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by Teri Terry
edition: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 100
  • Grade: 7 to 17
tagged: thrillers & suspense, ghost stories

What if everyone you love was snatched away or permamently changed? The sci-fi mystery deepens in Deception, book 2 of the Dark Matter trilogy, as teens Kai and Shay search for answers and each other.

Shay believes she is a carrier of a deadly disease. She survives the "Aberdeen flu" only to surrender herself to the goverment and unwillingly become …


The Dark Beneath the Ice

by Amelinda Berube
edition: Paperback
  • age: 14 to 17
  • Grade: 9 to 12
tagged: ghost stories

Marianne is about to discover if nightmares are real.

Something is wrong with Marianne. It's not just that her dad has finally left, or that her life hasn't been the same since she quit dancing. Or even that her mother has checked herself into a hospital.

She's losing time. Doing things she'd never do. And the face in the mirror doesn't look like he …


Unraveling Isobel

by Eileen Cook
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 14 to 99
  • Grade: 9 to 17
tagged: contemporary, ghost stories, blended families

A darkly comic novel that “combines the perfect mix of mystery and romance to create a delightfully creepy chick lit-y ghost story” (School Library Journal), from the author of The Education of Hailey Kendrick and Getting Revenge on Lauren Wood.

Isobel’s life is falling apart. Her mom just married some guy she met on the Internet only three m …


Shallow Grave

by Alex Van Tol
edition: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 100
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: ghost stories, mysteries & detective stories, law & crime

When they're hauled into the office in the wake of a stupid prank, schoolmates Elliot and Shannon have no idea that hiding the principal's Smart Car in the woods was the least of their problems. As part of their punishment, the pair is tasked to clean up the school boathouse. Should be an easy enough task, they figure: chuck all the broken stuff, o …


Lure Teachers' Guide

Dundurn Teachers' Guide

by Cynthia Phillips
  • age: 12 to 15
  • Grade: 7 to 10
tagged: mysteries & detective stories, ghost stories, paranormal, occult & supernatural

2012 Manitoba Young Reader’s Choice Award — Shortlisted
2010 Cybils Award — Shortlisted

A Victorian garden, a fishing lure, and a ghost named John

Absolutely nothing is going right for Max Green. His parents have just uprooted their family from Vancouver to the bleak suburbs of Toronto, he has no friends, and everybody at his new high …

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