Halloween

Henry and Mudge Under the Yellow Moon

By Cynthia Rylant

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Henry and his big dog, Mudge, enjoy all of the fall activities: watching the leaves turn, carving jack-o-lanterns and eating Thanksgiving dinner. Ready-to-Read series.

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Halloween Parade

By Harriet Ziefert

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Allie is excited about being in the Halloween parade at school. Puffin Easy-To-Read, Level 1.

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Chicago and the Cat: The Halloween Party

By Robin Michal Koontz

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The rabbit named Chicago has a great idea for a costume for the Halloween party, but her friend, the cat, is not so sure.

Suggested for ages 5 - 8

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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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A Tiger Called Thomas

By Charlotte Zolotow

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Thomas is too shy to go out and make friends. But things change on Halloween when he puts on his tiger costume and goes out into the neighborhood.

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Halloween History

Did you know that Halloween is one of the world’s oldest holidays? It has gone through many changes, but was originally a Celtic festival called Samhain (pronounced sow-in), marking the end of harvest and the beginning of the new year (November 1st). The druids believed that ghosts and spirits roamed the earth at this time, and they lit bonfires as protection.

Mummy Riddles

By Katy Hall and Lisa Eisenberg

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What did the mummy say when he got angry with the skeleton? “I have a bone to pick with you!”

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The Mysterious Matter of I.M. Fine

By Diane Stanley

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Noticing that a popular series of horror novels is having a bizarre effect on the behavior of its readers, Franny and Beamer set out to find the mysterious author.

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A First Test and a Wicked Sending

First Test (Book One of the Protector of the Small series) by Tamora Pierce

No Girls! Go Home! You Won't Last!

As Kel surveyed the damage done to her room-- mattresses, sheets, and blankets strewn everywhere, desk drawers dumped out onto the floor, wall hangings sliced with a glaive, and that message scrawled so plainly on the plaster walls, she knew the battle to be accepted as page was just beginning.