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The Creature in the Fireplace

Scarlet Varlow (author) Marilisa Cotroneo (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532135279

Brothers Jason and Elliot aren't excited to move in to a new house with their dad after their parents' divorce. When a gremlin type creature starts wreaking havoc in the house, the boys get in trouble and no one believes them. The boys decide to set a trap to prove to everyone they weren't lying once and for all. They just have to learn how to work together. Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards. Calico is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.

Book 2: The Curse of Deadwood Hill

Lea Taddonio (author) Alessia Trunfio (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532130847

It's Makayla and Liam's first day at their new school. Makayla hears whispers that their house is cursed. The twins later learn that a girl their age disappeared from there just one year ago. Does the Magic 8 Ball have something to do with it? Most Likely! Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards. Spellbound is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.

Book 1: Welcome to Deadwood Hill

Lea Taddonio (author) Alessia Trunfio (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532130830

Makayla and Liam Park have just moved into Deadwood Hill. While the house is new to them, a witch lived on that exact spot centuries ago. Liam discovers a Magic 8 Ball in the attic that knows things it shouldn't. Is it helpful or haunted? Cannot predict now! Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards. Spellbound is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.

April Fiendish

Linda Joy Singleton (author) George Ermos (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532136917

Becky rescues her best friend Tara after hearing she's been locked in her room. But Becky quickly learns that sweet Tara turns into a fiend on April Fool's Day-and now her fiendish friend is after her. Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards. Spellbound is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.

Valenterror

Linda Joy Singleton (author) George Ermos (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532136948

Devin misses his substitute teacher and decides to create a wicked Valentine's Day card for her. But instead of scaring his teacher, the monstrous card turns on him. Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards. Spellbound is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.

Trick or Terror

Linda Joy Singleton (author) George Ermos (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532136931

Instead of finishing up his Halloween costume, Sean begrudgingly takes his sister to a pumpkin patch. But when he explores the Forbidden Patch, he finds a monstrous pumpkin looking for its next meal. Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards. Spellbound is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.

Spooky Spots

Brigitte Henry Cooper (author) Elena Napoli (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532132100

Ella has moved to the spooky town of Windy Hollow to live with her Great Aunt Raven. She is kept busy by a series of odd jobs arranged by her mysterious aunt. When Madame Pintuck enlists her help scrubbing soiled laundry Ella is less than enthused. Then a stubborn stain on a delicate dress resists Ella's efforts at removal. But the woman who arrives to collect does not seem to notice the flawed fabric! Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards. Spellbound is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.

Terrifying Tales

Brigitte Henry Cooper (author) Elena Napoli (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532132117

Ella has moved to the spooky town of Windy Hollow to live with her Great Aunt Raven. She is kept busy by a series of odd jobs arranged by her mysterious aunt. Alphabetizing the shelves at Simon's Book Store seems like a simple odd job. But then Ella meets a little girl who wants to tell Ella a story. But then she stumbles upon the surprise ending of the little girl's untold story! Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards. Spellbound is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.

Fright of July

Linda Joy Singleton (author) George Ermos (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532136924

Nick and Kim sneak off to an island on Gloom Lagoon to set off fireworks when their town's fourth of July celebration is canceled. But the fireworks explode into a ferocious beast. Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards. Spellbound is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.

Confront the Goat Man

Jan Fields (author) Scott Brundage (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532133961

Gabe Brown's brother Ben has his own show on the Internet called Discover Cryptids. Gabe and his friends Tyler and Sean help Ben hunt down these monsters and make sure the show goes on! For this episode, the Monster Hunters travel to Kentucky to investigate the Goat Man. They find that some of the locals dress as the Goat Man as a tourist attraction. But the team doesn't think that's the whole story! Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards. Calico is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.

Book 2: Weathering the Blizzard

Emma Bland Smith (author) Mirelle Ortega (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532135378

The McNallys run into an early snowstorm in Colorado. They stop at a lodge for the night and by morning, they are snowed in! While looking for a place to study Gavin and his sister, Chloe, accidentally go through a door into a dark hallway. And the door locks behind them! It's getting colder by the second. Will Gavin and Chloe have to weather the blizzard in the dark, frozen passage? Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards. Spellbound is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.

Sticks and Stones

Scarlet Varlow (author) Marilisa Cotroneo (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532135286

Shy, mostly friendless Kevin couldn't be more annoyed when his parents sign him up for Nature Crew in an attempt to help him become more sociable. One morning, mysterious stones show up at camp and the boys that take them begin acting strangely. Kevin has to make some unlikely friends to save his fellow campers from the stick bug monsters leaving the stones. Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards. Calico is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.

Book 3: I’m Squatching You

Lea Taddonio (author)Michelle Lamoreaux (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532132704

Cooper and Cruz Garcia are in the mountains at Camp Nowhere. They are following big footprints in search of their missing bunkmate. They hear more blood-curdling screams. It's cold and getting dark. But it's when they feel they are being watched that things get really interesting! Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards. Spellbound is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.

Book 2: Off on the Wrong Foot

Lea Taddonio (author)Michelle Lamoreaux (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532132698

Cooper and Cruz Garcia are making do at Camp Nowhere. But then one of their bunkmates goes missing! Cooper and Cruz investigate, and find a huge footprint outside their cabin. They can think of only one thing that leaves tracks like that! And What does that mean for their missing bunkmate. Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards. Spellbound is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.

Book 1: Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow

Lea Taddonio (author)Michelle Lamoreaux (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532132681

Cooper and Cruz Garcia are at Camp Nowhere for the summer. The camp is rundown and creepy. The boys hear blood-curdling screams coming from the mountains. The counselors say it's nothing. But the previous year, four campers disappeared! What's going on? Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards. Spellbound is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.

The Lost House

M.G. Higgins (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781645982036

No way will Tiggs and Jess be able to raise $700 for soccer camp. Time is running out. Tiggs may be replaced as keeper on her team, something she does not want to happen. At the last minute, the girls are asked to clean an old and possibly haunted house. The job will pay exactly what they need. But what they find inside may keep them trapped there forever.

Dracula

Bram Stoker (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781602911475

Dracula opens the door to the unknown. Do all superstitions have a basis in reality, or are they just folklore? Bram Stoker's Dracula is one of the most feared and most loved tales in literature. From Transylvania to London, the reader explores the dark side of mystery and intrigue riding on the coattails of Dracula's cape, changing from wolf to bat, and living on in the nighttime. Do vampires really exist? Read Dracula and decide for yourself.

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Robert Louis Stevenson (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781602918108

Henry Jekyll is a respected doctor-- a kindly man much loved by all. Why is he so protective of the vicious criminal, Edward Hyde? Jekyll's friends are stunned when the mystery is finally unraveled. They can scarcely believe that the man they had so admired had been living a double life!

Frankenstein

Mary Shelley (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781602918115

Victor Frankenstein was only trying to advance the cause of science. How could his experiment have produced such a terrible result? The creature's powers were superhuman. Was there any real chance that Victor could stop the monster before he murdered again?

The Walking Trees and Other Scary Stories

Roberta Simpson Brown (author)

Publisher: August House ISBN: 9780874831436

There are trees that walk, statues that accuse, and white-faced ticket-takers with gentle names like Dave that send people on very long journeys. These stories are short, creepy, and perfect for reading around a campfire when the sky is full of stars.

Close Encounters

C.M. Johnson (author)

Publisher: Full Tilt Press ISBN: 9781629207117

In this title from Full Tilt’s Origins series, students will examine legends surrounding alien encounters, from UFO sightings to crop circles. Urban Legends: Close Encounters guides readers as they explore timelines, stories, and fun facts.

Between Midnight and Morning

Patrick M. Mendoza (author)

Publisher: August House ISBN: 9780874836073

In the shadows lurking between midnight and morning, the imagination reigns. Real and imagined become simply words with shifting boundaries and slippery definitions.

Never To Be Told

Becky Citra (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781551435176

Asia has lived with elderly Ira and his wife Maddy on their farm for as long as she can remember. When Ira has a heart attack, Asia's world is turned upside down. Faced with the possibility of losing the only family she has ever known, Asia is frightened but fascinated by the appearance of a ghost that only she can see and hear.

The Shade

K.L. Denman (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781551439358

Safira doesn't believe in ghosts, but the girl in her cabin at camp was not a living person, so what was she? Her friend Trinity is convinced Safira's seen a ghost and sets out to discover who the ghost girl is. Safira is too busy dealing with her family to help solve the mystery. Safira has never gotten along with her sister, Mya, and now that Mya's pending marriage dominates the family, there seems to be no hope for friendship between them. But when Trinity discovers the death of a girl named Myra, Safira starts to wonder if the ghost-girl has an important message about her own sister.

The Gift

Jim Westcott (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781630780272

Zeke's parents have split up. His dad is hurt and angry when Zeke sides with his mother. But Zeke's emotions go on a crazy roller coaster ride when he's visited by a mysterious kid that only he can see ... until he finds out his grandpa can also see the ghost. Zeke's world is rocked in new ways when he finds out that he can see and talk to the dead.