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New Arrivals - Kids - Scary Stories
"Kendall Williams talks to ghosts. This time it's Lyra who can't move on. Kendall's efforts to help her jeopardizes relationships with her best friend and her boyfriend. And when Kendall finally reveals her secret ability, the results are devastating"-- Provided by publisher.
"Hunted and on the run, Cyrus and Antigone Smith race to find the inheritance left to them by their benefactor, Billy Bones, before rampaging transmortals can descend on Ashtown and free their buried brothers"-- Provided by publisher.
"Fifteen-year-old Billy guards a castle prison. But it isn't just criminals he'll be guarding--the ghosts of executed prisoners haunt the place"-- Provided by publisher.
Conor O'Neill faces his cowardice and visits the underworld to bargain with the Lady who can prevent the imminent death of a family member, but first Ashling, the banshee who brought the news, wants to visit his middle school.
Thirteen-year-old Siena's visions of the past intensify when her family moves to the Maine coast hoping her little brother will begin speaking, and she connects with residents of the house from many years earlier who faced a similar problem.
While helping the Omega team track down down the identity of the original thirteen zombies in New York City, Molly tries to keep her mother's secret and uncovers a sinister plan of the undead.
Children's birthdays are always strange in Willow Falls, but when Connor's little sister Grace falls into a frozen state on her tenth birthday, Amanda and Leo must travel back in time to find out what force prevented Angelina from casting the blessing that would have protected her.
When a night at the museum finds ghost Hoover Porterhouse face-to-face with the spirit of a powerful Chumash Indian princess, his encounter renders him senseless and tests the steadfastness of Billy Broccoli.
Follows three young operatives of a Psychic Detection Agency as they battle an epidemic of ghosts in London.
"Andrea, Mia, Stephanie, Olivia, and Emma are headed to the Whispering Woods for a summer campout! The girls build a campfire, toast marshmallows, and share spooky stories. But when they hear the legend of the Phantom Horse that supposedly haunts the Whispering Woods, will their weekend camping trip turn into a ghostly adventure?"--Publisher's statement on Amazon.com.
Forced to move into a haunted concert hall with her distant father, "The Maestro," and aging grandmother, Nonna, twelve-year-old Olivia and classmate Henry try to lay to rest ghosts tied to the Hall's past before time and money run out.
Twelve-year-old Jackson Opus is descended from two powerful hypnotist bloodlines, but he has just begun to realize that he can control other peoples' actions with sometimes frightening results--especially when the head of the Sentia Institute plans to use Jackson for his own benefit.
"Alice Dean's destiny is intertwined with Tom Ward's. But he's going to be the next Spook, and she's a witch--possibly the most powerful one the county has ever seen. To rid the world of its greatest evil, the Fiend, Alice will venture into the depths of the dark"-- Provided by publisher.
Taking a shortcut through the Greenfield Cemetery, the Aldens stumble across a local superstition which maintains that visitors are required to leave gifts or suffer the wrath of a malevolent ghost, a suspicious tradition that prompts the children to expose the truth.
In 1870s London, a young orphan girl becomes the apprentice to a man who traps monsters for a living.
At the end of a winter-long journey into manhood, Little Hawk returns to find his village decimated by a white man's plague and soon, despite a fresh start, Little Hawk dies violently but his spirit remains trapped, seeing how his world changes.
After the death of his mother, eight-year-old Liam and his father and sister move to a new house for a fresh start, but Liam soon discovers that the old house is haunted.
In an adventure reminiscent of Homer's Odyssey, fifteen-year-old Odilia and her four younger sisters embark on a journey to return a dead man to his family in Mexico, aided by La Llorona, but impeded by a witch, a warlock, chupacabras, and more. Includes glossary of Spanish terms.
"Seventh-grader Kendall can see dead people. Not only can she see them, she can speak to them. . . and they can speak to her. They want Kendall be a psychic sleuth and figure out what unresolved issues are keeping them from moving on"-- Provided by publisher.
"Jake is a scrappy orphaned pickpocket living by his wits on the streets of Victorian London. Lately he's started seeing ghosts, and discovers he can move solid objects with his mind! He has no idea why. Next thing he knows, a sinister gentleman and his minions come hunting him. On the run for his life, Jake is plunged headlong into a mysterious world full of magic and deadly peril. A world that holds the secret to who he really is: the long-lost heir of an aristocratic family with magical powers! But with treacherous enemies closing in, it will take all of his wily street instincts and the help of his friends, both human and magical, to solve the mystery of what happened to his parents, and defeat the foes who never wanted the Lost Heir of Griffon to be found"--From publisher description.
First there are marks on his neck. And when Andrew wakes up a vampire, he doesn't mind. But then Andrew meets his vampire teacher, one really scary guy. Andrew isn't ready for a lesson on how to sleep in a coffin--or how to drink blood! But does he have a choice? Andrew enjoys being a vampire until his vampire teacher gives him lessons on how vampires really behave. One morning, Andrew woke up undead. First there were the bite marks on his neck. Then he tried to eat garlic...yikes! And now he's got this weird urge to sleep upside down. Not that Andrew minds turning into a vampire. He'll be able to stay up all night, fly, and scare his sister silly. Cool! But then Andrew meets his vampire teacher, one really scary guy. Andrew isn't ready for a lesson on how to sleep in a coffin -- or how to drink blood! But does he have a choice?
Noah is excited to learn that the new student lives in his building and is eager to make friends with him but soon begins to wonder about the new boy's behavior.
Zach, Alice, and Poppy, friends from a Pennsylvania middle school who have long enjoyed acting out imaginary adventures with dolls and action figures, embark on a real-life quest to Ohio to bury a doll made from the ashes of a dead girl.
Sixteen-year-old Colt McAllister and his friends are captured and taken back to Gathmara, and unless these partially-trained military cadets of C.H.A.O.S. find a way to stop the lizard-like Thules, Earth's domination is assured.
Wendy is excited when she spots a cat charm in Mrs. Bast's booth, but Mrs. Bast refuses to sell it to her. She warns Wendy that it isn't a cat charm-- it's a "werecat" charm and it's dangerous. Wendy doesn't care, she grabs the charm, throws down some money, and runs. That night, at the stroke of midnight-- Wendy starts to change.