If you’re looking for some spooky stories for this Halloween season, look no further than the 2020 Newbery Honor recipient, Scary Stories for Young Foxes by Christian McKay Heidicker. A collection of eight scary stories told by an older fox that have been called “dark and skillfully distressing”. But the interconnected stories are also a thrilling look at survival in the life of a fox and a wonderful tale of friendship. The stories follow Mia and Uly, two foxes separated from their litters, as they face harrowing adventures in search of a den to call home. So if you dare to be scared and want to read something from the horror genre, try these spooky tales!
(Recommended for ages 9-14)