Saturday, October 11, 2014

Books for Halloween

Looking for a spooky read to get you in the Halloween spirit?  Try one of these... if you dare!

The School is Alive! by Jack Chabert (Eerie Elementary #1)

Sam Graves discovers that his elementary school is alive and plotting against the students, and,as hall monitor, it is his job to protect them--but he will need some help from his friends.

The Night Gardener: A Scary Story by Jonathan Auxier

Irish orphans Molly, fourteen, and Kip, ten, travel to England to work as servants in a crumbling manor house where nothing is quite what it seems to be, and soon the siblings are confronted by a mysterious stranger and secrets of the cursed house.

The Dark-Thirty: Southern Tales of the Supernatural by Pat McKissack

A collection of ghost stories with African American themes, designed to be told during the Dark Thirty--the half hour before sunset--when ghosts seem all too believable.

Chilling Tales of Horror: Dark Graphic Short Stories by Pedro Rodriguez

Stories include: The hand / Guy de Maupassant -- Sir Dominick's bargain / Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu -- The house of nightmare / Edward Lucas White -- The vampire / John William Polidori -- House B... on Camden Hill / Catherine Crowe -- The body snatcher / Robert Louis Stevenson -- The black cat / Edgar Allan Poe.

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