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Big Read 2013 -- If you Like Seer of Shadows

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City of the Dead
by Tony Abbott Details
Derek Stone just turned fourteen. He's lived in New Orleans with his dad and older brother, Ronny, his whole life. He's a little overweight and can't hear well out of his left ear. And he's on the run from the dead.
Ghosts of the Titanic
by Julie Lawson Details
Alternates between the tales of Angus Seaton, the youngest crew member on a boat recovering bodies from the Titanic wreckage in 1912, and Kevin Messenger, a modern-day class clown in Victoria, British Columbia, who helps lay a victim's spirit to rest.
Grave Secrets
by Annette Cascone Details
Amanda maintains a pet cemetery in her backyard where she buries her dead pets, but when she and her friends prepare to bury a dead squirrel they find a grave with a doll in it, a discovery with links to a scary elderly neighbor.
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Deadtime stories
Legend of the Ghost Dog
by Elizabeth Cody Kimmel Details
With her beagle Henry and her new friend Quin, twelve-year-old Tee is determined to solve the mystery of "the Shadow", the ghostly animal that is believed to haunt the Alaskan wilderness near her new home in Nome.
Scary Stories 3: More Tales to Chill Your Bones
by Alvin Schwartz Details
Storytellers know -- just as they have for hundreds and hundreds of years -- that everyone enjoys a good, scary story!
The Bone Magician
by F. E. Higgins Details
With his father, a fugitive, falsely accused of multiple murders and the real serial killer stalking the wretched streets of Urbs Umida, Pin Carpue, a young undertaker's assistant, investigates and soon discovers that all of the victims may have attended the performance of a stage magician who claims to be able to raise corpses and make the dead speak.
The Boy of a Thousand Faces
by Brian Selznick Details
Obsessed with horror films, ten-year-old Alonzo dreams of transforming himself into "The Boy of a Thousand Faces" and gets his wish in an unexpected way.
The Crossroads
by Chris Grabenstein Details
When eleven-year-old Zack Jennings moves to Connecticut with his father and new stepmother, they must deal with the ghosts left behind by a terrible accident, as well as another kind of ghost from Zack's past.
The Ghost of Crutchfield Hall
by Mary Downing Hahn Details
n the nineteenth century, ten-year-old Florence Crutchfield leaves a London orphanage to live with her great-uncle, great-aunt, and sickly cousin James, but she soon realizes the home has another resident, who means to do her and James harm.
The Green Man
by Michael Bedard Details
Spending the summer with her antiques store-owner aunt, who has recently suffered a heart attack, Ophelia lends assistance in her once fiercely independent aunt's neglected home and store before discovering long-buried family secrets.
The House Where Nobody Lived
by Brad Strickland Details
Twelve-year-old Lewis and his best friend Rose Rita investigate a strange old house in their home town and discover that they may be dealing with powerful ancient Hawaiian spirits.
There's a Dead Person Following My Sister Around
by Vivian Vande Velde Details
Eleven-year-old Ted becomes concerned and intrigued when his five-year-old sister Vicki begins receiving visits from two female ghosts.
Till Death Do Us Bark
by Kate Klise Details
In this story told mostly through letters, Noah Breth's feuding children come to Ghastly, Illinois, to follow a trail of limericks to their inheritance, while Seymour tries to convince Iggy and Olive to let him keep Mr. Breth's dog.
by Eric Walters Details
Robert and Mark are twin brothers who reluctantly accompany their scientist mother on an Arctic island expedition to observe muskoxen. What starts out as a boring and difficult holiday turns into an amazing, thrilling adventure.
Updated 02/24/2013

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