Kids Spooky Stories

The School is Alive!: A Branches Book (Eerie Elementary #1) Cover Image
By Jack Chabert, Sam Ricks (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780545623926
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - June 24th, 2014

Eerie Elementary is one scary school!

This series is part of Scholastic's early chapter book line called Branches, which is aimed at newly independent readers. With easy-to-read text, high-interest content, fast-paced plots, and illustrations on every page, these books will boost reading confidence and stamina.


Hello Neighbor Collection Cover Image
By Carly Anne West, Tim Heitz (Illustrator)
$23.97
ISBN: 9781338600858
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - November 5th, 2019

The official, original prequel trilogy to the hit horror video game Hello Neighbor is now in one terrifying boxed set!

Nicky Roth has always been a lonely kid. But that all changes when he and his family move to Raven Brooks and meet their eccentric neighbors, the Petersons. Nicky befriends the Petersons' son, Aaron, bonding over their talents for tinkering.


Spirit Hunters Cover Image
$7.99
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ISBN: 9780062430090
Published: HarperCollins - June 26th, 2018

“Oh has crafted a truly chilling middle grade horror novel that will grab readers’ imaginations.” Publishers Weekly (starred review)


The Jumbies Cover Image
$6.95
ISBN: 9781616205928
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Published: Algonquin Young Readers - April 26th, 2016

Corinne La Mer claims she isn’t afraid of anything. Not scorpions, not the boys who tease her, and certainly not jumbies. They’re just tricksters made up by parents to frighten their children. Then one night Corinne chases an agouti all the way into the forbidden forest, and shining yellow eyes follow her to the edge of the trees. They couldn’t belong to a jumbie.


The Haunted Mustache (Night Frights #1) Cover Image
By Joe McGee, Teo Skaffa (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534480896
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Published: Aladdin - August 31st, 2021

From the author of Junior Monster Scouts comes new spooky and silly series perfect for fans of Goosebumps and Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark. In this first book, things get hairy for two fifth graders who take on a haunted mustache!

Wolver Hollow is not a normal town.


The Haunted House Next Door (Desmond Cole Ghost Patrol #1) Cover Image
By Andres Miedoso, Victor Rivas (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781534410381
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Published: Little Simon - December 12th, 2017

Meet Desmond Cole! A fearless eight-year-old who runs his own ghost patrol, looking for ghosts, monsters, and mischief makers everywhere. Oh, and he just so happens to be my new best friend…and thank goodness! Because I’m afraid of everything.

Welcome to Kersville, a town with a spooky history and a collection of ghosts and spirits who are major mischief-makers.


Scary Stories for Young Foxes Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250181428
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - July 30th, 2019

A 2020 Newbery Honor Recipient!

Christian McKay Heidicker
, author of the Thieves of Weirdwood trilogy, draws inspiration from Bram Stoker, H. P. Lovecraft and Edgar Allan Poe for his debut middle-grade novel, a thrilling portrait of survival and an unforgettable tale of friendship.

"Clever and harrowing." —The Wall Street Journal


Return of ZomBert (The Zombert Chronicles) Cover Image
By Kara LaReau, Ryan Andrews (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781536201079
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Published: Candlewick - July 13th, 2021

A second meaty serving of the ZomBert Chronicles offers a suspenseful treat for animal lovers and fans of spooky mysteries.


The Haunted Library #1 Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780448462424
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Published: Grosset & Dunlap - August 14th, 2014

A brand-new young chapter book series from Edgar Award winner Dori Hillestad Butler!
 


The Hiddenseek Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781984816764
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - August 24th, 2021

In this spine-chilling middle grade debut--perfect for fans of Small Spaces and the Goosebumps series--a brother and sister are transported to a cursed world based on the game hide-and-seek, where the only way to get home is to win.

You hid. But you were not found. You thought you were playing a harmless game. You were wrong.


The Night Gardener Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781419715310
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Published: Amulet Paperbacks - May 5th, 2015

A New York Times bestseller, The Night Gardener is a Victorian ghost story with shades of Washington Irving and Henry James. More than just a spooky tale, it’s also a moral fable about human greed and the power of storytelling.

The Night Gardener follows two abandoned Irish siblings who travel to work as servants at a creepy, crumbling English manor house.


Nightbooks Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780062560094
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - June 25th, 2019

A boy is imprisoned by a witch and must tell her a new scary story each night to stay alive. This thrilling contemporary fantasy from J. A. White, the acclaimed author of the Thickety series, brings to life the magic and craft of storytelling. 


The Shadows: The Books of Elsewhere: Volume 1 Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780142418727
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Published: Puffin Books - June 14th, 2011

For fans of Small SpacesCoraline, A Series of Unfortunate Events, and James Howe's Bunnicula classics comes the first book in the award-winning, New York Times bestselling Books of Elsewhere series.

This house is keeping secrets . . .


A Ghostly Collection (3 books in 1) Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780358662631
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Published: Clarion Books - July 6th, 2021

The ultimate gift for young readers who love thrills, chills, and spooky stories, here are three haunting tales from award-winning master of middle grade horror Mary Downing Hahn, together in one ghostly collection.

Are you ready for a hauntingly good read?


A World Full of Spooky Stories: 50 Tales to Make Your Spine Tingle (World Full of... #4) Cover Image
$22.99
ISBN: 9780711241480
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Published: Frances Lincoln Children's Books - September 3rd, 2019

Get ready for Halloween with this child-friendly collection of spooky stories from all over the world.

Feel your pulse race and your skin tingle as you turn the pages of this spine-chilling anthology of spooky stories from around the world.


Tales from the Haunted Mansion: Volume I: The Fearsome Foursome Cover Image
By Amicus Arcane, Kelley Jones (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781484713297
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Published: Disney Press - July 19th, 2016

Welcome, foolish mortals, to the spookiest chapter book series yet: Tales from the Haunted Mansion! 


No Place for Monsters Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780358128533
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Published: Clarion Books - September 15th, 2020

In this spellbinding, lavishly illustrated story that Diary of a Wimpy Kid author Jeff Kinney calls "wildly imaginative and totally terrifying," two unlikely friends face down their worst fears in order to stop their small town—and themselves—from disappearing.

Levi and Kat are about to discover a very dark side to their neighborhood.

Nothing ever


The Swallow: A Ghost Story Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781770495920
Published: Tundra Books - September 5th, 2017


A classic ghost story with twists and turns: a spooky house, a malevolent spirit and two plucky heroines.


Serafina and the Black Cloak (The Serafina Series Book 1) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781484711873
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Published: Disney-Hyperion - June 14th, 2016

NEW YORK TIMES BEST-SELLING SERIES!


"The story drips with suspense, wrapping readers into the narrative just as easily as the man in the black cloak binds his young victims. Serafina’s friendship with Braeden is heartfelt and believable... mystery fans will enjoy this book." —School Library Journal


The Swallow: A Ghost Story Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781770495920
Published: Tundra Books - September 5th, 2017


A classic ghost story with twists and turns: a spooky house, a malevolent spirit and two plucky heroines.


Thirteens Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780593117040
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - August 3rd, 2021

Neil Gaiman's Coraline meets Stranger Things in a dark and twisted story about a sleepy town with a dark secret--and the three kids brave enough to uncover it.

Every thirteen years in the town of Eden Eld, three thirteen-year-olds disappear.


Trespassers Cover Image
By Breena Bard, Breena Bard (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781338264210
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Published: Graphix - May 5th, 2020

Gabby Woods loves a mystery, but is breaking into an abandoned lake house going too far to uncover the truth?

Gabby Woods is looking forward to another summer vacation at her family's lake house, even though she would rather bury herself in a mystery novel than make new friends.


The Fear Zone Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781338577174
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - September 3rd, 2019

If you don't stand up to your fears,they will destroy you.When five kids are invited to a cemetery at midnight, they think it's just a prank.


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Liars' Room Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780545830072
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Published: Scholastic Press - November 2nd, 2021

This spooky stand-alone from MG horror expert Dan Poblocki is perfect for fans of Katherine Arden and Victoria Schwab!

Simon is a liar. Stella and Alex know this about their new stepbrother, so they aren't bothered by his stories about their new house.


The Forgotten Girl Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781338317251
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - September 7th, 2021

"This ghost story gave me chill after chill. It will haunt you." — R.L. Stine, author of Goosebumps

"Do you know what it feels like to be forgotten?"

On a cold winter night, Iris and her best friend, Daniel, sneak into a clearing in the woods to play in the freshly fallen snow.