Halloween

Halloween has become a holiday that many American children rank second in their list of favorite holidays - Christmas tends to come first. With its costumes, parties, pumpkin carving, parades, trick-or-treating, and abundance of sweet things to eat, Halloween is a holiday that many children plan for, for months in advance. Take a look at ths collection of Halloween titles and enjoy stories full of little ghosts, witches, and other Halloween characters.
Andy Shane and the Pumpkin Trick

Andy Shane and the Pumpkin Trick

Jennifer Richard Jacobson
Illustrator:  Abby Carter 
Fiction  Series
For ages 5 to 8
Candlewick, 2006   ISBN: 978-0763626051
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Celebrate Halloween with Pumpkins, Costumes and Candy

Celebrate Halloween with Pumpkins, Costumes and Candy

Deborah Heiligman
Nonfiction
For ages 6 to 9
National Geographic, 2007   ISBN: 978-1426301209
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Omar’s Halloween

Omar’s Halloween

Maryann Kovalski
Picture Book
For ages 4 to 6
Fitzhenry and Whiteside, 2007   ISBN: 978-1554550494
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Halloween Howls: Holiday Poetry

Halloween Howls: Holiday Poetry

Lee Bennett Hopkins
Illustrator:  Stacey Schuett 
Poetry
For ages 5 to 8
HarperCollins, 2006   ISBN: 978-0060080624
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Scaredy-Pants: A Halloween Story

Scaredy-Pants: A Halloween Story

Joan Holub
Illustrator:  Will Terry 
Fiction
For ages 3 to 5
Simon and Schuster, 2007   ISBN: 978-1416909569
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Mouse’s First Halloween

Mouse’s First Halloween

Lauren Thompson
Illustrator:  Buket Erdogan 
Picture Book  Series
For ages 3 to 5
Simon and Shuster, 2000   ISBN: 978-0689831768
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Angelina’s Halloween

Angelina’s Halloween

Katharine Holabird
Illustrator:   Helen Craig 
Picture Book  Series
For ages 5 to 7
Pleasant Company, 2000   ISBN: 978-1584851523
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Halloween Mice

Halloween Mice

Bethany Roberts
Illustrator:  Doug Cushman 
Picture Book
For ages 3 to 5
Clarion, 1997   ISBN: 978-0395866191
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Halloween

Halloween

Joyce K. Kessel
Illustrator:  Nancy Carlson 
Non Fiction
For ages 4 to 8
Lerner, 2004   ISBN: 1575055821
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Trick or treat?

Trick or treat?

Melanie Walsh
Novelty Book
For ages 3 to 5
Candlewick Press, 2006   ISBN: 0763642959
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J is for Jack O’ Lantern: A Halloween Alphabet

J is for Jack O’ Lantern: A Halloween Alphabet

Denise Brennan-Nelson
Illustrator:  Donald Wu 
Non-Fiction Picture Book  Series
For ages 5 to 11
Sleeping Bear Press, 2009   ISBN: 1585364436
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Boo to you

Boo to you

Lois Ehlert
Picture Book
For ages 3 to 6
Simon and Schuster, 2009   ISBN: 1416986251
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Moonlight: The Halloween cat

Moonlight: The Halloween cat

Cynthia Rylant
Illustrator:   Melissa Sweet 
Picture Book
For Ages 2 to 5
HarperCollins, 2003   ISBN: 0064438147
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