The Thing in the Woods (age 7-10)
by Steve Brezenoff
spooky ... mystery
Catalog: Jason and his father are forced to camp on the side of a deserted road when their car breaks down, and when Jason's father disappears, Jason must find the courage to search the nearby woods and help his father.
Dinkin Dings Series (age 7-10)
by Guy Bass
adventure ... spooky
Publisher comments: Dinkin Dings is afraid of everything. Only the Frightening Things-the three monsters who live under his bed-don't scare him. So when Dinkin suspects the people next door are evil zombies in disguise, he enlists his three friends to help take them down. But can a ghost, a skeleton, and a monster help a panic-stricken boy rid the world of a family of zombies?
title: Dinkin Dings and the Frightening Things
title: Dinkin Dings and the Double From Dimension 9
Gruesome Ghosts (age 7-10)
by Barbara Mitchelhill
mystery ... spooky
Publisher description: Have you ever seen a ghost? Damian Drooth has. When he spends the night in a creepy old house, he comes face to face with two gruesome ghosts. Only a brave detective like Damian Drooth can solve this creepy crime.
Ghost Dog (age 7-10)
by Eleanor Allen
spooky ... animals
Kim wants a dog more than anything but her parents don't want a dog in the house. Then one night Kim meets Rex, a big, loyal and lovable dog; an excellent guard dog, but also a ghost.
Jeffrey's Ghost and the Fifth-Grade Dragon (age 7-10)
by David Adler
humor ... school ... spooky
Bradford the ghost goes to school with Jeffrey and Laura when they begin fifth grade, and being both mischievous and invisible he creates a lot of problems.
Jeffrey's Ghost and the Leftover Baseball Team (age 7-10)
by David Adler
humor ... sports ... spooky
A baseball team of children no one else wants on a team turns into a team of winners with the help of a friendly boy ghost.
The Red Ghost (age 7-10)
by Marion Dane Bauer
spooky ... mystery
Publisher comments: Have you ever had the feeling a doll was watching you? Jenna finds the perfect gift for her sister at a neighbor's garage sale--a beautiful old doll dressed all in red velvet. Jenna can't believe her luck. Not only does Mrs. Tate seem happy to be rid of the doll, she even gives it to Jenna for free But when Jenna takes the doll home, trouble begins. First her best friend gets a creepy feeling whenever she's around it. Then the family cat hisses at the doll, and at night, Jenna thinks she can hear it moving around in her closet. Finally, when Jenna gives the doll to her sister, she won't take it. Could the red velvet doll be haunted? And if it is, what can Jenna do?
The Green Ghost (age 7-10)
by Marion Dane Bauer
traditions ... spooky
Publisher comments: Move over, Christmas Carol--here's a new holiday ghost story It's Christmas Eve, and Kaye's family is on the way to her grandmother's house in a swirling snowstorm. Suddenly the car hits a patch of ice. It slides across the road and skids into a snow-filled ditch Through the car window, Kaye spots a light in the woods. Its glow leads her and her parents through the blizzard. They find a warm cabin and a kindly old woman named Elsa. And Kaye finds something else--a green ghost who needs her help.
Ghostville Elementary Series (age 7-10)
by Marcia Jones
school ... spooky
Publisher comments: The basement of Sleepy Hollow's elementary school is haunted. At least that's what everyone says. But no one has ever gone downstairs to prove it. Until now ...
title: Ghost Class
title: Ghost Game
title: Ghosts be Gone!
title: New Ghoul in School
title: Frights! Camera! Action!
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (age 7-10)
by Kate McMullan
mystery ... spooky
Catalog: Based on the classic by Robert Louis Stevenson, a kind and well-respected doctor can turn himself into a murderous madman by taking a secret drug he's created.
The Ballad of Belle Dorcas (age 7-10)
by William H. Hooks
folklore ... historical ... spooky
When she falls in love with Joshua, a slave, free-born Belle Dorcas uses the magic of a conjer woman to keep Joshua with her.
The Widow's Broom (age 7-10)
by Chris Van Allsburg
fantasy ... magic ... spooky
Some of Minna Shaw's neighbors don't trust her clever broom. "It's dangerous", they say. "It's a wicked, wicked thing". Minna disagrees. She appreciates the broom's help around the house. She enjoys its quiet company. It seems perfectly innocent and hardworking to her. But one day two children get a well-deserved thrashing from the broom. For her neighbors, this is proof of the broom's evil spirit. Minna is obliged to give up her dear companion. Chris Van Allsburg, master of the mysterious, brings this supernatural tale to life with moody and memorable pictures that will haunt readers long after the book's covers are closed.
Araminta Spookie Series (age 7-10)
by Angie Sage
humor ... spooky ... mystery
This house is not for sale. Araminta Spookie lives in a wonderful old haunted house, but her crabby aunt Tabby wants to move. Aunt Tabby is determined to sell their house; Araminta has to stop her! With the help of a haunted suit of armor named Sir Horace, a ghost named Edmund, and a lot of imagination, Araminta hatches a plot for an Awful Ambush that is so ghoulish, it just might work!
title: My Haunted House
title: The Sword in the Grotto
title: Frognapped
title: Vampire Brat
title: Ghostsitters
Frankenstein Moved in on the Fourth Floor (age 7-10)
by Elizabeth Levy
spooky ... mystery
Is Frankenstein living next door? The new neighbor is weird, Sam whispers to Robert. He could be the real Frankenstein. So Sam and Robert decide to spy on their strange, scowling neighbor, Mr. Frank. First they list the evidence they already have: Mr. Frank is pale and thin. Moans and groans have been heard coming from his apartment. It's not much to go on. Then, one night, the lights in the whole building go out. Will Sam and Robert finally learn the spooky truth?
Bailey City Monsters Series (age 7-10)
by Marcia Thornton Jones
mystery ... humor ... spooky
Bailey City is full of some pretty weird grown-ups. It's the perfect place for some pretty spooky goings-on.
title: The Monsters Next Door
title: Howling at the Hauntlys'
title: Vampire Trouble
title: Kilmer's Pet Monster
title: Double Trouble Monsters
The Scooby-Doo Mysteries (age 7-10)
by James Gelsey
spooky ... mystery
Each book features a chilling new case for the super sleuths and Scooby!
title: Scooby-Doo! and the Frankenstein Monster
title: Scooby-Doo! and the Groovy Ghost
title: Scooby-Doo! and the Karate Caper
title: Scooby-Doo! and the Monster Menace
title: Scooby-Doo! and the Mummy's Curse
title: Scooby-Doo! and the Virtual Villain
title: Scooby-Doo! and the Cactus Creature
title: Scooby-Doo! and the Carnival Creeper
title: Scooby-Doo! and the Runaway Robot
The Secret of the Painted House (age 7-10)
by Marion Dane Bauer
mystery ... spooky
When her family moves from Chicago to the country, nine-year-old Emily is drawn to a mysterious playhouse she finds in the woods and soon meets its sad, lonely inhabitant.
The Blue Ghost (age 7-10)
by Marion Dane Bauer
mystery ... spooky
While visiting her grandmother's log cabin, Liz encounters the ghost of her great-great-great grandmother and suddenly finds that she has been transported back in time.
The Witch Mobile (age 7-10)
by Miriam Young
Four little witches spend their days riding a toy shop mobile but at night all except the youngest practice witchcraft.
Washington Irving's Ichabod Crane and the Headless Horseman (age 7-10)
by Washington Irving
A superstitious schoolmaster, rival for the hand of a wealthy farmer's daughter, has a terrifying encounter with a headless horseman. Specially adapted for a young audience.
Swamp of the Hideous Zombies (age 7-10)
by Geoffrey Hayes
mystery ... spooky
When a creepy fortune-teller moves into Boogle Bay and one by one people begin to disappear, Otto feels sure that zombie monsters are at work.
House of the Horrible Ghosts (age 7-10)
by Geoffrey Hayes
mystery ... spooky
When Uncle Tooth invites cousin Olivia along on their trip to Boogle Bay's amusement park, Otto is so upset that he decides to go off on his own and he encounters a ghostly gang of pirates intent on taking over the Fun House.
Walter the Warlock (age 7-10)
by Deborah Hautzig
traditions ... the arts ... magic ... spooky
A warlock's father requests he create a song for the Halloween Ball using magic powers, but Walter really wants to write the song himself.
Ghost Trap: a Wild Willie Mystery (age 7-10)
by Barbara Joosse
friendship ... mystery ... spooky
When Wild Willie's best friend Kyle moves back to the neighborhood the boys suspect that Kyle's new house is haunted.
Mercer Mayer's Critters of the Night Series (age 7-10)
by Mercer Mayer
spooky ... humor
Dr. Del Ray, menace of Critter Falls, enlists the help of a motley crew of supernatural beings.
title: The Headless Garagoyle
title: Night of the Walking Dead: Part 1
title: Night of the Walking Dead: Part 2
title: The Vampire Brides
title: Werewolves for Lunch
title: Zombies Don't Do Windows
Weird Wolf (age 7-10)
by Margery Cuyler
humor ... spooky
Harry Walpole knows something weird is going on: His palms sprout hair, his teeth grow into fangs, and he heads for McDonald's every time there's a full moon. Could he be...a werewolf? Looks like it runs in the family, and Harry's the next victim. The curse isn't easy to shake (who wants to get shot with a silver bullet?)-- but Harry Walpole, werewolf, has to find a way to turn back into Harry Walpole, third-grader, before his secret embarrasses him in front of everybody.
The Battlefield Ghost (age 7-10)
by Margery Cuyler
war ... spooky ... mystery ... historical
Eight-year-old John Perkins's family moves into an old farmhouse. From the first day, John is convinced the house is haunted. His twelve-year old sister Lisa soon senses a spooky presence as well When John and Lisa meet the ghost. They learn that the ghost, is a Revolutionary War soldier, who needs their help in solving a mystery surrounding his horse, who was separated from him during a bloody battle. John and Lisa unravel the mystery, and in the process discover more about themselves.
The Ghost of Nicholas Greebe (age 7-10)
by Tony Johnston
humor ... historical ... spooky
In Colonial Massachusetts, the ghost of a recently-buried farmer haunts his widow's house after a dog takes one of his bones on a long journey.
The Four-Legged Ghosts (age 7-10)
by Mary Hoffman
spooky ... magic
Despite Carrie's asthma, her parents present her brother Alex with a pet mouse, but the mouse has magic powers and creates havoc by summoning up the ghosts of all the animals that have ever lived in the house.
Eoin Colfer's Legend of -- Captain Crows Teeth (age 7-10)
by Eoin Colfer
humor ... spooky
Will and Marty Woodman travel with their family to a small seaside town famous for its resident ghost, pirate Captain Augustine Crow, who haunts the seashore.
The Ghost on Saturday Night (age 7-10)
by Sid Fleischman
mystery ... spooky
Opie and Aunt Etta think there's something funny going on when Professor Pepper announces that he's going to raise the ghost of a dead outlaw--live on stage. Can Opie get to the bottom of the professor's real plans?
The Dog That Called the Pitch (age 7-10)
by Matt Christopher
sports ... spooky
Catalog: Mike and his dog Harry, the Airedale with ESP, are shocked to discover that the new umpire for Mike's baseball games can hear their mental conversations.
sequel: The Dog That Pitched a No-Hitter
sequel: The Dog That Stole Football Plays
sequel: The Dog That Stole Home
Adventures of the Bailey School Kids Series (age 7-10)
by Debbie Dadey
spooky ... mystery ... school
Bailey City seems like such a normal place, but the Bailey School Kids encounter some pretty strange grownups. Mermaids and mummies, phantoms and gremlins. Who or what else will they meet?
title: Angels Don't Know Karate
title: Bogeymen Don't Play Football
title: The Bride of Frankenstein Doesn't Bake Cookies
title: Cyclops Doesn't Roller-Skate
title: Dracula Doesn't Drink Lemonade
title: Dracula Doesn't Rock and Roll
title: Dragons Don't Cook Pizza
title: Elves Don't Wear Hard Hats
title: Frankenstein Doesn't Plant Petunias
title: Frankenstein Doesn't Slam Hockey Pucks
title: Gargoyles Don't Drive School Buses
title: Genies Don't Ride Bicycles
title: Ghouls Don't Scoop Ice Cream
title: Giants Don't Go Snowboarding
title: Hercules Doesn't Pull Teeth
title: Knights Don't Teach Piano
title: Leprechauns Don't Play Basketball
title: Martians Don't Take Temperatures
title: Monsters Don't Scuba Dive
title: Ninjas Don't Bake Pumpkin Pies
title: Phantoms Don't Drive Sports Cars
title: Pirates Don't Wear Pink Sunglasses
title: Santa Claus Doesn't Mop Floors
title: Sea Monsters Don't Ride Motorcycles
title: Skeletons Don't Play Tubas
title: Trolls Don't Ride Roller Coasters
title: Unicorns Don't Give Sleigh Rides
title: Vampires Don't Wear Polka Dots
title: Werewolves Don't Go To Summer Camp
title: Wolfmen Don't Hula Dance
title: Zombies Don't Play Soccer
title: The Abominable Snowman Doesn't Roast Marshmallows
title: Aliens Don't Wear Braces
title: Bigfoot Doesn't Square Dance
title: Cupid Doesn't Flip Hamburgers
title: Dracula Doesn't Play Kickball
title: Frankenstein Doesn't Start Food Fights
title: Ghosts Don't Eat Potato Chips
title: Ghosts Don't Ride Wild Horses
title: Goblins Don't Play Video Games
title: Gremlins Don't Chew Bubble Gum
title: Mermaids Don't Run Track
title: Mummies Don't Coach Softball
title: Robots Don't Catch Chicken Pox
title: Sea Serpents Don't Juggle Water Balloons
title: Vikings Don't Wear Wrestling Belts
title: Werewolves Don't Run For President
title: Witches Don't Do Backflips
title: Wizards Don't Need Computers
title: Wizards Don't Wear Graduation Gowns
title: Mrs. Jeepers in Outer Space
title: Mrs. Jeepers' Secret Cave
title: Mrs. Jeepers is Missing
title: Mrs. Jeepers' Monster Class Trip
title: Mrs. Jeepers' Scariest Halloween Ever
title: Leprechauns Don't Play Fetch
title: The Bailey School Kids Joke Book

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