The Night Gardener, by Jonathan Auxier

Night GardenerSummary:  Irish orphans Molly, fourteen, and Kip, ten, travel to England to work as servants in a crumbling manor house where nothing is quite what it seems to be, and soon the siblings are confronted by a mysterious stranger and secrets of the cursed house.

Amulet

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Ghosts of Tupelo Landing, by Sheila Turnage

Ghosts of Tupelo LandingSummary:  When Miss Lana accidentally buys a haunted inn at the Tupelo Landing town auction, Desperado Detectives–aka Mo LoBeau and her best friend Dale–opens up a paranormal division to solve the ghost’s identity before the town’s big 250th anniversary bash.

Katherine Tegen

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The Year of Shadows, by Claire Legrand

Year of shadowsSummary:  Forced to move into a haunted concert hall with her distant father, “The Maestro,” and aging grandmother, Nonna, twelve-year-old Olivia and classmate Henry try to lay to rest ghosts tied to the Hall’s past before time and money run out.

Simon and Schuster

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far far away, by Tom McNeal

far far awaySummary:  When Jeremy Johnson Johnson’s strange ability to speak to the ghost of Jacob Grimm draws the interest of his classmate Ginger Boltinghouse, the two find themselves at the center of a series of disappearances in their hometown.

Alfred A. Knopf

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Ghost in the Glass House, by Carey Wallace

Ghost in the Glass HouseSummary: In a seaside New England town in the 1920s, twelve-year-old Clare finds refuge from the cruelty of her society friends in a mysterious glass house inhabited by Jack, a charming and playful ghost who cannot remember his real name or how he died.

Clarion

Hollywood Dead Ahead, by Kate Klise

Hollywood Dead Ahead43 Old Cemetery Road series
Summary:  When film producer Moe Block Busters offers to make their book into a movie, Iggy, Olive, and Seymour head to Hollywood where Olive, furious at being written out of the script, enlists the help of a famed femme fatale to scare the despicable director half to death.

Harcourt

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Doll Bones, by Holly Black

Doll BonesSummary:  Zach, Alice, and Poppy, friends from a Pennsylvania middle school who have long enjoyed acting out imaginary adventures with dolls and action figures, embark on a real-life quest to Ohio to bury a doll made from the ashes of a dead girl.

Margaret K. McElderry Books

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Dead Man’s Hand, by Eddie Jones

Summary:  When fourteen-year-old Nick Caden vacations at Deadwood Canyon Ghost Town, he finds himself in the middle of a mystery involving ghosts of infamous dead outlaws, disappearing dead bodies, and murders.

Zondervan

ParaNorman, by Elizabeth Cody Kimmel

Summary:  In a quaint New England town with a history of witches and pilgrims, misunderstood Norman Babcock can see and talk to ghosts. No one believes him, of course-everyone just thinks he’s weird. This young ghoul whisperer finds his paranormal talents pushed to their otherworldly limits in this hilarious and spooky adventure!

Little, Brown

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Small Medium at Large, by Joanne Levy

Summary:  After she’s hit by lightning at a wedding, twelve-year-old Lilah develops a new talent: she can hear dead people. Among them, there’s her Bubby Dora; a prissy fashion designer; and an approval-seeking clown who livens up a séance. With Bubby Dora leading the way, these and other sweetly imperfect ghosts haunt Lilah through seventh grade, and help her face her one big fear: talking to-and possibly going to the seventh-grade dance with-her crush, Andrew Finkel.

Bloomsbury

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Legend of the Ghost Dog, by Elizabeth Kimmel

Summary:  A thrilling mystery set against a stark landscape and the inspiration of Nome’s real-life dog hero, Balto.  Twelve-year-old Tee has just moved to Nome, Alaska, with her writer father and sullen little brother, Jack.  On a walk near their new house, Henry spots something that has him seriously spooked. Tee sees a mysterious shadow, and it seems to be following them.

Scholastic

Whisper, by Alyson Noel

Summary: Riley might really have bitten off more than she’s ready for. After practically begging the Council for a more challenging Soul Catch, she is assigned an actual Roman gladiator, Theocoles, the Pillar of Doom. To get through to him, she is transformed into the beautiful and mature teen she’s always wanted to be. With a dream this enchanting, will she ever want to leave?

Square Fish

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Zero to Hero, by Henry Winkler

Ghost Buddy series

Summary: Billy Broccoli is new to the neighborhood, and wants cool friends and a spot on the baseball team more than anything. But the one thing he never wanted is his own personal ghost. So imagine his surprise when he ends up sharing a room with Hoover Porterhouse, a funny ghost with a whole lot of attitude. When an obnoxious school bully sets out to demolish Billy, the Hoove comes up with a plan for revenge.

Scholastic

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The Death of Yorik Mortwell, by Stephen Messer

Summary:  Following his death at the hands of fellow twelve-year-old, Lord Thomas, Yorik returns as a ghost to protect his sister from a similar fate but soon learns of ancient magical beings, both good and evil, who are vying for power at the Estate.

Random House

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Liesl and Po, by Lauren Oliver

Summary: A mix-up involving the greatest magic in the world has tremendous consequences for Liesl, an orphan who has been locked in an attic, Will, an alchemist’s runaway apprentice, and Po, a ghost, as they are pursued by friend and foe while making an important journey.

HarperCollins

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