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    Raina Telgemeier

    Paperback (GRAPHIX, Sept. 13, 2016)
    Catrina and her family are moving to the coast of Northern California because her little sister, Maya, is sick. Cat isn't happy about leaving her friends for Bahía de la Luna, but Maya has cystic fibrosis and will benefit from the cool, salty air that blows in from the sea. As the girls explore their new home, a neighbor lets them in on a secret: There are ghosts in Bahía de la Luna. Maya is determined to meet one, but Cat wants nothing to do with them. As the time of year when ghosts reunite with their loved ones approaches, Cat must figure out how to put aside her fears for her sister's sake -- and her own.Raina Telgemeier has masterfully created a moving and insightful story about the power of family and friendship, and how it gives us the courage to do what we never thought possible.
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    Scooby-Doo Comic Storybook #1: A Haunted Halloween

    Lee Howard, Alcadia SNC

    Paperback (Scholastic Inc., July 1, 2011)
    Zoinks! TV’s funniest dog goes comic!Zoinks! Someone in Banning Junction is burning creepy patterns in the cornfields. Seems like a ghost is out to ruin the annual Halloween party! Can Scooby and the gang solve the case and save the celebration?
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    Black Panther Little Golden Book

    Frank Berrios, Patrick Spaziante

    Hardcover (Golden Books, Jan. 2, 2018)
    Marvel's Black Panther springs to life in his first ever action-packed Little Golden Book!Meet Marvel's Black Panther! As an Avenger, this Super Hero uses his strength, speed, and unbreakable claws to pounce evil-doers! Boys and girls ages 2-5 will love this action-packed Little Golden Book as they learn about the Black Panther--from his Wakandan origins to his powers as well as his friends and foes.
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    The Graveyard Book Graphic Novel: Volume 2

    Neil Gaiman, P. Craig Russell

    Hardcover (HarperAlley, Oct. 7, 2014)
    The second volume of a glorious two-volume, four-color graphic novel adaptation of Neil Gaiman's #1 New York Times bestselling and Newbery and Carnegie Medal-winning novel The Graveyard Book, adapted by P. Craig Russell and illustrated by an extraordinary team of renowned artists.Inventive, chilling, and filled with wonder, Neil Gaiman's The Graveyard Book reaches new heights in this stunning adaptation. Artists Kevin Nowlan, P. Craig Russell, Galen Showman, Scott Hampton, and David Lafuente lend their own signature styles to create an imaginatively diverse and yet cohesive interpretation of Neil Gaiman's luminous novel.Volume Two includes chapter six to the end of the book.
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    The Graveyard Book Graphic Novel: Volume 1

    Neil Gaiman, P. Craig Russell

    Hardcover (HarperAlley, July 29, 2014)
    The first volume of a glorious two-volume, four-color graphic novel adaptation of Neil Gaiman's #1 New York Times bestselling and Newbery Medal-winning novel The Graveyard Book, adapted by P. Craig Russell and illustrated by an extraordinary team of renowned artists.Inventive, chilling, and filled with wonder, Neil Gaiman's The Graveyard Book reaches new heights in this stunning adaptation. Artists Kevin Nowlan, P. Craig Russell, Tony Harris, Scott Hampton, Galen Showman, Jill Thompson, and Stephen B. Scott lend their own signature styles to create an imaginatively diverse and yet cohesive interpretation of Neil Gaiman's luminous novel.Volume One contains Chapter One through the Interlude, while Volume Two includes Chapter Six to the end.
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    The Witch Boy

    Molly Knox Ostertag

    Paperback (Graphix, Oct. 31, 2017)
    In thirteen-year-old Aster's family, all the girls are raised to be witches, while boys grow up to be shapeshifters. Anyone who dares cross those lines is exiled. Unfortunately for Aster, he still hasn't shifted . . . and he's still fascinated by witchery, no matter how forbidden it might be.When a mysterious danger threatens the other boys, Aster knows he can help -- as a witch. It will take the encouragement of a new friend, the non-magical and non-conforming Charlie, to convince Aster to try practicing his skills. And it will require even more courage to save his family . . . and be truly himself.
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    Legend of the Star Runner: A Timmi Tobbson Adventure

    J. I. Wagner, Tracy Phua, Bradley Hall, Cindy Froehlich

    Hardcover (freshabooks, May 22, 2018)
    Ages 8-12 | Chapter Book | Short Attention Spans | 30+ Mysteries to Solve | Video Trailer BelowNote to parents: Please see parental guidance notice below.Following the clues concealed within a centuries-old family legacy, Timmi Tobbson and his friends hope to save a dear friend. But only twenty-four hours remain to unravel the legend of a long-lost pirate ship, buried somewhere deep beneath the city streets. Unbeknownst to them, their search awakens a mystical dark power, sworn to protect what is hidden on board the once famous Star Runner.Unravel 'solve-them-yourself picture mysteries' and uncover the Legend of the Star Runner!Mysteries to Solve The adventure is divided into 31 concise chapters, each of which ends with a puzzle to be solved by finding and interpreting visual clues concealed within a beautiful color illustration. Suited for explorers and sleuths young and old. Children under 8 years may need assistance in solving some of the puzzles. Grade level: 3rd and up.Beautiful Color IllustrationsLegend of the Star Runner gives readers the best of both worlds, merging the visual appeal of a graphic novel with text-based storytelling's power to spark imagination.Psst: This book contains a puzzle which is unrelated to the story and involves all thirty-one main illustrations. Parental Guidance:The hardcover edition of this book includes one instance of mild language and another instance, in which one character calls out the Lord's name in surprise, when a little white dog walks into the room. If this makes you feel uneasy, please choose the paperback edition or the e-book. Both instances have been removed in these, so that all paperback and digital editions sold by Amazon are free of potentially objectionable language. Guarantee: If you buy the paperback edition and Amazon should, for some unlikely reason, send you the unedited paperback version - please contact timmi(at)timmitobbson.com and we will exchange it for free.--- Shelve under:mystery books for kids 9-12 mystery books for kids 8-10adventure books for boysadventure books for girls chapter books for kids age 9-12chapter books for kids age 8-10graphic novels kidsbooks for intermediate readersbooks for reluctant readerssolve riddles, solve puzzles, solve mysteriescrack the case like a sleuth choose your own adventure books for kids 9-12choose your own adventure books for kids 8-10Especially for fans of:Adventures of the Black Hand GangGravity FallsGet a ClueCaptain UnderpantsA to Z MysteriesDog ManBoxcar ChildrenEncyclopedia BrownHardy BoysBallpark MysteriesSeek and Find / Hidden PicturesVideo Games Featuring ExplorationVideo Games Featuring Puzzle SolvingPoint and Click Adventure Games
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    Garfield's Halloween Adventure

    Jim Davis

    Paperback (Ballantine Books, Sept. 12, 1985)
    Garfield's Halloween AdventureHalloween is Garfield's favorite holiday -- you dress up ina costume and next thing you know it's candy, candy, candy! So, disguised as an Old Pirate Cap'n and his First Mate, Garfield and Odie hit the sidewalks of suburbia -- and find themselves in a real-life, very scary ghost story!
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    Super-Villain Ghost Scare!

    Liz Marsham

    Paperback (Scholastic Inc., July 31, 2018)
    The second entry in an all-new illustrated chapter book series, with three original stories, full-color art, and a fresh look!Throughout the DC Universe, strange crimes are being committed, and Batgirl(TM) and the Flash(TM) are on the case! From a break-in at the Central City museum to a high-speed jewelry heist, villains from the Flash's rogues gallery are teaming up to wreak havoc. But why? They'll have to enlist the help of Superman(TM) and Batman(TM) to find out!
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    Scary Godmother Comic Book Stories

    Jill Thompson

    Paperback (Dark Horse, July 5, 2011)
    Jill Thompson's award-winning children's series, Scary Godmother - widely known from the Cartoon Network animated feature - is back with more entertainment for readers of all ages in this complete comic-book collection! Join Scary Godmother and all her decidedly dreadful friends on the Fright Side as they bring their special touch of Halloween to otherwise-terrorless times for little Hannah Marie - Christmas, Valentine's Day, summer vacation, and more! This extensive collection will have Hannah planning thoughtful schemes to give the perfect holiday gifts; Ruby the vampire getting guidance in romance; Hannah and her mischievous cousin Jimmy encountering monsters at summer camp; and Scary Godmother dealing with someone from her past! Plus, favorite character Harry the werewolf stars in a story all his own! Also included is the Scary Godmother Activity Book, filled with tons of spooky fun, and a full-color sketchbook section featuring more of Jill's Scary Godmother goodies!
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    Coraline: The Graphic Novel

    Neil Gaiman, P. Craig Russell

    Paperback (HarperAlley, May 5, 2009)
    Neil Gaiman's enchanting, nationally bestselling children's book Coraline is brought to new life by acclaimed artist P. Craig Russell in this gorgeously illustrated graphic novel adaptation.When Coraline steps through a door to find another house strangely similar to her own (only better), things seem marvelous.But there's another mother there, and another father, and they want her to stay and be their little girl. They want to change her and never let her go.Coraline will have to fight with all her wit and courage if she is to save herself and return to her ordinary life.
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    Moore Zombies: Gimme Noodle!

    Wendy Knuth, Brian Allen

    Paperback (CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, July 30, 2015)
    Baby Zom is hungry! When the Moore zombies go see their Mombie about dinner plans, she suggests they take the Moorevette out for some noodle. Broheimer, Gothina and Kamper drive their little sister out for an adventure through the countryside. The kids have to make a quick stop along the way, where they are seen by humans. Baby Zom is afraid, but her siblings know just what to do. Grab a bottle of ketchup and see what ends up on the dinner table!!
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    Trapped by the Green Goblin!

    Frank Berrios, Andrea Cagol, Francesco Legramandi

    Hardcover (Golden Books, May 3, 2016)
    Only the Amazing Spider-Man can stop the sinister Green Goblin when the villain concocts a dangerous trap to test the wall-crawler's most amazing abilities! Boys and girls ages 2 to 5 will love the web-slinging action in this Little Golden Book that features one of the most popular Marvel Super Heroes of all time.
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    My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic Volume 16

    Ted Anderson, Jeremy Whitley, Toni Kuusisto, Andy Price, Agnes Garbowska

    Paperback (IDW Publishing, April 2, 2019)
    Join Twilight Sparkle, Pinkie Pie, Rarity, Applejack, Rainbow Dash, and Fluttershy to learn more about the ponies that make life in Equestria charming and amazing!Things are getting a little crazier than normal in Ponyville! Pinkie Pie gains extraordinary powers after eating a magic apple, but will she use her new powers for good, or for fun? Meanwhile, the entire town is getting into the spooky spirit for Nightmare Nights! Then, Rainbow Dash decides the elderly ponies of the retirement village could use some more excitement in their lives. So she invents EXTREME BINGO! What could go wrong?Collects issues #69-73 of the My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic series by writers Paul Allor, Jeremy Whitley, Ted Anderson, and Thom Zahler with artists Toni Kuusisto, Andy Price, and Agnes Garbowska.
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    Archie's Haunted House

    George Gladir, Fernando Ruiz

    Paperback (Archie Comics, Aug. 18, 2010)
    Just in time for Halloween comes a collection of the spookiest Archie tales ever! Included is the epic 'House of Riverdale' saga by Batton Lash of the Archie: Freshman Year series. Archie and the gang try to save the historic Riverdale House from being torn down and end up in a face-off against the house's evil entity! Plus, special guest appearances by Sabrina the Teenage Witch and many other creepy-kooky tales guaranteed to scare you silly!
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    Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas Cinestory Comic


    Hardcover (Joe Books LTD, Sept. 26, 2017)
    "Here comes Halloween!"Collectors and fans of Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas will love the deluxe cinestory comic companion to the movie, which celebrates the charm, heart, and spooky fun of the classic stop-motion film.