Great Spine Tinglers for Children

Recommended scary books for fourth to sixth graders.

Goblins in the Castle
Artist/Author/Cast:
Coville, Bruce; MacDonald, Patricia (Editor); Coville, Katherine (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JF Coville
Description:

Although William has grown up in the castle, the strange new noises he hears are frightening.

Monster Goose
Artist/Author/Cast:
Sierra, Judy; Davis, Jack E. (Illustrator)
Call Number:
J811.54 S5725m
Description:

Think you know your nursery rhymes? Try out this collection of rewritten rhymes that feature vampires, ghouls, and mummies!

Monsterology: the Fabulous Lives of the Creepy, the Revolting, and the Undead
Artist/Author/Cast:
Slade, Arthur G.; Mah, Derek (Illustrator)
Call Number:
J001.944 S6312m 2005
Description:

Fifteen monsters are described in this fun and comprehensive guide.

Monsters and Water Beasts: Creatures of Fact or Fiction?
Artist/Author/Cast:
Miller, Karen; Ruzzier, Sergio (Illustrator)
Call Number:
J398.2454 M6488m 2007
Description:

Describes various fantastic monsters or animals which some people think might have inhabited the land or sea.

Raising the Dead
Artist/Author/Cast:
Cohen, Daniel
Call Number:
J306.9 C6782r
Description:

All you'll ever want to know about the undead, including mummies, zombies, and body snatchers.

Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark
Artist/Author/Cast:
Schwartz, Alvin; Gammell, Stephen (Illustrator)
Call Number:
J/YP 398.25 S3993s
Description:

Check out these scary stories that will make you laugh as well as scream.

School Spirits
Artist/Author/Cast:
Tunnell, Michael O.
Call Number:
JF Tunnell
Description:

Fifty years ago, a student disappeared. Like Patrick, he was a new student and the son of the principal.

The Boggart
Artist/Author/Cast:
Cooper, Susan; Cooper, Susan
Call Number:
JF Cooper
Description:

Emily discovers that she has brought something extra back with her when she returns home from Scotland.

The Curse of the Night Wolf
Artist/Author/Cast:
Riddell, Chris; Stewart, Paul
Call Number:
JF Stewart
Description:

Barnaby Grimes, a messenger who travels across London's rooftops to save time, is attacked one night by a huge beast.

The Folk Keeper
Artist/Author/Cast:
Billingsley, Franny; Gore, Leonid (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JF Billingsley
Description:

Corinna disguises herself as a boy and takes on the job of keeping the evil Folk under control.

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