Browse Abstracts (41 total)

| by Briggs, Robert

The town is putting on a benefit for Mr. Whittaker, because his barn burned down. Georgie, a ghost, helps Mr. Whittaker be a magician for the benefit.

| by Nixon, Joan Lowery

It's almost Halloween, and Susan needs a new costume. Mrs. Foshee is an older woman who watches Susan and her two brothers one night. Susan and Mike think that she is a witch, and they cleverly try to solve the mystery.

| by Lindgren, Astrid

Grandma tells two children the story of skinny Jack, a farmhand that becomes a ghost. The children then journey home but it gets dark and the little girl thinks she is grabbed by skinny Jack. When her father comes and rescues her from the ghost, a hazlenut branch strikes her in her back.

| by Bright, Robert

A small ghost named Georgie lives in the Whittkaker house. When the house is threatened by robbers, the friendly ghost and his animal friends work together to scare the robbers away.

| by Allsburg, Chris Van

The small town of Riverbend is under siege by omnipresent forces in this wonderful tale.

| by Bright, Robert

Georgie, the ghost, makes spooky sounds to let the Whittaker's know when its time to go to bed. Herman, the cat, knows when its time to prowl and Miss Oliver, the owl, knows when to WHOO!When the Whittaker's fix the creaking sound, Georgie doesn't know what to do. Eventually everything gets back to normal.

| by Merriam, Eve

A series of poems on topics such as going to bed, ghosts, wishing fish, dancing pigs, contents of a lunch of box, and the coming of dawn is presented.

| by Thayer, Jane

Gus, the ghost, asked mouse to stay with him when the family that Gus lived with went away for the summer. The family came back and mouse did not want to share the house, but Gus insisted that he must.

| by Glovach, Linda

How would you like to make disguises?These disguises are for any occasion.

| by Preston, Edna Mitchell

A robber, ghost, witch, scarecrow and jack-o-lantern are all scared by a noise. They run to their homes to learn that the noise came from a mouse.

| by Brunhoff, Jean de

Babar, his friends, and family go on a hike. A storm comes so they go into a castle. The children find a ghost that only they can see, and it follows them home.

| by Howe, James

Harold, Chester, and Howie are a little spooked on Halloween. They became quite scared when Bunnicula, the family rabbit, wakes up in the middle of the night and their master comes home dressed as a witch.

| by Kroll, Steven

Llewellyn, the cat, earns the villager's respect when he challenges the ghost of Martin Grimes on Halloween night.

| by Hoban, Lillian

Arthur wants to be a ghost for Halloween. When he realizes that he won't be the only ghost, Arthur creates an original costume that stands out from everyone.

| by Kellogg, Steven

Kathy and Louise are best friends but Louise goes to the mountains for the summer. Kathy is mad because Louise is having a great summer without her. When Louise comes back, they both get a puppy to raise together.

| by Calmenson, Stephanie

The teeny tiny teacher and her teeny tiny students have a school day full of teeny tiny things. However, they are frightened by a voice coming from the closet asking for the bone the teacher found on their teeny tiny walk. Find out who the voice belongs to.

| by James, J. Alison

This true story tells the tale of a Japanese village defeating their enemy samurai. The villagers use their minds instead of weapons to scare the samurai. Wearing wild masks, setting fires on the beach, and playing the drums of Noto Hanto, kept the village safe.

| by Wolff, Ferida

An adventurous travel through Halloween night which uses thirteen holiday objects such as crows, witches, and bats describe the scary evening.

| by Bunting, Eve

Laura and her family are moving, so they are coming to visit the Manzanar War Relocation Center one last time. Years ago, this center was used to house anyone living in the United States that were of Japanese descent. These people were forced to leave their homes and come to the center because Japan bombed the United States. The center is bare now except for all of the memories and the cemetary, including her grandfather's grave.

| by Bunting, Eve

Take an adventure through a haunted house with lots of witches, ghosts, and vampires.
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