Halloween Themed Books for Kids and Teens




  • The Hallo-Wiener by Dav Pilkey

This fun book is by the author of Captain Underpants and is about the adventures of a dog named Oscar who dresses up like a hot dog for Halloween.

  • Arthur’s Halloween: An Arthur Adventure by Marc Brown

If you like the Arthur series, you’ll love this Halloween read. Read all about Arthur’s Halloween adventures.

  • The Haunted Mask (Classic Goosebumps #4) by R.L. Stine

Ghoosebumps is a classic children’s book series and has been around for generations. Check out this Halloween classic. You may want to leave the lights on for this one.

  • One Halloween Night  by Mark Teague

Wendell, Floyd, and Mona are friends and magnets for disaster! Follow them as they try to have fun and stay out of trouble this Halloween.


  • Death Makes a Holiday: A Cultural History of Halloween by David J. Skal

This fun and interesting non-fiction read talks about the history of Halloween. Learn something new this Halloween!

  • The Complete Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe

Get inspired this year by exploring the works of the legendary Edgar Allan Poe. His work is macabre and imaginative and sometimes has sprinkles of dark humor. These stories and poems were written long ago but have definitely stood the test of time.

  • Dracula by Bram Stoker

Way before Twilight, there was Dracula! Enjoy this iconic read. Dracula is a real page turner and it actually has less pages than Twilight.

  • Frankenstein by Mary Shelly

This classic sci-fi horror novel is excellent for fans of horror and sci-fi alike. Mary Shelly was far ahead of her time and wrote this book 200 years ago!