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Serafina and the Black Cloak

Robert Beatty · Disney-Hyperion
Pages: 293
Format: Hardcover

"Never go into the deep parts of the forest, for there are many dangers there, and they will ensnare your soul. " Serafina has never had a reason to disobey her pa and venture beyond the grounds of the Biltmore estate. There's plenty to explore in her grand home, although she must...
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Skeleton Creek

Patrick Carman · Scholastic Press
Pages: 185
Format: Hardcover

A breakthrough new series from bestselling author Patrick Carman, featuring text and technology in an innovative new way.

Strange things are happening in Skeleton Creek . . . and Ryan and Sarah are trying to get to the heart of it. But after an eerie accident leaves Ryan housebound...
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Eerie Elementary #1: The School Is Alive!

Jack Chabert · Scholastic Inc.
Format: Book

Eerie Elementary is one scary school!This series is part of Scholastic's early chapter book line called Branches, which is aimed at newly independent readers. With easy-to-read text, high-interest content, fast-paced plots, and illustrations on every page, these books will boost...

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The Doll's Eye

Marina Cohen · Roaring Brook Press
Pages: 208
Format: Print book

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 life in the city with her friends.

As...

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The Inn Between

Marina Cohen · Roaring Brook Press
Pages: 208
Format: Print book

Eleven-year-old Quinn has had some bad experiences lately. She was caught cheating in school, and then one day, her little sister Emma disappeared while walking home from school. She never returned.

When Quinn's best friend Kara has to move away, she goes on one last trip with...

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The Notebook of Doom #1: Rise of the Balloon Goons

Troy Cummings · Scholastic
Pages: 89
Format: Paperback

Monsters Humor Fun = THE NOTEBOOK OF DOOM!This series is part of Scholastic's early chapter book line called Branches, which is aimed at newly independent readers. With easy-to-read text, high-interest content, fast-paced plots, and illustrations on every page, these books will boost...

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The Peculiar Incident on Shady Street

Lindsay Currie · Aladdin
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

A girl unravels a centuries-old mystery after moving into a haunted house in this deliciously suspenseful mystery.

Tessa Woodward isn't exactly thrilled to move to rainy, cold Chicago from her home in sunny Florida. But homesickness turns to icy fear when unexplainable things start...
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Coraline

Neil Gaiman
Format: Book

The day after they moved in, Coraline went exploring.... In Coraline's family's new flat are twenty-one windows and fourteen doors. Thirteen of the doors open and close.The fourteenth is locked, and on the other side is only a brick wall, until the day Coraline unlocks the door to find...
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Grave Images

Jenny Goebel · Scholastic Press
Format: Print book

Children's Literature - Tiffany Torbeck When your family is in the tombstone business, normal is a relative term. But thirteen-year old Bernie knows something is definitely off about Mr. Stein, a drifter that seeks work at the monument...
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The Crossroads

Chris Grabenstein · Random House
Pages: 325
Format: Book

ZACK, HIS DAD, and new stepmother have just moved back to his father's hometown, not knowing that their new house has a dark history. Fifty years ago, a crazed killer caused an accident at the nearby crossroads that took 40 innocent lives. He died when his car hit a tree in a fiery...

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Mothman's Curse

Christine Hayes · Roaring Brook Press
Pages: 310
Format: Hardcover

When Josie and her brothers uncover a haunted camera, the Mothman legend becomes a terrifying reality that threatens their entire town in this spooky and action-filled novel.

Josie may live in the most haunted town in America, but the only strange thing she ever sees is the parade...

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Midnight Reynolds and the Spectral Transformer

CATHERINE HOLT · Albert Whitman & Company
Pages: 255
Format: Hardcover

When twelve year-old misfit Midnight Reynolds takes a job helping out eccentric Miss Appleby in the mansion down the street, she never imagined her work would involve battling ghosts. But as it turns out, Midnight and her new employer have quite a bit in common - they were both born on Halloween...
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Max Helsing and the Thirteenth Curse

Curtis Jobling · Viking, 2015.
Pages: 311
Format: eBook

Now the hunter has become the hunted ... bummer.

Max is just your average kid growing up in Gallows Hill, a small town outside of Boston - well, except that he lives in a gothic mansion with an old former prizefighter, and his after-school job is carrying on the monster-hunting...
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The Most Frightening Story Ever Told

Philip Kerr · Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers
Pages: 320
Format: Library Binding

Roald Dahl meets R. L. Stine in this spine-tingling and hilarious tale from a bestselling author. Billy Shivers doesn't have a lot of excitement in his life. He prefers to spend his days reading alone in the Hitchcock Public Library. So it is a bit out of character when he finds himself...
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Elizabeth and Zenobia

Jessica Miller · Amulet Books
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

Abandoned by her mother and neglected by her scientist father, timid Elizabeth Murmur has only her fearless friend, Zenobia, for company. And Zenobia's company can be very trying! When Elizabeth's father takes them to live in his family home, Witheringe House, Zenobia becomes obsessed...
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Home Sweet Horror

James Preller · Feiwel & Friends
Format: Book

Welcome. Have a seat. Let us tell you a story. But be warned. Home Sweet Horror isn't just any tale. This is a Scary Tale. Meet Liam Finn, who's just moved into a new home with his father and sister. But this old house that seems empty, isn't . . . Bloody Mary is here. Called...

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Olive and the Backstage Ghost

Michelle Schusterman · Random House Books for Young Readers
Pages: 209
Format: Hardcover

A ghost story with a literary heart for fans of Neil Gaiman's Coraline and The Graveyard Book. Theater kids and ghost-story readers alike will find new meaning in the term stage fright.

All great theaters have their ghosts. . . .

After Olive Preiss...
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Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

Alvin Schwartz · HarperCollins
Pages: 113
Format: Hardcover


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Nightmares!

Jason Segel · Delacorte Books for Young Readers
Pages: 355
Format: Hardcover

A New York Times Bestseller Jason Segel multitalented actor writer and musician teams up with New York Times bestselling author Kirsten Miller for the hilariously frightening middle grade novel Nightmares the first book in a trilogy about a boy named Charlie and a group of kids who must...
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Stay Out of the Basement

R L Stine
Format: Book

Dr. Brewer is doing a little plant-testing in his basement. Nothing to worry about. Harmless, really. But Margaret and Casey Brewer are worried about their father. Especially when they … meet … some of the plants he is growing down there. Then they notice that their father...

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Charlie and the grandmothers

Katy Towell · Alfred A. Knopf
Pages: 223
Format: Print book

When fearful twelve-year-old Charlie and his bolder younger sister are sent to visit a grandmother they never knew they had, they discover a dark secret.
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The House of Months and Years

Emma Trevayne · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Pages: 274
Format: Hardcover

A girl must stop the Boogeyman living in her home from stealing her family's warmest memories in this haunting, atmospheric novel from the author of Flights and Chimes and Mysterious Times and The Accidental Afterlife of Thomas Marsden.

When her distant aunt and uncle...
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