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How Bewitching! 13 Best Books About Autumn and Halloween

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Halloween children's book, In a Dark Room ghost stories for kids

In a Dark, Dark Room and Other Scary Stories by Alvin Schwartz


Recommended age: 7 and up

If your child is ready to up the fear factor this Halloween season, reach for this classic "I Can Read Book." It's a compilation of creepy short stories, including "The Green Ribbon" and "In the Graveyard." While brave kindergarteners and first-graders might enjoy the quick and compelling tales, they might also get nightmares, so gage your child's sensitivity to scariness before grabbing this one.

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Next: The Halloween Tree by Ray Bradbury

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