20 of the Best Halloween Books for Classroom Shelves

  1. “Room on the Broom” by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler
  2. The Hallo-wiener” by Dav Pilkey
  3. “The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything” by Linda Williams
  4. “Big Pumpkin” by Erica Silverman
  5. “The Berenstain Bears and the Spooky Old Tree” by Stan and Jan Berenstain
  6. Creepy Carrots!” by Aaron Reynolds and Peter Brown
  7. The Legend of Spookley the Square Pumpkin” by Joe Troiano and Susan Banta 
  8. The Witches” by Roald Dahl
  9. “Scary, Scary Halloween” by Eve Bunting and Jan Brett
  10. “Ghosts in the House!” by Kazuno Kohara
  11. “Skeleton Hiccups” by Margery Cuyler and S.D. Schindler
  12. “Ten Timid Ghosts” by Jennifer O’Connell
  13. “The Hallo-Wiener Dog” by Morgan Moffatt and Mark Beuhner
  14. “Tales of Fourth Grade Nothing” by Judy Blume
  15. “Oliver and Amanda’s Halloween” by Jean Van Leeuwen and Ann Schweninger
  16. “The Widow’s Broom” by Chris Van Allsburg
  17. “Inside a House That Is Haunted” by Alyssa Capucilli and Ted Rand
  18. “The Little Shop of Monsters” by R.L. Stine and Marc Brown 
  19. “In the Haunted House” by Eve Bunting and Susan Meddaugh
  20. “The Pumpkin Book” by Gail Gibbons

These books offer a range of Halloween-themed stories that can engage and entertain students in the classroom. From picture books to chapter books, there’s something for every age group. Happy reading!