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December 12, 2017

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Some silly scary stories, and some REALLY scary (beware!) stories for grades K - 5. You can find many of these titles in other formats as well such as eBooks or audio books.

 

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Nightlights

Nightlights
Alvarez, Lorena

Every night, tiny stars appear out of the darkness in little Sandy's bedroom. She catches them and creates wonderful creatures to play with until she falls asleep, and in the morning brings them back to life in the whimsical drawings that cover her room. One day, Morpie, a mysterious pale girl, appears at school. And she knows all about Sandy's drawings... Nightlights is a beautiful story about fear, insecurity, and creativity, from the enchanting imagination of Lorena Gomez.


Format: Graphic Novel
Holds: 3 on 14 copies

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The Jumbies

The Jumbies
Baptiste, Tracey

Eleven-year-old Corinne must call on her courage and an ancient magic to stop an evil spirit and save her island home.


Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 6 copies

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Rules of the House

Rules of the House
Barnett, Mac

Ian always follows the rules and his sister, Jenny, never does but when she angers some monsters while breaking all the rules of their vacation house in the woods, Ian first runs away, then realizes there should be a rule about protecting your sister from being eaten by monsters.


Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 12 copies

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The House With A Clock in Its Walls

The House With A Clock in Its Walls
Bellairs, John

A boy goes to live with his magician uncle in a mansion that has a clock hidden in the walls which is ticking off the minutes until doomsday.


Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 7 copies

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The Haunted Library

The Haunted Library
Butler, Dori Hillestad

"When ghost boy Kaz's haunt is torn down and he is separated from his ghost family, he meets a real girl named Claire, who lives above the town library with her parents and her grandmother. Claire has a special ability to see ghosts when other humans cannot and she and Kaz quickly form a friendship."--Amazon website.


Format: Book
Holds: 2 on 6 copies

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What the Witch Left

What the Witch Left
Chew, Ruth

Katie and her friend Louise have magical adventures with a strange assortment of items they find in a locked drawer.


Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 7 copies

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Don't Read This Book Before Bed!: Thrills, Chills, and Hauntingly True Stories

Don't Read This Book Before Bed!: Thrills, Chills, and Hauntingly True Stories
Claybourne, Anna

Presents true stories about real-life monsters, doomed domains, and strange disappearances, many attributed to ghosts and other supernatural encounters.


Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 16 copies

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The Doll's Eye

The Doll's Eye
Cohen, Marina

"The day Hadley discovers the lone glass eye in the empty attic of her new house is the day her life changes forever"--


Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 6 copies

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Monsterland

Monsterland
Crowley, James

Chased into the woods by neighborhood bullies who are after his Halloween candy, fifth grader Charlie Cooper quickly gets lost and finds his way into Vampyreishtat--or Monsterland, an uncharted land where werewolves, mummies, and vampires live freely--and with the help of the Monster of all Monsters, Charlie hopes he will find his cousin Billy who disappeared a year ago.


Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 8 copies

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The Witches

The Witches
Dahl, Roald

A young boy and his Norwegian grandmother, who is an expert on witches, together foil a witch's plot to destroy the world's children by turning them into mice.


Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 23 copies

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