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Children's Nonfiction Body, Mind & Spirit

Haunted Canada: The Second Terrifying Collection

by (author) Joel A. Sutherland

Scholastic Canada Ltd
Initial publish date
Sep 2019
Body, Mind & Spirit, Curiosities & Wonders, General
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Sep 2019
    List Price

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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7


A creepy collection that will keep you up at night!


Abandoned hospitals, haunted hotels, supernatural sea creatures . . . This collection of more than 100 creepy Canadian tales from across the country is guaranteed to make your blood run cold. Moody black-and-white illustrations and photographs appear throughout to add to the eerie feel.


With its first volume published in 2002, the Haunted Canada series is now an award-winning nine-book series with over 400,000 copies in print. Kids can't get enough of these spooky tales that allow them to learn about the eeriest corners of our country.


This collection includes books 4 to 6 of the series.

About the author

Joel A. Sutherland est bibliothécaire de référence le jour et se métamorphose en auteur d'histoires d'horreur la nuit. Il a écrit le roman Lieux hantés 5, Be a Writing Superstar!, et Frozen Blood, un roman d'horreur pour adultes. Joel vit à Courtice, en Ontario.


JOEL A. SUTHERLAND is the Silver Birch and Hackmatack Award-winning author of numerous Haunted Canada books and the Red Maple Award Honour Book Summer’s End. His middle-grade fiction series, Haunted, has been praised by Goosebumps author R.L. Stine. Joel lives with his family in southeastern Ontario where he works as a library manager and is always on the lookout for ghosts. Visit him online at

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

Editorial Reviews


Praise for Haunted Canada: The Second Terrifying Collection:

“[this book] . . . has an informal and conversational narrative style that will draw readers into the ghostly tales and give them the impression that a storyteller is speaking with them directly.” — CM: Canadian Review of Materials


Praise for Joel Sutherland:“Joel A. Sutherland is quickly becoming Canada's answer to R.L. Stine.” — Quill & Quire

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