24+ Awesome Halloween Books for Elementary Classrooms

I absolutely love the fall season... I love pumpkin-spice ANYTHING, and I also Halloween books to amp up student engagement in my classroom. 

Check out some of my favorites by scrolling down the page!

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24 of My Favorite Halloween Books for Elementary Classrooms πŸŽƒ πŸ‘‡

How to Catch a Monster 

Room on a Broom 

Snowmen at Halloween 

Rosco the Rascal Visits the Pumpkin Patch

Laugh Out Loud Spooky Jokes 

The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid Of Anything

That Monster on the Block 

The Bunnicula Collection

Creepy Carrots 

Creepy Pair of Underwear

The Witches

What Was I Scared Of?

Flashlight Night 

Bone Soup

Splat the Cat and the Pumpkin-Picking Plan

The Pomegranate Witch

The 13 Nights of Halloween

There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Bat!

Little Blue Truck's Halloween

Ten Timid Ghosts

Weird But True

At the Old Haunted House

Scary Stories for Kids

Lilac Scully and the Haunted House


Stellaluna Plush Bat!

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Your students are going to LOVE my 3-D, Glow-in-the-Dark Haunted House Literacy Centers as much as mine did!

Use these centers with any picture books in 1st - 2nd grade, or with a novel study in 3rd - 5th grade. If you're looking for a fun and creative way to put the art into language arts this Halloween, scoop up your copy now!


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I hope you have a wonderful Halloween with your students!

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