Spooky Chapter Books for Kids
Some silly scary stories, and some REALLY scary (beware!) stories for grades K - 5th. You can find many of these titles in other formats as well such as eBooks or audio books. (Updated September 2020)
In a spooky sequel to Small Spaces, friends Ollie, Coco, and Brian are snowed in at the foreboding Mount Hemlock Resort, which once served as an orphanage, and is now haunted.
Format: BookView Dead Voices
The Forgotten Girl
Eleven year old Iris and her best friend Daniel sneak out one night and stumble upon the abandoned grave of Avery Moore, who died in 1956. They find that Avery's grave is part of an entire segregated black cemetery that has faded from history in their North Carolina town - and that Avery wants Iris to join her forever.
Format: BookView The Forgotten Girl
Trace Carter has moved to Brooklyn to live with his Auntie Lea following the death of his parents in an accident which he mysteriously survived. When Trace takes a wrong turn in the New York Public Library, he finds someone else lost in the stacks with him: a ghost who turns out to have ties to his own history.
Format: BookView Trace
On a late-night food run for their mother's high school theater production, middle school students Axl and Ivan, accompanied by high school student Sid, grab some Mexican food from a local drive-thru, only to discover that monsters are copying--and mutating--everything in sight.
Format: Graphic NovelView Apocalypse Taco
Scary Stories for Young Foxes
An ancient fox storyteller presents a collection of interconnected tales to seven intrepid fox kits about the harrowing journeys of Mia and Uly, two young foxes who encounter disease, humans, predators, hunger, separation, and loss.
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HD Schenk’s plan for the summer is to build his own computer and enter it in the county fair; then he encounters the ghost of his great-great-grandmother haunting a dusty old pickling crock and she has a plan, too: she wants HD to make her famous recipe for sauerkraut and enter it in the county fair so that she can be declared the pickle queen!
Format: BookView Sauerkraut
Atlas of Monsters and Ghosts
Join famous monster hunter Van Helsing on a trip around the globe to find haunted castles, restless spirits, terrifying dragons, wicked witches, and more.
Format: MapView Atlas of Monsters and Ghosts
Rules of the House
Ian likes rules while his older sister Jenny does not. The vacation house in the woods where the family is spending the summer comes with some very simple rules that should not be hard to follow, so what happens when Jenny ignores the rules and OPENS THE RED DOOR?
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A Small Zombie Problem
August DuPont has lived his whole eleven years in his family's crumbling mansion with his Aunt Hydrangea; when he finally gets a chance to explore the real world he meets an undead girl in a cemetery who refuses to leave his side.
Format: BookView A Small Zombie Problem
Don't Read This Book Before Bed!
Format: BookView Don't Read This Book Before Bed!