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Spooky Stories for Young Readers



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Forget candy; these spooky stories (with beautiful illustrations) are the real Halloween treats! Squeal with delight or squeal with fright when you hear these Halloween tales.


a very brave witch by alison mcgheeOn Halloween, it’s time for the heroine of A Very Brave Witch (Simon & Schuster), written by Alison McGhee with illustrations by Harry Bliss, to find out if humans really are as scary as most witches think they are. After the young witch does some research, she realizes there’s nothing to be afraid of and that humans can be very friendly after all—even if they don’t have green skin or know how to ride a broom; ages 4–8; $9.99.

 


gustav gloom and the people taker by adam-troy castro

Gustav Gloom and the People Taker (Grossett & Dunlap), written by Adam-Troy Castro with illustrations by Kristin Margiotta, is the first book in a new series for middle-grade readers. The creepy tale centers on Gustav Gloom, a strange young boy who lives in an even stranger house, the Gloom Mansion. When a fearless girl named Fernie moves in across the street, the story really starts to get interesting. This spooky and mysterious tale is a perfect Halloween read…if you dare; ages 8–12; $12.99

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