Spooky Stories and Haunted Horrors 2 (The Sequel)

It's that time is an updated post with even more titles and cover art!

Tales2go has many spooky (and non-spooky!) Halloween stories to get you and your students in the mood. Make sure you are logged into your Tales2go account and listen to reading (links to the titles will only work on desktop/laptop- make sure to download the app on a mobile device.)

Here are some of the fan favorites:

Grades Pre-K-K
The Littlest Pumpkin by R.A. Herman

littlest pumpkin

Grades 1-2
Haunted Hike (Elliot's Park) by Patrick Carman
Zen Ghosts by Jon J. Muth
The Ghost of Donley Farm by Jaime Gardner Johnson
By the Light of the Halloween Moon by Caroline Stutson
A Very Brave Witch by Alison McGhee
Nightmare (Published by Mrs. P)
*NEW- Dem Bones by Bob Barner
*NEW- A Dark, Dark Tale by Ruth Brown

very brave witch


Grades 3-5 (Ages 7+)
It's Halloween 'Fraidy Mouse! (Geronimo Stilton Series)
The Mummy with No Name (Geronimo Stilton #26)
Los Gatos Black on Halloween by Marisa Montes (Bilingual)
Charlie Bumper vs. the Squeaking Skull by Bill Harley
The Pumpkin Head Mystery (The Boxcar Children Series) by Gertrude Chandler Warner
The Magnificent Mummy Maker by Elvira Woodruff
A Big Spooky House by Donna Washington
Jack and the Haunted House by Jim May
The Green Hand told by Joel Ben Izzy
*NEW- The Blacksmith and the Devil (Moonlit Stories) Adapted by Simon Brooks
*NEW- Teeny Tiny and the Witch Woman by Barbara Walker

Mummy Maker


Grades 3-5 (Ages 9+)
The Halloween Tree by Ray Bradbury
The Scream of the Haunted Mask (Goosebumps Horrorland) by R.L. Stine
The Haunting of Hillside School by Kristiana Gregory
The Magic Lake  (from: Mostly Ghostly Stories)
The Stillness (from: The Clumsy Ghost & other Spooky Tales)
*NEW- Trollhunters by Guillermo Del Toro
*NEW- The Jumbies by Tracey Baptiste

halloween tree


Grades 6-8
The Vanishing Hitchhiker by Bill Mooney
Rag Doll by Connie Regan Blake
Ghost Ship by Dietlof Reiche
The Invisible Man by H.G. Wells
The Deptford Mice Triolgy by Robin Jarvis
The Empty Mirror by James Lincoln Collier
Edgar Allan Poe’s Tales of Terror
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde (Blackstone Audio version)
*NEW- The Raven and Selected Short Stories by Edgar Allan Poe
*NEW- V is for Vampire by Lesley Thompson
*NEW- The Night Gardener by Jonathan Auxier
*NEW- Ghosts International: Troll and Other Stories by Sarah Walker
*NEW- Witches of Worm by Zilpha Keatley Snyder

invisible man


Young Adult
The Canterville Ghost by Oscar Wilde
Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
The Presence: A Ghost Story by Eve Bunting
The Dreamhouse Series by Robert Liparulo
Shiver (Book 1: The Wolves of Mercy Falls)
House of Dark Shadows (Book 1: The Dreamhouse King Series)
Crossing Over (Book 1: The Soulvine Moor Chronicles)
The House of the Dead Maids by Claire Dunkle
Deep and Dark and Dangerous by Mary Downing Hahn
*NEW- The Turn of the Screw by Henry James



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Enjoy these titles and many more! Happy listening :)


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