Spooky Chapter Books That Provide Easy Halloween Fun

These stories are captivating and suspenseful, but still totally age-appropriate for your independent reader.

Sep 05, 2019



halloween chapter books

Sep 05, 2019

Few things keep a child engaged with reading better than mystery, suspense, and a bit of eeriness. Because of that, Halloween is an ideal time to encourage your kids to dive into chapter books!

However, you may notice that it's difficult to find age-appropriate books for kids that have plots just as captivating as those in great adult novels. That's why we scoured collections of books to handpick these engaging Halloween reads, which range from mildly spooky to a bit more frightening, so you can find the ones that are just perfect for your child's age and interests. 

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Put the Boo in Books!

Funny & Scary
Age 8
Age 7
Age 6
Ghosts, Monsters, Vampires, Witches