Spooky and Scary Books for Kids

It’s the time of year for haunted houses, witches, and skeletons. Getting a little bit scared can be fun. Through books, kids of all ages can indulge in whatever type of scare they prefer (or some not-so-scary fun). The library has everything from creepy dolls to kid-friendly monsters, so you can find just the right book for your child. Here are a few your family might enjoy.

Captain Awesome vs. the Spooky, Scary House

As Halloween nears, Captain Awesome and Nacho Cheese Man set out to protect Sunnyview from monsters, but when they encounter what may be a real haunted house, they suddenly remember they have homework to do.

Doll Bones

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.

Fright Club

As the monsters of the Fright Club prepare to scare children on Halloween, an adorable little bunny tries to join the club.

Home Sweet Horror

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.

The Screaming Staircase

Follows three young operatives of a Psychic Detection Agency as they battle an epidemic of ghosts in London.