Spirits are haunting the hallways of spooky old houses. Join these junior detectives as they seek to quell the mayhem and put the spirits to rest. A must read list for Halloween. The Haunting (House on Cherry Street #1) by Rodman Philbrick Kid version of the Amityville Horror. Jason and his family move into an … More Middle Grade Haunted Houses
The British gave us James Bond and, as it turns out, most of the current children’s spy books. Go figure. The Alex Rider series is king of the pack followed by upcoming faves Spy School and The Genius Files. Prepare yourself for some major laughs, because these books pack the humor.
Look at the covers on these books! There’s never been a better time to be a kid if you love books. This is a well rounded group of mysteries. For the reluctant reader there’s Home Sweet Motel and Space Case. For fans of the Westing Game, there’s The Greenglass House and Winterhouse. For fans of … More Middle Grade Mysteries
Some kids just love a great scare, so I’m always on the lookout for books about haunted houses, ghosts and creepy characters who lurk. Mary Downing Hahn and Dan Poblocki have become the staples in this genre, but with the popularity of series, Grabenstein and Carman are definitely worth reading. These books are my favorites.