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All Things Scary: Ghost Stories

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by Kevin Hawkes Details
A family of nice ghosts protects a British orphan from the diabolical plans of his evil guardians.
Scared Witless: Thirteen Scary Tales to Tell
by Martha Hamilton Details
A collection of folktales, primarily from the United States, as well as one adaptation and two original stories, each followed by tips for novice storytellers.
Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark
by Alvin Schwartz Details
Tapped from the oral traditions of American folklore, these ghost stories and tales of weird happenings, witches, and graveyards have startling, funny, or surprising endings.
That's Ghosts for You: 12 Scary Stories
by Marianne Carus Details
An international collection of spine-tingling stories, including such titles as "Bigger than Death," "The Airi," and "The Man Who Sang to Ghosts."
The Haunted Hamburger and Other Ghostly Stories
by David LaRochelle Details
A ghost father tells his children three frightening stories to help them go to sleep at night.
The Night of the Living Dummy
by R.L. Stine Details
Lindy finds a ventriloquist's dummy and has fun learning to make him move and talk. Kris is jealous, and decides to get a dummy of her own. Then nasty evil things begin to happen. No way can a dummy be causing all the trouble. Or is there?
The Wolves in the Walls
by Neil Gaiman Details
Lucy is sure there are wolves living in the walls of her house, although others in her family disagree, and when the wolves come out, the adventure begins.
This Book is Haunted
by Joanne Rocklin Details
This book's "not too scary" ghost host tells five spooky stories.
This Hotel is Haunted!
by Geronimo Stilton Details
"My friend Hercule Poirat and I were called to investigate mysterious events at the famouse Grand Hotel in New Mouse City. There was a ghost haunting the hotel and scaring guests! It was wearing clanking armor and carrying a ball and chain. I know that ghosts don't exist, but this was pretty spooky. Would Poirat and I be able to solve the mystery of the haunted hotel?"
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Who let the ghosts out?
by R.L. Stine Details
A boy suddenly finds himself haunted by the friendly ghosts of two children while being pursued by an evil being.
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Mostly Ghostly
Updated 11/07/2012
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