Wednesday, October 5, 2016

The Screaming Staircase by Jonathan Stroud

When my students complain that I don't have enough scary stories in my classroom--as they often do--this year I am ready with a new recommendation.  I read The Screaming Staircase over the summer and these ghosts are vicious.

If they like this one there are more in the series.

I don't really like scary stories, but I know the students do.  Here are some other books I have reviewed on this site that are well-written as well as scary.

Coraline by Neil Gaiman
The Dead Boys by Royce Buckingham
The Seer of Shadows by Avi

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