Author: Pam Conrad
Zoe discovers that her house is occupied by the ghost of an eleven-year-old girl, who carries her back to the day of her death in 1870 to try to alter that tragic event.
Author: Raina Telgemeier
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
From Raina Telgemeier, the #1 New York Times bestselling, multiple Eisner Award-winning author of Smile, Drama, and Sisters! Catrina and her family are moving to the coast of Northern California because her little sister, Maya, is sick. Cat isn't happy about leaving her friends for Bahía de la Luna, but Maya has cystic fibrosis and will benefit from the cool, salty air that blows in from the sea. As the girls explore their new home, a neighbor lets them in on a secret: There are ghosts in Bahía de la Luna. Maya is determined to meet one, but Cat wants nothing to do with them. As the time of year when ghosts reunite with their loved ones approaches, Cat must figure out how to put aside her fears for her sister's sake - and her own. Raina Telgemeier has masterfully created a moving and insightful story about the power of family and friendship, and how it gives us the courage to do what we never thought possible.
Author: Martin Caidin
Publisher: Galde Press, Inc.
There are events witnessed in that half-way region between heaven and earth that defy all rational explanation. For years, author and pilot Martin Caidin collected these strange but true stories of aerial hauntings from experienced pilots and astronauts. His startling conclusion: Something is out there!
Author: Richard Peck
Only Alexander knows why the barn is haunted—-and by what When Alexander notices an eerie light coming out of the barn,. He thinks his friend Blossom Culp is trying to spook him. But strange things really are happening there. Slimy footprints appear out of nowhere, and whimpering sounds float down from the hayloft. And when he ventures into the barn in the dark of night, his breath catches in his throat. Suddenly Blossom's words come back to him: "You can make contact with the Unseen...." Now there's a girl ghost standing right in front of him, telling him of great danger ahead. But is there time for Alexander to act on her warning? Blossom Culp #1 “Peck’s blending of mystery and humor makes an unusual and entertaining ghost story.” —Booklist, starred review
Author: Mary Downing Hahn
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
When he goes to spend the summer with his great-aunt in the family's old house, eleven-year-old Drew is drawn eighty years into the past to trade places with his great-great-uncle who is dying of diphtheria.
Author: Mary Downing Hahn
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Twelve-year-old Molly and her ten-year-old brother, Michael, have never liked their seven-year-old stepsister, Heather. Ever since their parents got married, she's made Molly and Michael's life miserable. Now their parents have moved them all to the country to live in a house that used to be a church, with a cemetery in the backyard. If that's not bad enough, Heather starts talking to a ghost named Helen and warning Molly and Michael that Helen is coming for them. Molly feels certain Heather is in some kind of danger, but every time she tries to help, Heather twists things around to get her into trouble. It seems as if things can't get any worse. But they do—when Helen comes.
Author: Carolyn Hart
"Bailey Ruth's supervisor, Wiggins, is worried about a dear old friend-the ghost of elegant Lorraine Marlow, who haunts Adelaide, Oklahoma's college library. Known as the Lady of the Roses, she plays matchmaker, using the fragrant flowers to pair up students. But someone's making mischief after hours, leaving roses strewn about the library and stealing a valuable book. Concerned with Lorraine's reputation among the living, Wiggins dispatches Bailey Ruth to investigate. Soon trouble begins to stack up. A campus security guard is shot by an intruder, and Bailey Ruth uncovers a catalog of evidence blaming a student for the crimes. But something isn't adding up, so with police preparing to make an arrest, the spirited detective must find the real culprit. Because when justice is overdue, it takes more than death to stop Bailey Ruth Raeburn . . .a Praise for the Bailey Ruth Ghost Series-'Bailey Ruth and Wiggins will delight readers who prefer their mysteries light and seasoned with wit and the supernatural . . . Hart's vision of heaven is a hoot.' Boston Globe 'A lively, original heroine and a pleasure to read . . . a(Hart) is a master at constructing a mystery. She builds this one with finesse, suspense and humor.' Oklahoma City Oklahoman 'This could be Hart's best series yet. The most appealing attribute of her masterful, self-assured writing style is her wry humor-imagine Bailey, who has been dead for decades, learning about cell phones and computers for the first time.' Booklist(starred review) 'Hart blends an enjoyable fantasy with realistic characters and an engrossing plot that's sure to charm even ardent materialists.' Publishers Weekly(starred review)"
Author: Steve Berman
Publisher: Lethe Press
A lonely seventeen-year-old who has dreamed of meeting a different and special boy desperately seeks help from his friend Trace, a Goth girl, to free him from the clutches of a handsome ghost he has met on a rural New Jersey highway.
Author: Margaret Ronan
Do you believe in ghosts? "Dynamite," today's most popular kids' magazine has dug up these true stories about unexplained happenings. Includes a guide to haunted houses you can visit.
The highly anticipated reprint of a classic children's book by renowned illustrator and graphic designer James Flora.
Author: Robert D. Vasvary
Publisher: RNE Consulting, Inc.
Everything is pitch black. The tunnel walls feel soft and slimy. A chill runs down his spine, rising panic stuck in his throat. The walls are breathing. Plunged into a world where the boundaries between fantasy and reality have disappeared, Andy’s thirst for adventure leads him to precious treasure, true love and unspeakable horror. In a bid to escape the terrifying realm of the undead and find the truth, there is only one way out: an epic showdown between good and evil that challenges everything he knows about himself and the world. The Big House is a psychological thriller and love story packed with action and adventure. Set in the late 1970’s, Andy Miller is a just another small town boy who is filled with much spirit for adventure without the rigors of modern day society-a Tom Sawyer of sorts. One day Andy finally gets the courage to ask his grandparents for a tour of their old abandoned house on Main Street despite the town folks' rumors that it is haunted. He quickly becomes obsessed with all the relics and history the old house offers up. The next thing he knows he is trapped in The Big House, being pursued by demons, gargoyles, lions and Claudia: the ghost of the servants’ daughter. Andy quickly discovers that he can be his best ally or worst enemy and that faith comes from within as he battles demons, a ghost and his own fears. This kid learns more in one experience than most people learn in a lifetime. Andy Miller is intended to be a role model for all age groups in today’s complex world as he shares his fears, tears and passion with the audience in order to make the reader reaffirm that we all go through life’s pitfalls and we are never alone in our struggles. We are all connected on some level.
Author: Jim Butcher
Chicago wizard Harry Dresden gets a taste of the dead life in this novel in the #1 New York Times bestselling series. In his life, Harry’s been shot, stabbed, sliced, beaten, burned, crushed, and tortured. And after someone puts a bullet through his chest and leaves him to die in the waters of Lake Michigan, things really start going downhill. Trapped between life and death, he learns that his friends are in serious trouble. Only by finding his murderer can he save his friends and move on—a feat which would be a lot easier if he had a body and access to his powers. Worse still are the malevolent shadows that roam Chicago, controlled by a dark entity that wants Harry to suffer even in death. Now, the late Harry Dresden will have to pull off the ultimate trick without using any magic—or face an eternity as just another lost soul...