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Halloween Books for Junior High Students KEYWORDS: RELATED: HalloweenFantasy, Futuristic & Ghost

Send chills up your spine with our list of Halloween books perfect for your junior high student.

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More Ghost Stories

Including masterpieces such as Edgar Allan Poe's "The Tell-Tale Heart" and Agatha Christie's "The Lamp," this eerie anthology of fifteen stories is not for the...

"...Including masterpieces such as Edgar Allan Poe's "The Tell-Tale Heart" and Agatha Christie's "The Lamp," this eerie anthology of fifteen stories is not for the.... Including masterpieces such as Edgar Allan Poe's "The Tell-Tale Heart" and Agatha Christie's "The Lamp," this eerie anthology of fifteen stories is not for the faint of heart.. Children's Literature An excellent anthology..."

By Aidan Chambers and Tim Stevens

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Ghost Stories

Have a haunted Halloween! Guaranteed to chill and thrill, this spine-tingling collection of twenty-two spooky stories includes contributions from Franz Kafka,...

"...Have a haunted Halloween! Guaranteed to chill and thrill, this spine-tingling collection of twenty-two spooky stories includes contributions from Franz Kafka,.... Have a haunted Halloween! Guaranteed to chill and thrill, this spine-tingling collection of twenty-two spooky stories includes contributions from Franz Kafka, Charles Dickens, and Guy de Maupassant..."

By Sean Eckett and Robert Westall

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Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks

Roald Dahl's Book of Ghost Stories

Who better to investigate the literary spirit world than that supreme connoisseur of the unexpected, Roald Dahl? Of the many permutations of the macabre or...

"...of the macabre or bizarre, Dahl was always especially fascinated by the classic ghost story. As he..."

Roald Dahl Roald Dahl

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The Ghost of Poplar Point

Allie Nichols, “Ghost Magnet,” has only just finished sixth grade, but already she’s grappled with her fair share of adventure: three ghosts have sought her...

"...Allie Nichols, “Ghost Magnet,” has only just finished sixth grade, but already she’s grappled with her fair share of adventure: three ghosts have sought her.... Allie Nichols, “Ghost Magnet,” has..."

Cynthia DeFelice Cynthia DeFelice

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The Ghost of Cutler Creek

The third book about Allie Nichols, "ghost magnet" Allie Nichols has hardly laid the last spirit to rest when she's sure that another one is trying to reach...

"...The third book about Allie Nichols, "ghost magnet" Allie Nichols has hardly laid the last spirit..."

Cynthia DeFelice Cynthia DeFelice

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The Ghost and Mrs. Hobbs

"In this genuinely exciting and suspenseful sequel to The Ghost of Fossil Glen (1998), DeFelice revisits her plucky herione sixth-grader Allie Nichols, picking...

"..."In this genuinely exciting and suspenseful sequel to The Ghost of Fossil Glen (1998), DeFelice revisits her plucky herione sixth-grader Allie Nichols, picking.... Sequel to The Ghost of Fossil Glen, winner of the Texas Bluebonnet Award. Just a few weeks after making it possible for the police to capture Lucy Stiles's killer -- with the help of Lucy's ghost -- eleven-year-old Allie Nichols is visited by another disembodied voice. Her friend Dub Whitwell decides she m..."

Cynthia DeFelice Cynthia DeFelice

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Steinbeck's Ghost

A satisfying mystery that involves a boy who loves books, a library threatened with closing, and, quite possibly, the ghost of the writer John Steinbeck. ...

"...realism with Steinbeck’s ghost and a discerning young hero."--Kirkus Reviews   Praise for The Yellow..."

Lewis Buzbee Lewis Buzbee

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Little Vampire

Living in a house filled with grown-up ghouls and monsters, Little Vampire is so lonely that he’s even willing to go to school if that’s what it takes to find...

"...are still alive. . . . Little Vampire finds friendship with a boy named Michael, and they embark on adventures in the three stories in this collection.  Included in this book are Little Vampire Goes..."

Joann Sfar Joann Sfar

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Vampire Loves

Meet Ferdinand, a vampire who bites his victims with only one tooth in order to pass as a mosquito, who loves the music of dead singers, and who has no end of...

"...of strange creatures, including ghosts, other vampires, tree-folk, and golems. Edgy, charming, and filled..."

Joann Sfar Joann Sfar

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The Ghost of Fossil Glen

Allie Nichols knows she’s being pursued by a ghost. But her friend Karen calls her a liar and doesn’t want to hear “stuff like that.” It is Allie’s old pal Dub...

"...something about friendship, false and true, in this gripping ghost story and murder mystery by a popular..."

Cynthia DeFelice Cynthia DeFelice

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