Celebrate Halloween with these 5 frightening book recommendations for all ages. All of these titles are available for download in Learning Ally's accessible audiobook library.
IT by Stephen King Grade: Adult Lexile: Unavailable 28 years ago 7 teenagers promised to come back to their hometown to battle an evil creature that preys on children. Not recommended for the kiddies. IT, the book, is so much better than the movie.
The Ten Great Mysteries of Edgar Allen Poe by Edgar Allan Poe Grade: 7+ Lexile: 1250L A compilation of Ten of Edgar Allan Poe's scariest poems - all in one book - is "high brow" Halloween. This one's good for curling up with hot cocoa and wondering "who is tapping at my chamber door?"
Took: Ghost Stories by Mary Downing Hahn Grade: 5 - 7 Lexile: 690L Folks say Old Auntie takes a girl and keeps her fifty years.When Erica disappears into the woods something is terribly wrong. Did the witch strike?
Goosebumps: Vampire Breath by R.L. Stein Grade: 3 - 7 Lexile: 430L Freddy and his friend Cara aren't afraid of anything. Then they opened a bottle of Vampire Breath. Now there's a vampire in Freddy's basement and he's thirsty....oh no!
Buddy Files: Case of the School Ghost by Dori Hillestead Butler Grade: 1 - 3 Lexile: 610L There have always been rumors of a ghost at Four Lakes Elementary. Buddy is determined to find out if there really is a ghost.
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