CRRL Kids: Spooky Stories

Big Pumpkin
Big Pumpkin By Silverman, Erica (Book Plus CD - 1998 ) FICTION Sil Available in some locations

Annotation:Friendly creatures of the night-- ghost, vampire, mummy and bat, try to help a witch harvest a huge pumpkin to make a delicious pie. Much repetition to charm preschoolers and kindergartners.

Bunnicula A Rabbit-tale Of Mystery By Howe, Deborah (Paperback - 2006 ) Available in some locations

Annotation:BEWARE THE HARE! Is he or isn't he a vampire? Before it's too late, Harold the dog and Chester the cat must find out the truth about the newest pet in the Monroe household -- a suspicious-looking bunny with unusual habits...and fangs!

Celie and the Harvest Fiddler
Celie and the Harvest Fiddler By Flournoy, Valerie (Book - 1995 ) FICTION Flo Available in some locations

Annotation:This richly illustrated book travels in time to the rural South of the 1870s. Celie, a young African-American girl, wants more than anything to win the costume contest at the All Hallow's Eve Dance.

Cinderella Skeleton
Cinderella Skeleton By San Souci, Robert D. (Book - 2000 ) FICTION San Available in some locations

Annotation:Poor Cinderella Skeleton! Her stepsisters keep her cleaning the mausoleum from dusk until dawn when she so wants to go to Prince Charnel's ball. Elaborate and eerie illustrations throughout.

The Ghost Witch
The Ghost Witch By Wright, Betty Ren (Book - 1993 ) FICTION Wri Available in some locations

Annotation:Jenny and her mother inherited a wonderful old house. There's just one catch-- it's haunted by the Witch of Willowby Lane.

Halloween Pie
Halloween Pie By Tunnell, Michael O. (Book - 1999 ) FICTION Tun Available in some locations

Annotation:"Give me some pie!" Everyone wants a slice of Old Witch's delicious pumpkin pie. Is her spell of protection enough to ward off an eager bunch of monsters?

The Halloween Tree
The Halloween Tree By Bradbury, Ray (Paperback - 1999 ) Available in some locations

Annotation: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.

Hubknuckles By Herman, Emily (Book - 1985 ) FICTION Her Available in some locations

Annotation:Lee surprises her family when she tries to discover if Hubknuckles, the family ghost, is real.

The Monster's Ring
The Monster's Ring By Coville, Bruce (Audiobook CD - 2002 ) FICTION Cov Available in some locations

Annotation:On Halloween night, a magic ring can help an ordinary boy face a school bully, if he dares to pay the price.

The Mystery of the Flying Orange Pumpkin
The Mystery of the Flying Orange Pumpkin By Kellogg, Steven (Book - 1980 ) FICTION KE Available in some locations

Annotation:The kids have been growing a special pumpkin all year. What will become of the neighborhood pumpkin patch now that the garden has a new owner?

Nate The Great And The Halloween Hunt
Nate The Great And The Halloween Hunt By Sharmat, Marjorie Weinman (Paperback - 1990 ) Available in some locations

Annotation:Rosamond's cat, Little Hex, is missing! Can her friend, Nate the Great, help find him on a spooky Halloween night?

A Newbery Halloween
A Newbery Halloween Thirteen Scary Stories by Newbery Award-winning Authors (Book - 1993 ) FICTION New Available in some locations

Annotation:Don't have time for a whole Halloween book? Enjoy spooky and fun short stories from wonderful writers one at a time.

Night of the Living Dust Bunnies
Night of the Living Dust Bunnies By Craddock, Erik (Book - 2011 ) 741.597 Cr Available in some locations

Annotation:While Stone Rabbit, Andy Wolf, and Henri Tortoise are trick-or-treating, zombie dust bunnies are taking over their town.

Real Mummies Don't Bleed
Real Mummies Don't Bleed Friendly Tales for October Nights By Whitcher, Susan (Book - 1993 ) FICTION Whi Available in some locations

Annotation:Lauren thinks she so smart. She painted stupid blood on her mummy outfit and won the costume contest. Rachel's sarcophagus costume is better; its magic carries the girls back in time for a chilling Egyptian adventure. Five stories in all.

Sammy Keyes and the Skeleton Man
Sammy Keyes and the Skeleton Man By Van Draanen, Wendelin (Book - 1998 ) FICTION Van Available in some locations

Annotation:On Halloween, Sammy and her friends stop a mugging and a burglary by someone dressed in skeleton costume. With the help of her friends and a police officer, Sammy is able to solve the puzzle of the thief's identity.

The Scarecrows and Their Child
The Scarecrows and Their Child By Stolz, Mary (Book - 1987 ) FICTION St Available in some locations

Annotation:A mother and father scarecrow get separated from their cat child while looking for work.

Scary, Scary Halloween
Scary, Scary Halloween By Bunting, Eve (Book - 1986 ) FICTION Bun Available in some locations

Annotation:The bright eyes of a mama cat and her kittens peer from the darkness, watching the parade of trick-or-treaters.

Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark
Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark By Schwartz, Alvin (Book - 1981 ) 398.25 Sc Available in some locations

Annotation:Stories of ghosts and witches, "jump" stories, scary songs, and modern-day scary stories.

Sleepy Hollow Sleepover
Sleepy Hollow Sleepover By Roy, Ron (Book - 2010 ) FICTION Roy Available in some locations

Annotation:Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose are enjoying Halloween fun in Sleepy Hollow, New York, but when unplanned spooky things start happening, they investigate whether a real headless horseman might be to blame.

The Spooky Halloween Party
The Spooky Halloween Party By Prager, Annabelle (Book - 1989 ) FICTION Pra Available in some locations

Annotation:Nicky, the new kid in town, is throwing a very scary Halloween party. Albert says he's not afraid of anything, but he changes his mind when he meets some of the other guests at the party. Step Into Reading series, Step 2.

The Teacher From The Black Lagoon
The Teacher From The Black Lagoon By Thaler, Mike (Paperback - 2008 ) Available in some locations

Annotation:On the first day of school, a young boy expects the worst when he discovers that his new teacher is the "monster", Mrs. Green.

Tell Me A Scary Story -- but Not Too Scary!
Tell Me A Scary Story -- but Not Too Scary! By Reiner, Carl (Book Plus CD - 2003 ) FICTION Rei All copies in use. Availability details

Annotation:A little boy has an adventure in the scary basement of his mysterious new neighbor, Mr. Neewollah. Includes a CD of the author reading the story.

When the Goblins Came Knocking
When the Goblins Came Knocking By Hines, Anna Grossnickle (Book - 1995 ) FICTION Hin Available in some locations

Annotation:Last year the little boy was too scared by the ghosts and goblins who came to his door to go trick-or-treating, but this year will be different.

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