Summary: With the help of his stepmother, his dog Zipper, and new friend Malik, Zack Jennings faces ghosts and zombies at his new middle school, which is said to house a lost Confederate treasure. 326 p., Random House.
Summary: Best friends Lena and Abby love searching through thrift stores for lost treasures. When they find an old Polaroid camera, they can’t wait to try it out. But the photos that develop are troubling — things that weren’t really there appear in the pictures. 176 p., Scholastic.
Summary: During rehearsals for a play based on his stepmother’s bestselling children’s books, eleven-year-old Zack discovers that the director is planning to raise a horde of evil specters from the dead by offering up a human sacrifice. 322 p., Random House.
Summary: When thirteen-year-old Logan and his family move into a run-down old house in rural Virginia, he discovers that a woman was murdered there and becomes involved with his neighbor Arthur in a dangerous investigation to try to uncover the killer. 182 p., Clarion Books.