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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

Dragged fresh from the grave and pulled out of the haunted corners of a school locker, these thirteen new stories are a nod to the storytelling style of Tales from the Crypt and The Twilight Zone.

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 …

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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
  • 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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A Box of Bones

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

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 time like their town’s local Festival of Fools.
There, Kallie meets a faceless man (must be some kind of mask) who gives her a strange wooden puzzle bo …

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The Doll's Eye

by Marina Cohen
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: horror & ghost stories

A beautiful and haunting middle-grade tale for independent readers from the author ofThe Inn Between.
All Hadley wants is for everything to go back to the way it used to be—back when she didn’t have to share her mother with her stepfather and stepbrother. Back when she wasn't forced to live in a musty, decomposing house. Back when she had a li …

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Haunted: Field of Screams

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

Prepare to scream!

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 his cousin since Ryan moved to Vancouver from central B.C. several years before. The visit doesn't get off to a good start. Ryan has changed and can't stop talking about how much better the city is …

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