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Suggested Scary and Spooky Stories for First Grade


Ready for goosebumps and crazy creatures? Here's a collection of spooky stories featuring unexpected creatures and adventures. Books are suggested for First Grade readers and listeners, but remember that each child is different and might find something interesting at another level.

Fog Island by Tomi Ungerer

Finn and Cara live by the sea in Ireland.  When their daid makes a small curragh for them, he warns them to never go to Fog Island, a dark and dangerous place. But one day, while out in the boat, a fog envelopes the siblings and strong currents carry them to the island.

Learn what zombies look like, where they come from, what they eat, what zombies in other countries are like, and the best thing about being a zombie.

During a thunderstorm, the farm animals are frightened out of the barn by a monster, and only cow friends Minnie and Moo are brave enough to investigate.

Crazy Dave gives instructions on how to ward off a zombie attack using different plants.

A boy who is certain that his house is filled with monsters takes a karate class in order to vanquish them.