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Suggested Scary and Spooky Stories for Third Grade

Ready to hide under the covers to avoid the bumps and spooks outside your window? Here's a collection of spine-tingling stories. Books are suggested for Third Grade, but remember that each reader is different and might find something interesting at another level.

Lunch walks among us by James K. Benton

Franny K. Stein is a mad scientist who prefers all things spooky and creepy, but when she has trouble making friends at her new school she experiments with fitting in...which works until a monster erupts from the trashcan.

A poor tailor is ordered by the Grand Duke to make a pair of trousers, but he has to make them in a graveyard where a spooky monster lives.

Monster blood by R. L. Stine

Evan begins to fear he has unleashed disaster when a dusty can of monster blood he bought at an old toy store starts to grow and acquire an appetite.

Scary School by Derek Taylor Kent

Charles Nukid struggles to adjust to the bizarre and scary teachers and students at the Scary School, including an 850-year-old vampire, Dr. Dragonbreath, Frankenstein's monster, and other surprising residents.

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