Sunday, October 30, 2011

A Cornucopia of Books for Halloween!

Check Out These Recommended Reads for a Trick-or-Treat Story Time Surprise!

In The New York Times, check out the Bookshelf: Boo! list compiled by Pamela Paul, which includes selections for ages 3 to 9.

In The Horn Book, check out the Halloween Reading list compiled by Katie Bircher, which lists picture books, younger fiction, intermediate fiction, and older fiction.

On Reading Rockets, check out Ten Books for Halloween and Fall Harvest of Books

On, check out books for middle grade readers and teens in the Dragons and Myths & Folktales lists.  

On the NCBLA Parent & Guardian Handbook, check out the extensive, annotated list of books in the article "Discovering Fantasy Beyond Harry Potter."

And parents, homeschoolers, and teachers, be sure to review the Celebrate Halloween pages on, which explain the history of this holiday and provides related Halloween activities for home and classroom!