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Boo! These Halloween and horror tales are just right for beginning and independent readers who want a terrifying (but not too terrifying) tale.
 
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Attack of the Jack-o'-Lanterns
Series: Goosebumps, Book #48
by R.L. Stine

Nothing beats Halloween. It's Drew Brockman's favorite holiday. And this year will be awesome. Much better than last year. Or the year Lee and Tabby played that joke. A nasty practical joke on Drew and her best friend, Walker.

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The Battlefield Ghost
by Margery Cuyler

Legend has it that John and his sister Lisa's old house is haunted by the ghost of a Revolutionary War soldier killed in the famous and bloody Battle of Princeton. Now they keep feeling the touch of an invisible hand. The ghost is real! But what does he want from them?

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Bunnicula: A Rabbit Tale of Mystery
by Deborah Howe , James Howe Illustrated by Alan Daniel

This book is written by Harold. His full time occupation is dog. He lives with Mr. and Mrs. X (here called Monroe) and their sons Toby and Pete.

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The Boy of a Thousand Faces
by Brian Selznick Illustrated by Brian Selznick
Because Alonzo King was born on Halloween, he has always loved monsters. But no one would ever guess that he lives in a haunted house with a graveyard out back, communicates with the dead, turns into a six-armed, slime-covered creature, or is a walking encyclopedia on horror films!
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The Ghost of Cutler Creek
by Cynthia DeFelice

Allie Nichols is back for her third ghost adventure! Following in the footsteps of the previous Ghost tales, The Ghost of Cutler Creek offers an exciting mystery for the 11-year-old "ghost magnet" to solve. When Mr.

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Ghosthunters and the Muddy Monster of Doom!
Series: Ghosthunters
by Cornelia Funke Illustrated by Cornelia Funke

Intrepid ghosthunter-in-training Tom has battled Incredibly Revolting Ghosts, Gruesome Invincible Lightning Ghosts, and a Totally Moldy Baroness. But, as it turns out, nothing — nothing — is more frightening than...final exams.

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Ghost in the Mirror
Series: Goosebumps 2000, Book #25
by R.L. Stine

When twelve-year-old Jason finally receives new furniture for his room, he thinks it's great until he realizes what else came with it. Will Jason be able to overcome his fears as people around him start acting strangely?

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The Halloween Goblin
Series: Pixie Tricks, Book #4
by Tracey West

Violet and Sprite are hot on the trail of the escaped pixies, but the pixies are up to their own tricks and one puts a hiccup spell on Violet! But the big scare is Bogey Bill - a creepy goblin who wants every day to be as spooky as Halloween. Bogey Bill is changing bunnies into snakes and flowers into poison ivy.

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The House of Dies Drear
by Virginia Hamilton

In this Edgar Allan Poe Award-winning novel, a black family moves into an enormous house once used to hide runaway slaves. Mysterious sounds and events as well as the discovery of secret passageways make the family believe they are in grave danger.

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The Littles and the Scary Halloween
Series: The Littles
by John Peterson Illustrated by Jacqueline Rogers
This new addition to the series for beginning readers was adapted from THE LITTLES AND THE GREAT HALLOWEEN SCARE (Scholastic 1975).

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Haunted Castle on Hallows Eve
Series: Magic Tree House, Book #30
by Mary Pope Osborne Illustrated by Sal Murdocca , Salvatore Murdocca

The intrepid Jack and Annie are summoned once again to the fantasy realm of Camelot. There, Merlin the Magician tells them that the Stone of Destiny has been stolen. The answer to its disappearance lies within a haunted castle.

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The Monstrous Memoirs of a Mighty McFearless
by Ahmet Zappa
Beware! Only those who are McFearlessly brave may read from the pages of these monstrous memoirs. Crack open the “ creature-skin” cover— if you dare— and enter the "monster"minating world of 11-year-old Minerva McFearless, her brother Max, and their mysterious coyote friend, Mr.
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Scooby-Doo on Zombie Island
Series: Scooby-Doo
by Gail Herman
Scooby-Doo and his people posse -- Shaggy, Daphne, Fred, and Velma -- are in mystery up to their necks in the Louisiana Bayou!
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Skeleton Creek
Series: Skeleton Creek, Book #1
by Patrick Carman
A breakthrough new series from bestselling author Patrick Carman, featuring text and technology in an innovative new way.

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