Arnold, Louise - Golden & Grey
(An Unremarkable Boy and a Rather Remarkable Ghost)
With a bully picking on him, Tom Golden dreads each school
day until a ghost boy decides to give him a helping hand. However,
Tom learns that having a ghost as a friend leads to all kinds
of funny, frightening, and embarrassing moments. 267p.
Bauer, Marion Dane - The Blue Ghost
Liz sees a ghostly figure while visiting her grandmother's
house. Is Liz imagining things, or has she really followed
the ghost through a bedroom wall into the past? 85p.
Colfer, Eoin - Eoin
Colfer's Legend of Captain
Willy promised his parents he wouldn't cross over the
rocks known as Captain Crow's Teeth, but he's out
of time and has to get home. Anyway, that old legend about
the ghost of the pirate captain searching the rocks for a new
cabin boy probably isn't true… 102p.
DeFelice, Cynthia - The Ghost of Cutler Creek
Allie Nichols is a ghost magnet! This time, Allie is contacted
by a ghostly dog, and she and Dub must try to prove that its
appearance is connected to the deaths of puppies at the local
pet store. 181p.
Funke, Cornelia Caroline - Ghosthunters and the Incredibly
When Tom discovers a ghost in his basement, he is desperate
to find a way to drive it out. Hetty Hyssop comes to the rescue
with her "spooktacular" knowledge of ghostly characteristics,
and the duo set off on a scary mission. 135p.
Gliori, Debi - Pure Dead Magic
When their father is kidnapped by his evil brother, the Strega-Borgia
children use everything available to them to get him back,
including the yeti in their castle basement, and the crocodile
in their moat. 182p.
Ibbotson, Eva - The Beasts of Clawstone Castle
Madlyn and Rollo are spending their summer at Clawstone Castle
where times are hard since tourists prefer the fancier castle
down the road. The kids try to help out by auditioning a cast
of ghosts, banshees, and even a pair of bodiless feet, to add
some thrills to the castle tours. 243p.
Kehret, Peg - The
Josh is spending a boring summer with his Aunt Ethel, but his
visit turns chilling when he meets Willie, the ghost of a coal
miner who was killed in a mine explosion. Willie has been waiting
for years for just the right person to find his lost leg and
rebury it with the rest of him, so that he can rest in peace.
Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds - Bernie and the Bessledorf
When a ghost appears at the foot of his sister's bed,
Bernie investigates to find out the ghostly boy's identity
and why he is haunting his father's hotel. 132p.
Sage, Angie - My Haunted House
When crabby Aunt Tabby wants to sell their perfectly spooky
mansion, Araminta Spookie schemes to scare off prospective
buyers, with the help of some friendly ghosts. 132p.
Wright, Betty Ren - The Dollhouse Murders
Every time Amy goes into her aunt's attic to play with
an old dollhouse, she finds that the dolls have been rearranged.
Somehow, the dollhouse and the dolls are connected to a murder
that once took place in her aunt's house. 149p.
Prepared by Sara Pemberton, July 2007