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  Books & Reading  |  Booklists  |  Supernatural Books

Supernatural Books

Supernatural Books
These books are scary to read.....if you dare!
Jeffrey’s Ghost and the Fifth-Grade Dragon Bradford the ghost goes to school with Jeffrey and Laura when they begin fifth grade, and being both mischievous and invisible he creates a lot of problems.
Adler, David
J  Fic  ADL

The Ghost Inside the Monitor While working in her father’s computer, 11-year-old Sarah finds a terminal containing the ghost of a young girl who lived in the area in the early years of the century, and the connection pulls her through the computer into that other girls’ time period.
Anderson, Margaret
J  Fic  AND

Step by Wicked Step An old diary found in a decrepit castle motivates five classmates whose parents are divorced to share their feelings and experiences. Wickedly wise and eerie.
Anne, Fine
J  Fic  ANN

The House with a Clock
in its Wall
A breezy and pleasantly shivery excursion into the occult, with Lewis, a likeable boy hero, and Uncle Jonathan and Mrs. Zimmerman, a pair of benign and eccentric adults whose zany magic defeats a ghost.
Bellairs, John
J  Fic  BEL

The Revenge of the Wizard’s Ghost While thirteen-year-old Johnny Dixon lies dying, possessed by an evil spirit, his friends, an elderly professor and a schoolmate, try to find some way to free him.
Bellairs, John
J  Fic  BEL

Devil's Donkey Stew Meat wishes that Dan'l could respect the local superstitions in their small New England town, such as the ban against chopping the witches' Coven Tree.
Brittain, Bill
J  Fic  BRI

McMummy In this combination of the funny and bizarre, a boy faces off against a sinister, humming pea pod that’s growing in the greenhouse of an eccentric professor.
Byars, Betsy
J  Fic  BYA

A Ghost of a Chance Punch and his friends spend a summer in North Carolina looking at dolphins, hunting for Blackbeard’s buried treasure, and watching out for the famed pirate’s ghost.
Carris, Joan
J  Fic  CAR

Pleasing the Ghost Nine-year-old Dennis, whose uncle and father died within a year of one another, is visited by the ghost of his uncle, and together they settle some unfinished business.
Creech, Sharon
J  Fic  CRE

The Ghost of Fossil Glen Allie knows it’s not her imagination when she hears a voice and sees in her mind’s eye the face of a girl who seems to be seeking Allie’s help.
DeFelice, Cynthia
J  Fic  DEF

The Witch Family The Old Witch, the Little Witch Girl and Witch Baby are all the creations of crayon wielded by Amy and Clarissa.  As their imaginations run riot, the witches take on an independent life of their own and the two groups mix and mingle in a series of adventures that reach a climax on Halloween.
Estes, Eleanor
J  Fic  EST

The Ghost on Saturday Night Ten-year-old Opie’s efforts to raise money for a saddle involve him in a ghost raising session and the recovery of money stolen from the bank.
Fleischman, Sid
J  Fic  FLE

The Midnight Horse Recently orphaned, young Touch arrives by stagecoach in Cricklewood to meet his grouch and wicked great-uncle, Judge Wigglesforth.  With his own courage and a bit of magic, Touch outwits his villainous great-uncle, reclaims his rightful inheritance, and saves the Red Raven Inn for Miss Sally.
Fleischman, Sid
J  Fic  FLE

Running Out of Time

It is 1996, but a group of people in an experimental village lives as if it is 1840, secretly observed at their work and play by tourists.  But the experiment goes awry.

Haddix, Margaret Peterson
J  Fic  HAD

Time For Andrew When he goes to spend the summer with his great-aunt in the family’s old house, eleven-year-old Drew is drawn eighty years into the past to trade places with his great-great uncle who is dying of diphtheria,
Hahn, Mary Downing
J  Fic  HAH

Horror at the Haunted House While acting in a “haunted house” featuring interesting deaths in history, Ellen is contacted by the ghost of a former resident, who seems to be protecting the collection of antique Wedgewood dishes on display there.
Kehert, Peg
J  Fic  KEH

The Ghost of Thomas Kempe Rarely has such an ornery ghost as Thomas Kempe, a seventeenth-century sorcerer who wants James Harrison to be his apprentice, haunted anyone.
Lively, Penelope
J  Fic  LIV

Seven Spiders Spinning Ice Age spiders thaw out in modern-day Vermont in a neat combination of clever wit and delicious thrills.
Maguire, Gregory
J  Fic  MAG

The Witch Herself The struggle of Lynn with Mrs. Tuggle began in Witch’s Sister and Witch Water.
Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds
J  Fic  NAY

The Witch's Eye In this fourth tale of witch spells and magic, a talisman of Witch Tuggle, who died in a fire, plagues best friends Lynn and Mouse.
Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds
J  Fic  NAY

Bed-Knob and Broomstick Charles, Carey, and Paul discover a lonely spinster studying to become a witch who gives the children special magic powers.
Norton, Mary
J  Fic  NOR

Blossom Culp and the Sleep
of Death
The ghost of an Egyptian princess gives Blossom Culp a difficult assignment. 
Peck, Richard
J  Fic  PEC

School Spirits When Patrick moves to a new town, he is confronted by a ghostly boy who seeks his help.
Tunnell, Michael
J  Fic  TUN

The Dollhouse Murders Strange things happen in the old doll hose Amy finds in the attic.
Wright, Betty Ren
J  Fic  WRI

The Ghost in Room 11 When his family moves to a small town near Milwaukee, Matt’s efforts to fit into his new fourth-grade class are complicated by his poor spelling and his encounter with the ghost of one of the school’s former teachers.
Wright, Betty Ren
J  Fic  WRI

The Ghosts of Mercy Manor Twelve-year-old Gwen, an orphan who comes to live with the Mercy family, discovers that the house is haunted by the ghost of a sad looking young girl and is determined to solve the mystery behind her appearances.
Wright, Betty Ren
J  Fic  WRI