Your Ghostly Guide to Good Books
Most folks like a good ghost story, especially around Halloween. Looking for something new to give you the chills? These novels and graphic novels featuring ghosts are so good it's scary!
Beetle & the Hollowbones by Aliza Layne (ebook on Overdrive)
Desmond Cole, Ghost Patrol: Escape from the Roller Ghoster by Andrew Miedoso
Elizabeth Webster and the Court of Uncommon Pleas by William Lashner (audiobook on Hoopla)
The Forgotten Girl by India Hill Brown (ebook & audiobook on Overdrive, audiobook on Hoopla)
Ghost and Bone by Andrew Prentiss
Ghost Hog by Joey Weiser (ebook on Hoopla)
Ghost Hunter's Daughter by Dan Poblocki
The Ghost in Apartment 2R by Denis Markell
Ghost Squad by Claribel A. Ortega (ebook & audiobook on Overdrive, audiobook on Hoopla)
Ghoulia and the Ghost with No Name by Barbara Cantini (ebook & audiobook on Hoopla)
The Girl and the Ghost by Hanna Alkaf (ebook & audiobook on Overdrive)
The Haunting of Henry Davis by Kathryn Siebel
The Incredibly Dead Pets of Rex Dexter by Aaron Reynolds (ebook & audiobook on Overdrive)
The Kingdom of Wrenly: A Ghost in the Castle by Jordan Quinn
Paola Santiago and the River of Tears by Tehlor Kay Mejia (ebook & audiobook on Overdrive & ebook on Hoopla)
Sauerkraut by Kelly Jones (ebook & audiobook on Overdrive)
Séance Tea Party by Reimena Yee (ebook on Overdrive)
Story (Screen)Time: Just a Little Spooky
Welcome to the ninth week of the Fall 2020 storytime season! This week's theme is Just a Little Spooky. Access the official handout for additional activities and book recommendations. Supplies for this week's craft and hands-on activity are part of our Full Moon Fun-tivities pack. These packs will be available for pickup at the Kid Zone desk all week long! Remember, storytimes will post to our HPL Kids Facebook page at 10:30 a.m. on each of these days.
Off We Grow - Tuesday, October 27
Join Miss Lindsay, Mr Justin, and Miss Emma for fingerplays, a story about a brave singing cowboy, and an eye-moving mummy craft.
Featured book = Let's Sing a Lullaby with the Brave Cowboy by Jan Thomas
Stories in Motion - Wednesday, October 28
Join Miss Anna Beth and Miss Alyssa for a move-along story about a brave old lady and some Koo Koo-style monster moves.
Featured book = The Little Old Lady Who Not Afraid of Anything by Linda Williams (audiobook on Overdrive & Hoopla)
Featured song = Monster Moves by Koo Koo Kanga Roo (Celebrate This! album)
Curious University - Thursday, October 29
Join Miss Traci and Miss Katie Jane for spooky facts, a hiccuping skeleton story, and an engineering project involving cotton swab bones.
Featured book = Skeleton Hiccups by Margery Cuyler
Featured activity = https://www.myfrugalhalloween.com/Halloween-Q-Tip-Skeleton.html
RECOMMENDED TITLES ALSO AVAILABLE AS A DOWNLOADABLE
Are You Scared, Darth Vader? by Adam Rex (ebook on Hoopla)
The Big Book of Monsters by Hal Johnson (ebook on Hoopla)
Boo! Haiku by Deanna Caswell (ebook on Hoopla)
Frank Was a Monster Who Wanted to Dance by Keith Graves (ebook on Overdrive & Hoopla)
I Want to Eat Your Books by Karin Lefranc (ebook on Overdrive & Hoopla)
If Your Monster Won’t Go to Bed by Denise Vega (ebook on Overdrive)
Monster and Son by David LaRochelle (ebook on Hoopla)
Peanut Butter and Brains by Joe McGee (ebook on Hoopla)
Trick or Treat: A Happy Haunter’s Halloween by Debbie Leppanen (ebook on Overdrive)
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