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Ages 9-12

All Things Scary

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Curse of the Werewolf Boy by  Chris Priestley
Maudlin Towers School students Mildew and Sponge investigate the missing School Spoon and the appearance of two possible ghosts, one a Viking.
Ghost and Bone by  Andrew (Andy) Prentice
Twelve-year-old Oscar Grimstone is cursed with killing things at a touch, and can also transform into a ghost, but a journey to the city of ghosts may lead him to discover his true identity.
Guest : A Changeling Tale by Mary Downing Hahn
Young Mollie traverses eerie, perilous lands to retrieve her baby brother, Thomas, from the Kinde Folke, malicious sprites who snatched him and left a hideous changeling in his place.
Heart of the Moors by Holly Black
From New York Times bestselling author Holly Black comes a captivating original novel set between Disney's Maleficent and Maleficent: Mistress of Evil, in which newly-queened Aurora struggles to be the best leader to both the humans and Fair Folk under her reign; her beau, Prince Phillip, longs to get to know Aurora and her kingdom better; and Maleficent has trouble letting go of the past. Grades 7-9. Ages 10-14.
Monstrous Devices by  Damien Love
Alex, nearly thirteen, flees with his grandfather across snowy Europe to escape the human and mechanical assassins that pursue them, trying to retrieve a powerful object.
Small Spaces by  Katherine Arden
After eleven-year-old Ollie's school bus mysteriously breaks down on a field trip, she has to take a trip through scary woods, and must use all of her wits to survive. She must stick to small spaces-- Provided by publisher.
The Collector by  A. R Kahler
Josie must discover the connection between a strange house in the woods, her grandmother's stories, and missing children, or risk losing her sister to dark magic.
The Griffins of Castle Cary by  Heather Shumaker
Siblings Meg and Will must uncover the haunted history of their Aunt's quaint town in order to save their younger sister, Ariel, from a ghost intent on keeping her as a friend. Set in England.
The Jumbies by  Tracey Baptiste
Eleven-year-old Corinne must call on her courage and an ancient magic to stop an evil spirit and save her island home.
The Shadow Hand by  Kat Shepherd
When babysitter Rebecca discovers that a sinister ruler of darkness has replaced the baby with a changeling, she and her friends must save him by surviving a chilling journey through the Nightmare Realm.
The Worst Pet by  Jaden Kent
Dragon twins Ella and Owen ask their unicorn friends to help control the mischievous gremlins their parents bought them as pets--and the many gremlins that arrive soon after.
Where the Woods End by  Charlotte Salter
Twelve-year-old Kestrel lives in a seemingly endless forest, and in order to escape she will need to defeat her Grabber, a creature that builds its body to reflect her greatest fear.
Updated 10/25/2019