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Suggested Scary and Spooky Stories for Second Grade


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

The boy of a thousand faces by Brian Selznick

Obsessed with horror films, ten-year-old Alonzo dreams of transforming himself into "The Boy of a Thousand Faces" and gets his wish in an unexpected way.

An alphabetical examination of creatures of popular legend presents well-known creatures such as mummies, werewolves, and zombies, as well as lesser-known monsters such as the Roc and the giant called Xing Tian.

A little boy walking through an ordinary forest encounters an extraordinary monster.

A boy who is afraid of the dark waits anxiously in bed for the strange creatures that visit him every night to descend from the ceiling, before discovering that even his parents' bed is not safe.

Lucy is sure there are wolves living in the walls of her house, although others in her family disagree.  When the wolves come out, the adventure begins.