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Cummings, Troy

Summary: In the year since Alexander and his father moved to Stermont, he and his friends in the Super Secret Monster Patrol of Stermont Elementary have defeated all kinds of monsters, but now they face their greatest challenge, the boss-monster who has kidnapped fellow monster fighter Ms. Vanderpants and stolen the Notebook of Doom--and they have to do it before Alexander turns eight and stops being...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Branches, Scholastic Inc. 2018

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE CUM

Dahl, Michael

Summary: A pair of mysterious magic shoes appears every night under Daphne's bed, and they give her the ability to walk through solid objects, like a phantom, but there are consequences for wearing them--and that is only one of the chilling stories in this collection.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2017

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Litwin, Laura Baskes.

Summary: "Divides the creative writing process into five steps, from inspiration to publishable story, and includes in-depth treatment of the horror fiction genre with writing prompts"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Enslow Publishers 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 808.3 LIT

Rand, Johnathan

Summary: Danielle Reed and her family have just moved to Sandusky, Ohio. But there's something about their new home that makes her feel uneasy. When she finds a boarded-up door in one of the upstairs bedrooms, she wonders why it is there-- and where it could possibly lead. Soon, she finds that the door has been hidden for a reason. It leads to a place where ogres are taking over.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: AudioCraft Pub. 2002

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4 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC RAN

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC RAN

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION Rand

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Ran

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: JFIC RAN BASKET

Grant, Michael

Summary: Conditions worsen for the remaining young residents of a small California coastal town isolated by supernatural events when their food supplies dwindle and the Darkness underground awakens.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperTeen 2009

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC GRA

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC GRA

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC GRA

Kate, Lauren.

Summary: It took Luce and her fallen angel boyfriend, Daniel an eternity to find one another, but now he has told her he must go away. Just long enough to hunt down the Outcasts, immortals who want to kill Luce. Daniel hides Luce at Shoreline, a school on the rocky California coast with unusually gifted students: Nephilim, the offspring of fallen angels and humans.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2010

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC KAT

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC KAT

Dahl, Michael

Summary: In Ravenville's library there is a special, hidden room for biographies of local people, but when Darren enters the room looking for a book to use for a homework assignment he discovers that there is something hungry living among the shelves, and people who enter rarely come out--and that is only one of the scary stories in this collection.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2017

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Ireland, Justina

Summary: When families go missing in Baltimore County, Jane McKeene, who is studying to become an Attendant, finds herself in the middle of a conspiracy that has her fighting for her life against powerful enemies.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC IRE

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC IRE

Irving, Washington

Summary: Collection of four stories of strange and unexplainable circumstances. A headless horseman haunts Sleep Hollow. At least that's the legend in the tiny village of Tarrytown. But scary stories won't stop the town's new schoolmaster, Ichabod Crane, from crossing through the Hollow, especially when the beautiful Katrina lives on the other side. Will Ichabod win over his beloved or discover that the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Children's Books 2013

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION IRV

Dahl, Michael

Summary: There are plenty of chills in this compilation of four separately published books of scary stories: The stranger on the stairs, The doll that waved goodbye, The voice in the boys' room, and The phantom on the phone.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2016

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Brallier, Max

Summary: The kids at school dare John to visit the old house on the hill at night, and when he and his sister go in they find dusty dishes set on the table, a book open like it is waiting for a reader, and something hiding under the bed in the attic--and that is only one of the five scary stories with unexpected twists that are included in this collection.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2019

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE BRA

Dahl, Michael

Summary: When Bradley takes a shortcut through the graveyard one evening, he encounters a mysterious girl who keeps jumping out from behind the gravestones; she is wearing clothes that resemble a doll that Bradley took from his sister and accidentally ruined, and now that doll with the melted face is back for revenge--and the reader will find five more equally chilling stories in this collection.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2018

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Summary: A collection of horror stories by such noted authors as Joan Aiken, Stephen King, Edgar Allan Poe, and Leon Garfield.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kingfisher 2007

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC DAR

Dahl, Michael

Summary: Livia wears a small porcelain hand around her neck, all that is left of a doll that once belonged to her grandmother, but on the first night at summer camp the hand comes alive and terrifies an envious cabinmate--and there are plenty of chills in five other stories in this collection.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2016

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED DAH

Dahl, Michael

Summary: Simone has always liked the room she sleeps in when she visits her great-aunt Glory, but this time the curtains remind her of an octopus reaching for her, and when she wakes her kitten has disappeared--and that is only one of the stories in this collection of chilling tales.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2017

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED DAH

Summary: A selection of unsettling stories--one in graphic form along with two poems--by such authors as Ray Bradbury, William Sleator, Robert Service, Edward Gorey, Roald Dahl, Jane Yolen, and Mr. Stine himself.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2002

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC Stine

Allen, Josh

Summary: A collection of thirteen short stories that reveals frightening secrets lurking in everyday objects.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2019

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San Souci, Robert D.

Summary: Thirteen short stories about ghosts, monsters, spirits, and other scary creatures will give the reader thrills and chills.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cricket Books 2003

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Lubar, David.

Summary: Thirty-three stories about stranded aliens, a horrifying cheesemaker, a boy with the power to make stars vanish, and other frightening things. Includes notes on how the author got his ideas for these stories.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Starscape 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC LUB

Shusterman, Neal.

Summary: Imagine being trapped forever in someone else's nightmare, with no means of escape. Or caught on one of the most terrifying roller coasters of all time, when suddenly the tracks ahead just disappear. Enter the world of Darkness Creeping, where hollow-eyed skulls arrive in the mail and nothing is as it seems. Boston Globe - Horn Book Award winner and beloved author Neal Shusterman walks on the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Puffin Books 2007

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION Shu

Dahl, Michael

Summary: Logan is disturbed by a mysterious mumbling voice in the boys' room, but when he finds a cell phone floating in the toilet, and reaches in to retrieve it he is caught in a trap--and that is only one of the chilling stories in this collection.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2015

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED DAH

Lubar, David

Summary: Thirty-three stories about clothes-eating bacteria, a zombie apocalypse, a monstrous butcher shop, and other frightening things. Includes notes on how the author got his ideas for these stories.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books, Inc. 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD LUB

Allen, Josh

Summary: A collection of thirteen short stories showing how horribly wrong food, dating, jobs, and even a bed pillow can be.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2021

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Lubar, David.

Summary: Thirty-three creepy stories about warped technology, revengeful ants, sadistic gym teachers, and other terrifying things. Includes discussion questions, related activities, and notes on how the author got his ideas for these stories.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tom Doherty Associates, LLC 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC LUB

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