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The Dollhouse: A Ghost Story

by Charis Cotter
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: horror & ghost stories, marriage & divorce, paranormal

A creepy, mysterious dollhouse takes center stage in this atmospheric middle-grade mystery for fans of Doll Bones and Small Spaces.

Alice's world is falling apart. Her parents are getting a divorce, and they've cancelled their yearly cottage trip -- the one thing that gets Alice through the school year. Instead, Alice and her mom are heading to some …

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Escape to Witch City

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

In a world ruled by fear of witches, some secrets are deadly. A thrilling new fantasy adventure set in historical London for fans of V.E. Schwab's City of Ghosts and Serafina and the Black Cloak.

Emmaline Black has a secret. She can hear the rhythm of heartbeats. Not just her own, but others' too. It's a rhythm she's learned to control, and that can …

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Screamers

by Joel A. Sutherland
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: horror & ghost stories, ghost stories, paranormal

 

New middle-grade horror from the award-winning author of the Haunted Canada series!

 

When the hit television show Screamers announces a contest for young fans to appear on an upcoming episode, it’s all kids can talk about. So when Sai, Jason, and Aaliyah, strangers from different parts of the country, are selected from the thousands of applicants …

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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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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 …

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Tales from the Fringes of Fear

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, 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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