During this pandemic, my kids have been reading so much more to pass the time. My Tween loves books and always reaches for a graphic novel during quiet time. It’s so interesting, comics and graphic novels have really evolved over time. These days graphic novels aren’t only stories of superheroes saving the world. They are filled with rich stories with relatable characters and family situations. Some graphic novels cover history like the life Alexander Hamilton, while others tackle social issues like bullying and fitting in. In this list you will find the best spooky graphic novels for tweens perfect for Halloween!
These graphic novels transport kids to worlds with just a hint of spookiness to embrace the Halloween season. The list includes classics like Coraline and newer franchises like Stranger Things. Also included in this spooky graphic novels for tweens list is wonderful ghost story about formerly conjoined twins (The Phantom Twin) and two friends exploring a mystery at a ranch (Surfside Girls).
Sheets illustrates the determination of a young girl to fight, even when all parts of her world seem to be conspiring against her. It proves that second chances are possible whether life feels over or life is over. But above all, it is a story of the forgiveness and unlikely friendship that can only transpire inside a haunted laundromat.
After a chance encounter with a deadly creature stalking the school halls, these three unsuspecting students are whisked away to a horrifying realm beyond the school boiler room where they must unravel a terrifying mystery. Can they save the kids they find there and escape themselves, or will they be forever trapped Just Beyond?
When Coraline steps through a door in her family's new house, she finds another house, strangely similar to her own (only better). At first, things seem marvelous. The food is better than at home, and the toy box is filled with fluttering wind-up angels and dinosaur skulls that crawl and rattle their teeth.