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Children's Nonfiction Body, Mind & Spirit

Haunted Canada 10

More Scary True Stories

by (author) Joel A. Sutherland

Scholastic Canada Ltd
Initial publish date
Aug 2020
Body, Mind & Spirit, Curiosities & Wonders, General
Recommended Age
9 to 12
Recommended Grade
4 to 7
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Aug 2020
    List Price
  • eBook

    Publish Date
    Aug 2020
    List Price

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The tenth book in the bestselling series of hauntingly true Canadian stories — back, and scarier than ever!


Even more chilling ghost stories from all across our spooky land. Moody black-and-white illustrations and photographs enhance the hauntingly eerie read.

  • In Victoria, British Columbia, the spirit of a killer haunts Fan Tan Alley.
  • The ghost of a little girl with long dark hair inhabits a hockey arena in Canmore, Alberta.
  • Mysterious knocking at the door of a home in Halifax, Nova Scotia, signals the start of a series of strange happenings.

With its first volume published in 2002, the Haunted Canada series is now an award winning ten-book series with over 400,000 copies in print. Kids can’t get enough of these spooky tales that allow them to learn about the eeriest corners of our country.


About the author

Joel A. Sutherland est bibliothécaire de référence le jour et se métamorphose en auteur d'histoires d'horreur la nuit. Il a écrit le roman Lieux hantés 5, Be a Writing Superstar!, et Frozen Blood, un roman d'horreur pour adultes. Joel vit à Courtice, en Ontario.


JOEL A. SUTHERLAND is the Silver Birch and Hackmatack Award-winning author of numerous Haunted Canada books and the Red Maple Award Honour Book Summer’s End. His middle-grade fiction series, Haunted, has been praised by Goosebumps author R.L. Stine. Joel lives with his family in southeastern Ontario where he works as a library manager and is always on the lookout for ghosts. Visit him online at

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  • Commended, TD Summer Reading Club Selection
  • Commended, Best Books for Kids and Teens, Canadian Children's Book Centre

Editorial Reviews

Praise for Joel A. Sutherland:

"One of the most promising new voices in horror." — Jeff Strand, author of A Bad Day for Voodoo and Pressure

"A talent to watch." — Dark Scribe Magazine

"Keep an eye on Sutherland. This guy has got a great future ahead of him." — Joe McKinney, author of Dead City, Quarantined and Peacekeepers

Praise for Haunted Canada:

"Canada's answer to R.L. Stine." — Quill & Quire

Praise for Haunted: The House Next Door:

"What could be scarier than moving next-door to a haunted house? How about a ghost horse? How about a ghastly murder or two? This book is CHILLING. Loved it!" — R.L. Stine, author of Goosebumps

Praise for Haunted Canada 5:

“This book delivers pretty well everything a ghost-story-loving child could ask for, with an extra layer of dread provided by Norman Lanting’s spookily suggestive illustrations.”National Reading Campaign

Praise for Haunted Canada 6:

“A great read for all ages and abilities and perfect for the Halloween season, Haunted Canada 6 is sure to fly off the shelves and enter into readers’ dreams (or nightmares!).” CM: Canadian Review of Materials

Praise for Haunted Canada 8:

"Haunted Canada 8 is a fun collection of stories that make great read-alouds, provides great hooks for reluctant readers, and, of course, is simply a great read for kids that love getting lost in the dark and being terrified."CM: Canadian Review of Materials

Other titles by Joel A. Sutherland