szpirglas, illustrated by Steven P. Hughes
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
  • 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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