Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark
Tapped from the oral traditions of American folklore, these ghost stories and tales
of weird happenings, witches, and graveyards have startling, funny, or surprising
San Souci, Robert D.
More Short & Shivery: Thirty Spine-Tingling Tales
A collection of scary folktales from the United States, China, England, Italy, Russia
and other countries around the world. 1994.
Unwelcome company -- The coffin that wouldn't stop -- Lost in the dark -- The boy who was afraid of plants --
The graveyard voice -- The hairy toe -- The terrifying trick -- The ghost with bloody fingers -- The red satin ribbon --
The strange white thing in the road -- The brave woman and the flying head -- The mysterious rapping noise --
The girl who scared herself. 2006.
Beware! R.L. Stine Picks His Favorite Scary Stories
This anthology offers middle readers a collection of scary tales from a diverse
collection of well-known authors, including "The Black Ferris" from Ray Bradbury
and "The Witches" by Roald Dahl. 2002.
An illustrated collection of scary stories. 1993.
Greenberg, Martin Harry
A Newbery Halloween
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A collection of thirteen scary stories by Newbery Medalists Beverly Cleary,
Madeleine L'Engle, Paul Fleishman, Eleanor Estes, and E. L. Konigsbury, among
others, provides thrills and chills, ghosts and witches, to make any Halloween
perfectly spooky. 1993.
Tales From the Crypt
A collection of horror stories, featuring such grisly characters as a vampire,
werewolf, and murderous madman 1992.
Revenge of the Witch ( The Last Apprentice - Book 1)
Despite knowing the doomed outcome of the apprentices before him, twelve-year-old
Thomas Ward is determined to learn everything he will need to know to stay alive when
his time comes to ward off boggarts, witches, ghosts, and other evil-spirited creatures
from the land that he was born to protect. 2005.
Don't Open the Door After the Sun Goes Down
Blending humor, mystery, and the macabre, an anthology of nine contemporary horror
tales includes "Whispered Around Lonesome Campfires," "Dog Days," "Stick People," "
Dinosaur Cookies," and other chilling stories. 1994.
Hook Moon Night: Spooky Tales From the Georgia Mountains
Seven scary stories of the supernatural culled from the author's childhood include the story
of a young girl imprisoned in a painting, and the cautionary tale of a boy who robs an ancient
Indian burial site and gets his comeuppance. 1997.
In a Creepy, Creepy Place and Other Scary Stories
A collection of scary stories with unpredictable events and bizarre characters. 1996.
When Nobody's Home: Fifteen Baby-Sitting Tales of Terror.
A collection of short chilling tales follows the experiences of fifteen baby sitters who find
more than their share of challenges when they accept seemingly routine sitter jobs. 1996.
When eleven-year-old Zack Jennings moves to Connecticut with his father and new stepmother,
they must deal with the ghosts left behind by a terrible accident, as well as another kind of
ghost from Zack's past. 2008.
Ten-year-old orphan twins Wally and Cheyenne get out of the Jolly Days orphanage, only to
have more problems dealing with the Mandible sisters, evil giant ants, and their zombie father. 2005.
Frankenstein's Hamster: Ten Spine-Tingling Tales
After reading these ten chilling tales, young readers will think twice before they tease the class
wimp, defy their older brother, use the VCR, or even visit Disney World. 1991.
Hahn, Mary Downing
When thirteen-year-old Ali spends the summer with her aunt and cousin at the family's vacation
home, she stumbles upon a secret that her mother and aunt have been hiding for over thirty years. 2007.
Hahn, Mary Downing
The Old Willis Place: A Ghost Story
Diana and her brother Georgie have been living a cursed existence in the woods behind the old Willis
place, but when a new caretaker comes to live in the decrepit mansion, Diana will dare to reveal
herself in an effort to make a new friend and free herself and Georgie from their predicament. 2004.
Deep within the heart of the Moiraean Mountains lies the town of Opum Oppidulum - home to the freezing Lake
Beluarum and it's rumoured monster. An inescapable asylum stands in the centre of the lake, enclosed by
the sheer cliffs of Drop Rock island. 2010.
The Haunting of Granite Falls
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When twelve-year-old Alex MacBuff's Scottish castle of Carra is sold, dismantled, and moved to
Texas at the request of Helen Hopgood, the daughter of American millionaire Hiram C. Hopgood,
the ghosts that raised Alex from a child have difficulty relocating. 2004.
Apprehensive about spending the summer in Washington State with his Aunt Ethel when his
parents get an overseas job, twelve-year-old Josh soon finds adventure when he meets the
ghost of a coal miner. 2005.
Nixon, Joan Lowery
Based on true stories, this compilation offers readers seven chilling tales about western ghost
towns--such as Tombstone, Arizona; Maiden, Montana; Grafton, Utah; and Bodie, California--
and the spirits that haunt them to this present day. 2000.
Peyton, K. M.
Nicky moves to an old castle in Scotland with her mother, a horse trainer, and becomes involved
with ghosts from some five hundred years in the past. 2004.
One stormy night, in their family's otherwise deserted Cornwall inn, twelve-year-old Ethan and
his sister Cathy shelter a mysterious guest who indulges their love of the macabre by telling
horror stories of the sea. 2008.
Sweet Miss Honeywell's Revenge
Realizing something isn’t quite right with the dollhouse gift she received for her twelfth birthday,
Zibby Thorne goes in search of its owner and confirms that her dollhouse is haunted after
hearing the details about an evil governess who died years ago--yet still seeks her revenge. 2004.
San Souci, Robert D.
Heading home -- Lich gate -- Principal's office -- Woody -- Snow day -- Fairy godmother -- Violet --
A really scary story -- Witch -- Red rain -- Cabin 13 -- Smoke hands -- Moonrise. 2009.
Stine, R. L.
The Barking Ghost
Cooper, a nervous newcomer to the town, and his friend Margaret are targeted by two evil dogs
who cast a spell to switch bodies with the children as a way of wreaking further havoc. 1995.
Escape From the Carnival of Horrors
Visiting the fairgrounds site where an annual carnival is being set up, you and your friends
are invited into a creepy main tent by the mysterious carnival manager, Big Al, and challenged
to test out some of the bizarre rides. 1995.
Vande Velde, Vivian
There's a Dead Person Following My Sister Around
Eleven-year-old Ted becomes concerned and intrigued when his five-year-old sister Vicki begins
receiving visits from two female ghosts, former slaves from the era before the Civil War. 2008.