Spooky Stories

Ghoulish, ghastly and deliciously fun books for all ages!

The Halloween Tree

By Ray Bradbury

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Carapace Clavicle Moundshroud teaches a group of boys the history of Halloween while they desperately search for their missing friend on a Halloween filled with magic and suspense.

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The Girls Get Even

By Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

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It was the four Hatford brothers versus the three Malloy sisters in the first book, The Boys Start the War. Now the girls are back to get revenge on Halloween night.

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The Ghost Witch

By Betty Ren Wright

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Jenny and her mother inherited a wonderful old house. There's just one catch-- it's haunted by the Witch of Willowby Lane.

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Sammy Keyes and the Skeleton Man

By Wendelin Van Draanen

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On Halloween, Sammy and her friends stop a mugging and a burglary by someone dressed in skeleton costume. With the help of her friends and a police officer, Sammy is able to solve the puzzle of the thief's identity.

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Real Mummies Don't Bleed: Friendly Tales For October Nights

By Susan Whitcher

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Lauren thinks she so smart. She painted stupid blood on her mummy outfit and won the costume contest. Rachel's sarcophagus costume is better; its magic carries the girls back in time for a chilling Egyptian adventure. Five stories in all.

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Beast and the Halloween Horror

By Patricia Reilly Giff

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Sometimes best friends don't give the best advice. Like when Matthew tells Beast it's okay to write anything in his book report. Beast writes how much he loved the dog in the The Halloween Horror, and now the author is coming to visit Polk Street School. Problem is, there was no dog in that book. Uh-oh.

Part of the Polk Street School series.

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A Newbery Halloween: Thirteen Scary Stories by Newbery Award-winning Authors

By Martin H. Greenberg and Charles G. Waugh (editors)

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Don't have time for a whole Halloween book? Enjoy spooky and fun short stories from wonderful writers one at a time.

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The Spooky Halloween Party

By Annabelle Prager

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Nicky, the new kid in town, is throwing a very scary Halloween party. Albert says he's not afraid of anything, but he changes his mind when he meets some of the other guests at the party. Step Into Reading series, Step 2.

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Oliver and Amanda's Halloween

By Jean Van Leeuwen

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Oliver and Amanda Pig enjoy trick-or-treating, making their costumes, and choosing pumpkins to carve for Halloween. Puffin Easy-To-Read, Level 2.

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Nate the Great and the Halloween Hunt

By Marjorie Weinman Sharmat

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Rosamond's cat, Little Hex, is missing! Can her friend, Nate the Great, help find him on a spooky Halloween night?

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