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*[http://166.61.234.92/search/t?the+seer+of+shadows'''The Seer of Shadows'''] by Avi
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Article in the[[:Category:Juvenile Fiction|Juvenile Fiction]] category.
  
Horace, a photographer's apprentice, doubts the existence of ghosts until mysterious happenings begin taking place all around his world.
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?the+stonewalkers'''The Stonewalkers'''] by Vivien Alcock
  
*[http://166.61.234.92/search/t?Coraline'''Coraline'''] by Neil Gaiman
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?alfred+hitchcock's+supernatural+tales+of+terror+and+suspense'''Alfred HItchcock's Supernatural Tales of Terror and Suspense'''] by Various
  
Good for older J readers ready for younger YA, this book is about what happens when Coraline steps through a door and into another house very similar to her own but not one where she wants to stay.
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?the+seer+of+shadows'''The Seer of Shadows'''] by Avi
  
*[http://166.61.234.92/search/t?all+the+lovely+bad+ones'''All the Lovely Bad Ones'''] by Mary Downing Hahn
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?jane+emily'''Jane-Emily'''] by Patricia Clapp
  
Two siblings spending the summer at their grandmother's inn in Vermont cannot resist the urge to "haunt" the place. However, their ghostly pranks go awry when they awaken a dark spirit. Now they must uncover the secret of the inn before it is too late.
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?hauntings+and+horrors'''Hauntings and Horrors: The Ultimate Guide to Spooky America'''] by Susan Cohen
  
*[http://166.61.234.92/search/t?the+boy+of+a+thousand+faces'''The Boy of a Thousand Faces'''] by Brian Selznick
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?Coraline'''Coraline'''] by Neil Gaiman
  
A boy obsessed with horror films dreams of transforming himself into "The Boy of a Thousand Faces."
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?the+crossroads+grabenstein'''The Crossroads'''] by Chris Grabenstein
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?all+the+lovely+bad+ones'''All the Lovely Bad Ones'''] by Mary
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Downing Hahn
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?ghost+of+crutchfield+hall'''The Ghost of Crutchfield Hall'''] by Mary Downing Hahn
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:When 12 year old  Florence is discovered by her great uncle in the orphanage and moves into his manor house in the English countryside, she expects her new life to be much easier than her old, but she is constantly bothered by the ghost of her cousin Sophia, who died under mysterious conditions one year earlier, and is instantly disliked by her great aunt who was completely in the thrall of Sophia while she lived.
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?wait+till+helen+comes'''Wait Till Helen Comes'''] by Mary Downing Hahn
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?the+dark+thirty'''The Dark Thirty: Southern Tales of the Supernatural'''] by Patricia McKissack
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?the+headless+horseman+rides+tonight'''The Headless Horseman Rides Tonight: More Poems to Trouble Your Sleep'''] by Jack Prelutsky
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?the+boy+of+a+thousand+faces'''The Boy of a Thousand Faces'''] by Brian Selznick
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?the+dollhouse+murders'''The Dollhouse Murders'''] by Betty Ren Wright
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?the+squampkin+patch '''The Squampkin Patch: a Nasselrogt Adventure'''] by J.T. Petty
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?theodosia+and+the+serpents'''Theodosia and the Serpents of Chaos'''] by R. L. LaFevers
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[[Category:Juvenile Fiction]]
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[[Category:Adventure]]

Latest revision as of 20:13, 5 August 2011

Article in theJuvenile Fiction category.

Downing Hahn

When 12 year old Florence is discovered by her great uncle in the orphanage and moves into his manor house in the English countryside, she expects her new life to be much easier than her old, but she is constantly bothered by the ghost of her cousin Sophia, who died under mysterious conditions one year earlier, and is instantly disliked by her great aunt who was completely in the thrall of Sophia while she lived.