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One Night in Doom House

By: R.L. Stine

Dragged into a haunted house by his friend Aaron, Max finds some objects that he thinks might help his ghost friends Nicky and Tara. But when he takes them home for further research, he upsets a whole...

The Ghosts of Rathburn Park

By: Zilpha Keatley Snyder

Eleven-year-old Matthew Hamilton–a.k.a. The Hamster–is new in town, and just about the first thing he does is get lost in the woods of Rathburn Park. It’s a typical boneheaded thing to...

My Swordhand Is Singing

By: Marcus Sedgwick

WHEN TOMAS AND HIS SON, Peter, settle in Chust as woodcutters, Tomas digs a channel of fast-flowing waters around their hut, so they have their own little island kingdom. Peter doesn't understand why his...


I So Don't Do Spooky

By: Barrie Summy

Someone’s out to get Sherry’s stepmom. . . .Can she save her before it’s too late?Did you know that the main campus of the Academy of Spirits is at a Dairy Queen in Phoenix? Me either....

Don't Close Your Eyes!

By: R.L. Stine

In a terrifying episode, Inkweed, the evil “Ghost of the Black Sleep,” has inhabited Max. The ghost has come to put Nicky and Tara to sleep forever!Inkweed is waiting, hoping for the moment...

Little Camp of Horrors

By: R.L. Stine

This summer Max is going to Camp Snake Lake—where he will have to swim in a lake filled with poisonous snakes . . . where a Headless Ghost roams the fields . . . where he and his mostly ghostly friends...


Ghost Horse

By: George Edward Stanley
illustrated by: Ann Barrow

Can Emily free the ghost horse?Emily Clark has just moved. She doesn’t like her new house, and she doesn’t like her new town. But one night she wakes up to find a horse in her backyard—a...

Frankenstein

By: Mary Shelley
adapted by Larry Weinberg; illustrated by: Ken Barr

Victor Frankenstein learns the secret of producing life, and so, by putting together parts of various corpses, he creates the Frankenstein monster. The monster is huge and disformed, but he means no harm...

My Swordhand Is Singing

By: Marcus Sedgwick

WHEN TOMAS AND HIS SON, Peter, settle in Chust as woodcutters, Tomas digs a channel of fast-flowing waters around their hut, so they have their own little island kingdom. Peter doesn't understand why his...


Resources

The Tanglewood Terror

By: Kurtis Scaletta

BOOK TALK
 
They say history repeats itself and in the town of Tanglewood, this is exactly the case.  When thirteen-year-old Eric Parrish comes across some glowing mushrooms in the woods...

Behind the Bookcase

By: Mark Steensland
illustrated by: Kelly Murphy

BOOK TALK
After her Grandma Winnie's death, Sarah finds herself forced to spend the summer at the old woman's house while her parents attempt to fix the place up enough to sell it.  But, for Sarah,...