Spooky Reads for Children and Teens

Picture Books

  A Dark, Dark, Tale by Ruth Brown (1992)  

  Seen and Not Heard by Katie May Green (2014) 

  Ghosts in the House by Kazuno Kohara (2008)  

  Ghost in the House by Ammi-Joan Paquette (2013)  

  Black Dog by Levi Pinfold (2011)  

  Creepy Carrots by Aaron Reynolds (2012) 

 The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything by Linda Williams (1986) 


Chapter Books

The Wolves of Willoughby Chase by Joan Aiken (2001)

Small Spaces by Katherine Arden (2018)

The House With a Clock in its Walls by John Bellairs (1973)

Doll Bones by Holly Black (2013)

The Peculiar Incident on Shady Street by Lindsay Currie (2017)

A Drowned Maiden’s Hair by Laura Amy Schlitz (2006)

Peppermints in the Parlor by Barbara Brooks Wallace (1980)



Books for Teens

Bad Girls Don’t Die by Katie Alender (2009)

Long Lankin by Lindsey Barraclough (2012)

Frozen Charlotte by Alex Bell (2016)

Anna Dressed in Blood by Kendare Blake (2011)

The Girl From the Well by Rin Chupeco (2014)

The House by Christina Lauren (2015)