Fun and Spooky Reads for Halloween

There&s a title for everyone on Scholastic librarian Deimosa Webber-Bey&s list of Halloween-inspired books for all ages.

By Scholastic Parents Staff
Oct 23, 2017



Fun and Spooky Reads for Halloween

Oct 23, 2017

In the twelfth installment of our Facebook Live video series, Live From Our Library, Scholastic Librarian Deimosa Webber-Bey recommended silly and spook-tacular books inspired by Halloween across all age bands. Celebrate this exciting holiday with pumpkin carving, costume making, and of course, a good book for every grade. Take a look at these fun and frightening titles below.

You can also watch the Live Chat here:




Clifford’s Halloween by Norman Bridwell

You Are My Pumpkin
by Joyce Wan


Frankencrayon by Michael Hall


Monster’s New Undies
by Samantha Berger


Kindergarten - 2nd Grade

The Notebook of Doom #10: Snap of the Super-Goop
by Troy Cummings


Mary McScary
by R.L Stine


The Too-Scary Story
by Bethanie Deeney Murguia


Goodnight Goon
by Michael Rex


3rd - 5th Grade

Graveyard Shakes
by Laura Terry


Happily Ever Afterlife #1: Ghostcoming!
by Orli Zuravicky



Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark
by Alvin Schwartz


Shadow House #1: The Gathering
by Dan Poblocki


6th - 8th Grade

Goosebumps SlappyWorld #3: I Am Slappy’s Evil Twin
by R.L Stine


Frozen Charlotte
by Alex Bell


Beanstalker and Other Hilarious Scarytales
by Kiersten White


The Apprentice Witch
by James Nicol


High School and Adult

Beautiful Creatures
by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl


All the Crooked Saints
by Maggie Stiefvater

Remember Me by Christopher Pike

The Singing Bones
by Shaun Tan


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IT by Stephen King


Dread Nation by Justina Ireland


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