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  Cover Art: Ask the Bones : Scary Stories from Around the World Ask the Bones : Scary Stories from Around the World
A collection of scary folktales from countries around the world including China, Russia, Spain, and the United States.
145 p. 1999
Children's Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: The August House Book of Scary Stories : Spooky Tales for Telling Out Loud The August House Book of Scary Stories : Spooky Tales for Telling Out Loud
An anthology of spooky stories drawn from folklore, local history, and the storytellers' imaginations, and divided into the categories Just Desserts and Lessons Learned, Ghostly Guardians, Dark Humor, Urban Legends and Jump Tales, and Fearless Females.
144 p. 2009
Children's Fiction Book AUGUST
  Cover Art: Beware! R.L. Stine Picks His Favorite Scary Stories. Beware! R.L. Stine Picks His Favorite Scary Stories.
A selection of unsettling stories by such authors as Ray Bradbury, Patricia McKissack, Jack Prelutsky, William Sleator, Edward Gorey, Roald Dahl, Jane Yolen, Alvin Schwartz, Shel Sliverstein and Mr. Stine himself.
214 p. 2002
Children's Fiction Book BEWARE!
  Cover Art: Bites : Scary Stories to Sink Your Teeth Into Bites : Scary Stories to Sink Your Teeth Into
This collection of spine-tingling tales by some of today's best writers includes stories about vampires who want something more valuable than blood, dead werewolves that don't stay dead, and more.
115 p. 2009
Children's Fiction Book BITES
  Cover Art: Half-minute Horrors Half-minute Horrors
An anthology of very short, scary stories by an assortment of authors and illustrators including Chris Raschka, Joyce Carol Oates, Neil Gaiman, Jack Gantos, and Lane Smith.
141 p. 2009
Children's Fiction Book HALF
  Cover Art: Gilda Joyce, Psychic Investigator Allison, Jennifer
Gilda Joyce, Psychic Investigator
During the summer before ninth grade, intrepid Gilda Joyce invites herself to the San Francisco mansion of distant cousin Lester Splinter and his thirteen-year-old daughter, where she uses her purported psychic abilities and detective skills to solve the mystery of the mansion's boarded-up tower. First of the books about Gilda Joyce.
321 p. 2005
Children's Fiction Book ALLISON
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  Cover Art: The Game of Sunken Places Anderson, M. T.
The Game of Sunken Places
When two boys stay with an eccentric relative at his mansion in rural Vermont, they discover an old-fashioned board game that draws them into a mysterious adventure.
260 p. 2004
Children's Fiction Book ANDERSON
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  Cover Art: Doll Bones Black, Holly
Doll Bones
Zach, Poppy, and Alice have been friends forever. And for almost as long, they've been playing one continuous, ever-changing game of pirates and thieves, mermaids and warriors. Ruling over all is the Great Queen, a bone-china doll cursing those who displease her. But they are in middle school now. Zach's father pushes him to give up make-believe, and Zach quits the game. Their friendship might be over, until Poppy declares she's been having dreams about the Queen--and the ghost of a girl who will not rest until the bone-china doll is buried in her empty grave.
256 p. 2013
Children's Fiction Book BLACK
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  Cover Art: Shadow Breakers Blythe, Daniel
Shadow Breakers
After moving from London to what seems like a dull seaside town, twelve-year-old Miranda is recruited by a group of friends from school to help identify and stop the evil that is shadowing Miranda and causing weird events in town.
247 p. 2013
Children's Fiction Book BLYTHE
  Cover Art: Things That Go Bump in the Night Carman, Patrick
Things That Go Bump in the Night
3:15 means several things. It's a time when things go bump in the night. A place where spooky stories find a home. A feeling . . . that chill running down your spine. Step into the world of 3:15 and you'll meet Cody Miller, whose greed leads to a grave mistake; Emma Franklin, who learns that not all childhood fears are foolish; Dylan Smith, who should know better than to show off his snowboarding skills on a haunted mountain; and more.
148 p. 2011
Children's Fiction Book CARMAN
  Cover Art: Gustav Gloom and the People Taker Castro, Adam-Troy
Gustav Gloom and the People Taker
Fernie What, an adventurous young horror fan, moves into the house across the street from the dark mansion of a mysterious boy whose residence is haunted by evil shadows.
226 p. 2012
Children's Fiction Book CASTRO
  Cover Art: Don't Open the Door Charles, Veronika Martenova
Don't Open the Door
Having been warned not to open the door for anyone while Mom goes to help a neighbor, the three boys try to outdo each other by telling scary stories about strangers at the door. By the time they have finished, they have scared themselves under the bed. Stories in this book come from Bohemia, the Guyanas, and Peru and are based on the universal theme of not opening the door to strangers.
56 p. 2007
Easy Reader CHARLES
  Cover Art: Always October Coville, Bruce
Always October
Best friends Jake and "Weird Lily" enter the monster-filled land of Always October, made famous in Jake's grandfather's books, to save a foundling who becomes a monster during the full moon.
367 p. 2012
Children's Fiction Book COVILLE
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  Cover Art: The Monsters of Morley Manor Coville, Bruce
The Monsters of Morley Manor
Anthony and his younger sister discover that the monster figures he got in an unusual box at an estate sale are alive, but they have no way of knowing that the "monsters" will lead them on fantastical adventures to other worlds in an effort to try to save Earth.
224 p. 2001
Children's Fiction Book COVILLE
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  Cover Art: The Ghost of Fossil Glen DeFelice, Cynthia C.
The Ghost of Fossil Glen
Allie knows it's not her imagination when she hears a voice and sees in her mind's eye the face of a girl who seems to be seeking her help. First of the Allie Nichols books.
167 p. 1998
Children's Fiction Book DEFELICE
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  Cover Art: Revenge of the Witch Delaney, Joseph
Revenge of the Witch
Young Tom, the seventh son of a seventh son, starts work as an apprentice for the village spook, whose job is to protect ordinary folk from ghouls, boggarts, and all manner of wicked beasties. For years, Old Gregory has been the Spook for the county, ridding the local villages of evil. Now his time is coming to an end. But who will take over for him? Thomas Ward is the last hope. But will he learn the difference between a benign witch and a malevolent one? And what will happen if Thomas accidentally frees Mother Malkin, the most evil witch in the county? Book 1 of The Last Apprentice.
344 p. 2005
Children's Fiction Book DELANEY
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  Cover Art: The Undertakers : Rise of the Corpses Drago, Ty
The Undertakers : Rise of the Corpses
When the living dead invade Philadelphia, Will Ritter and a group of teenage resistance fighters, known as the Undertakers, are the only ones that can see them to stop the invasion. Sequel: Queen of the Dead.
465 p. 2011
Children's Fiction Book DRAGO
  Cover Art: On the Day I Died : Stories from the Grave Fleming, Candace
On the Day I Died : Stories from the Grave
In a lonely Illinois cemetery one cold October night, teen ghosts recount the stories of their deaths in different time periods, from 1870 to the present, to sixteen-year-old Mike, who unknowingly picked up a phantom hitchhiker.
199 p. 2012
Children's Fiction Book FLEMING
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  Cover Art: Ghosthunters and the Incredibly Revolting Ghost Funke, Cornelia Caroline
Ghosthunters and the Incredibly Revolting Ghost
A timid boy named Tom reluctantly agrees to help professional ghostbuster Hetty Hyssop dispel an IRG (Incredibly Revolting Ghost) from an old house. First in the Ghosthunters series.
135 p. 2006
Children's Fiction Book FUNKE
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  Cover Art: Coraline Gaiman, Neil
Coraline
Looking for excitement, Coraline ventures through a mysterious door into a world that is similar, yet disturbingly different from her own, where she must challenge a gruesome entity in order to save herself, her parents, and the souls of three others.
162 p. 2002
Children's Fiction Book GAIMAN
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