Tweens are at an age where they are curious and eager to explore the world around them. Reading scary books can be a great way for them to satisfy their curiosity while also getting a thrill. If your tween loves to be spooked, then you’re in luck. Ghoul School has curated a list of some of the Scary Books For Tweens that are sure to send shivers down their spine.
“Goosebumps” by R.L. Stine
One of the most popular and iconic book series for tweens is “Goosebumps” by R.L. Stine. The series has over 60 books and follows different characters as they encounter supernatural and eerie situations. The books are perfect for tweens who want a scare, but not something that will keep them up all night.
“Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark” by Alvin Schwartz
“Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark” by Alvin Schwartz is a classic collection of short horror stories that have been terrifying tweens for decades. The book is filled with creepy illustrations and haunting tales that are perfect for reading around a campfire or during a sleepover. Just be prepared for your tween to ask for a nightlight.
“Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children” by Ransom Riggs
“Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children” by Ransom Riggs is a unique and haunting book that blends a supernatural storyline with real-life vintage photographs. The book follows a teenage boy named Jacob as he discovers a mysterious island and the peculiar children who live there. This book is perfect for tweens who love a good mystery and a dash of the supernatural.
Reading scary books can be a great way for tweens to explore their curiosity and get a thrill. The books on this list are sure to satisfy any tween’s craving for a spooky story. Whether they prefer classic horror stories or a more modern twist, there’s something on this list for everyone. So, grab a book, turn on a nightlight, and get ready to be spooked!