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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

Summary: A darkly luminous new anthology collecting the most terrifying horror stories by renowned female authors, presenting anew these forgotten classics to the modern reader.--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2019

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC MOR

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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Bear, Elizabeth/ Gaiman, Neil/ Kiernan, Caitlin R./ Laidlaw, Marc/ Langan, John

Summary: Features twenty-seven short stories published in the twenty-first century that were inspired by H.P. Lovecraft's works.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Prime Books 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC NEW

Hill, Joe.

Summary: Following a shocking death that dredges up memories of their father's murder, Kinsey and Tyler Locke are thrown into choppy emotional waters, and turn to their new friend, Zack Wells, for support, little suspecting Zack's dark secret. Meanwhile, six-year-old Bode Locke tries to puzzle out the secret of the head key, and Uncle Duncan is jarred into the past by a disturbingly familiar face. Open...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: IDW 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 HIL

Cummings, Troy

Summary: Since the Notebook of Doom was stolen Alexander and the other monster hunters of Stermont Elementary have been operating without its assistance and now they are confronted by a large and stinky monster with eight powerful noses that can deliver a slimy sneeze with the power of a cannon--and somehow they must figure out its weakness.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Branches/Scholastic Inc. 2017

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

Varley, Dax

Summary: When his mother disappears one night, her room awash in blood, and marked by footprints that do not belong to any human or animal, Max is determined to find and rescue her, even if it means killing every demon on Earth.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Magic Wagon 2016

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1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC VAR

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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Chabert, Jack

Summary: At the end of recess at Eerie Elementary, everything on the school grounds suddenly comes alive and turns into a fog-filled jungle maze intent on trapping and disposing of hall monitor Sam Graves and his friends Antonio and Lucy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC CHA

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

Chabert, Jack

Summary: For the first time in years Eerie Elementary is planning a science fair, which may not be a good idea in a school which is alive and out to get the students--but when Sam and his friends find a book of experiments that contains all of Orson Eerie's notes, it may turn out to be the key they need to finally understand the mad scientist.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Branches/Scholastic Inc. 2016

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1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC CHA

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

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

Dahl, Michael

Summary: Ivy and Gracie's fifth grade class is supposed to be going on a field trip to a museum, but the bus that picks them up, driven by a shadowy figure that nobody can quite see sitting behind a plastic wall, makes one detour due to construction, and then another, and suddenly the bus is accelerating and taking the children on a ride to destruction.

Format: text

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

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Rogers, Kelly

Summary: On her first day of seventh grade MJ meets the nice new science teacher--but when Ms. Fleek finally gets the door to the laboratory, room 201, open she changes and suddenly MJ does not want to go anywhere near her or that room.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Magic Wagon 2016

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1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC ROG

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

Summary: Offers a collection of eighteen spooky stories featuring characters from popular Disney movies.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney Press 2017

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Summary: For goth girl, Cassie, fitting into a new school and neighborhood isn't easy, but she entertains herself by playing tricks on the "popular" kids and her little brother, Max. As Halloween approaches, Cassie's search for scares leads her to a mysterious Halloween store and an unusual book. When Max begs her to read the book to him, she gives in and disregards the warning about not reading the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2007

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Ha

Alender, Katie

Summary: Sixteen-year-old Cordelia and her family move into the house they just inherited in Pennsylvania, a former insane asylum the locals call Hysteria Hall--unfortunately the house does not want defiant girls like Delia, so it kills her, and as she wanders the house, meeting the other ghosts and learning the dark secrets of the Hall, she realizes that she has to find a way to save her sister,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Point 2015

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

Brezenoff, Steven

Summary: Thirteen-year-old Jasmine Richards has always been afraid of dolls, so finding herself in a room full of decorative dolls in an extremely creepy hotel on the north shore of Lake Superior is a nightmare to begin with--but these dolls are at the heart of the deadly secret of the hotel, aptly named Devil's Mooring.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2018

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Daniels, Les

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 1975

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 823.0872 DAN

Lubar, David.

Summary: Thirty-five creepy stories about pigeons, ancient predators, Girl Scouts, and other terrifying things. Includes author's notes on how he got his ideas for these stories.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tom Doherty Associates 2007

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Lub

Rogers, Kelly

Summary: Neesha's friend Amy has been behaving very strangely since she joined Ms. Fleek's study group, ever so well behaved but remote--but Neesha misses her friend so much that she joins the group too, and immediately feels a change coming over her.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Magic Wagon 2016

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1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC ROG

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

Varley, Dax

Summary: It has been six months since Max's mother was taken by demons, and by now seven redheaded women are missing, so when a substitute teacher shows up at his school, wearing a necklace with a lock of his mother's hair, Max hopes that this is finally the break that he needs.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Magic Wagon 2016

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1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC VAR

Cummings, Troy

Summary: It is a very hot summer in Stermont, and Alexander and his friends are at Camp Gloamy in the mountains, but even here there are monsters--specifically zombie snowmen called snombies who want to freeze the young monster-hunters.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc./Spotlight, ABDO 2015

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Dahl, Michael

Summary: Braden is not looking forward to explaining a failed test to his parents, but when the afternoon school bus stops he finds himself at a cemetery that is crowded with zombie-like figures pushing him toward an open grave, and it looks like he may have reached his final destination.

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

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Darke, J. A.

Summary: Eighth-grader Emily Lemon wakes up and discovers that none of the gadgets around her house are working properly, and the computers at her middle school seem to have a mind of their own--but when the scoreboard in the gym displays the words "the revolution has begun, down with humanity" she realizes that humanity has lost control and civilization as we know it is in serious trouble.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, A Capstone Imprint 2016

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

Rogers, Kelly

Summary: Ellie buys a snake egg from the sinister science teacher Ms. Fleek in room 201, and hides it in a cage in her closet, but when it finally hatches--well, snakes are not supposed to have legs and wings, are they?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Magic Wagon 2016

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1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC ROG

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