Haunted Canada 9: Scary True Stories | Scholastic Canada
Our Books


  • Commended, Best Books for Kids and Teens, Canadian Children's Book Centre, 2019

Haunted Canada 9: Scary True Stories Canadian Title

By Joel A Sutherland   Illustrated by Mark Savona   

Scholastic Canada Ltd | ISBN 9781443148955 Paperback
128 Pages | 5.88" x 8.98" | Ages 9 to 12

Scholastic Canada Ltd | ISBN 9781443157117 Ebook
128 Pages | Ages 9 to 12

They sat around an old table in the centre of the bedroom in complete darkness. Someone struck a match and lit a candle. As the medium called out to any spirits inhabiting the house, Ron heard footsteps slowly coming up the stairs...

These scary true stories from across Canada will have you sleeping with one eye open. A ruthless pirate haunts the shores of Prince Edward Island, forever protecting his hidden treasure. A phantom woman rocks a crying baby to sleep in Tofield, Alberta. Flashing lights send messages from beyond the grave in Port Hardy, British Columbia.... Prepare to be haunted!

From Joel A. Sutherland, winner of the Silver Birch and Hackmatack awards and the author of Summer's End and the Haunted series.

Raves & reviews:

Praise for the Haunted Canada series:

“This book delivers pretty well everything a ghost-story-loving child could ask for . . .” (Haunted Canada 5) — National Reading Campaign

“A great read for all ages and abilities and perfect for the Halloween season, Haunted Canada 6 is sure to fly off the shelves and enter into readers’ dreams (or nightmares!).” (Haunted Canada 6) — CM: Canadian Review of Materials

Haunted Canada 8 is a fun collection of stories that make great read-alouds, provides great hooks for reluctant readers, and, of course, is simply a great read for kids that love getting lost in the dark and being terrified.” (Haunted Canada 8) — CM: Canadian Review of Materials