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Supernatural/Horror Fiction for Junior High Teens

These titles are located throughout the library; please find the location in the catalog by clicking on the title.

Almond, David – Clay (247 pages) – The developing relationship between teenager Davie and a mysterious new boy in town morphs into something darker and more sinister when Davie learns firsthand of the boy’s supernatural powers.

Anderson, M.T. – The Game of Sunken Places (260 pages) – When two boys stay with an eccentric relative at his mansion in rural Vermont, they discover an old-fashioned board game that draws them into a mysterious adventure.

Bruchac, Joseph – The Dark Pond (142 pages) – After he feels a mysterious pull drawing him toward a dark, shadowy pond in the woods, Armie looks to old Native American tales for guidance about the dangerous monster lurking in the water.

Cabot, Meg – Shadowland (245 pages) – The first book in the Mediator series, sixteen-year-old Susannah helps wayward spirits move onto the next world—and faces evil specters—with the help of a guiding priest and a handsome hunk. Now she must deal with an angry girl ghost hanging out at her new high school.

Cary, Kate – Bloodline (324 pages) – In this story told primarily through journal entries, a British soldier in World War I makes the horrifying discovery that his regiment commander is descended from Count Dracula.

Chandler, Elizabeth – Legacy of Lies (182 pages) - Visiting her grandmother for the first time, Megan finds herself recognizing places and people she has never met before, and begins to suspect that she may be the reincarnation of her grandmother's sister who died as a teenager.

Holm, Jennifer – The Creek (288 pages) – Around the time of her thirteenth birthday, Penny’s suburban Philadelphia neighborhood is terrorized by a psychopath and everyone is sure that the young man just out of a juvenile home is responsible.

Horowitz, Anthony – Raven’s Gate (254 pages) - Sent to live in a foster home in a remote Yorkshire village, Matt, a troubled fourteen-year-old English boy, uncovers an evil plot involving witchcraft and the site of an ancient stone circle.

Huntington, Geoffrey – Sorcerers of the Nightwing (279 pages) – Unaware of his sorcerer heritage and unable to explain his supernatural powers, fourteen-year-old Devon March is sent to live at Ravenscliff, where he must single-handedly fight off the evil forces of the Hellhole.

Klause, Annette Curtis – The Silver Kiss (168 pages) – A mysterious teenage boy harboring a dark secret helps Zoèe come to terms with her mother's terminal illness.

Morton-Shaw, Christine – The Riddles of Epsilon (375 pages) –After moving with her parents to a remote Englishe island, fourteen-year-old Jess attempts to dispel an ancient curse by solving a series of riddles, aided by Epsilon, a supernatural being.

Rees, Douglas – Vampire High (226 pages) – When his family moves from California to New Sodom, Massachusetts and Cody enters Vlad Dracul Magnet School, many things seem strange, from the dark-haired, pale-skinned, supernaturally strong students to Charon, the wolf who guides him around campus on the first day.

Richardson, E.E. – Devil’s Footsteps (184 pages) – After the disappearance of his brother Adam, fifteen-year-old Bryan faces a shadowy, centuries-old evil presence known as the Dark Man that, taking the form of its victims’ worst fears, stalks the town’s children.

Sedgwick, Marcus – The Book of Dead Days (273 pages) –With the help of his servant and an orphan girl, a magician named Valerian searches a graveyard, churches, and underground waterways for a book he hopes wills save him from a pact he made with evil.

Shan, Darren – Cirque du Freak (266 pages) – In this first book in the Cirque du Freakseries, two boys who are best friends visit an illegal freak show, where an encounter with a vampire and a deadly spider forces them to make life-changing choices.

Shusterman, Neal – Dread Locks (164 pages) –Accustomed to a carefree existence, fifteen-year-old Parker Baer meets the girl next door and finds his life taking a menacing turn as he begins to absorb some of her terrible powers.

Westerfeld, Scott – The Secret Hour (297 pages) – Upon moving to Bixby, Oklahoma, fifteen-year-old Jessica Day learns that she is one of a group of people who have special abilities that help them fight ancient creatures living in an hour hidden at midnight, creatures that seem determined to destroy Jess.

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