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Halloween is a yearly celebration observed in a number of countries on October 31, the eve of the western Christian feast of All Hallows' Day. According to many scholars, All Hallows' Eve is a Christianized feast initially influenced by Celtic festivals, with possible pagan roots, particularly the Gaelic Samhain.  Other scholars maintain that it originated independently of Samhain and has solely Christian roots.

Typical festive Halloween activities include trick-or-treating, attending costume parties, decorating, carving pumpkins into jack-o'-lanterns, lighting bonfires, apple bobbing, visiting haunted house attractions, playing pranks, telling scary stories, and watching horror films.

Information above from Wikipedia, 10/14/14

 

Halloween children's books at the library include:

Queen of Halloween by Mary Engelbrett

Bats at the Library by Brian Lies

If You're a Monster and You Know it by Rebecca and Ed Emberley

Old Witch and the Polka Dot Ribbon by Wende and Harry Devlin

A Very Brave Witch by Alison McGhee

The Bumpy Little Pumpkin by Margery Cuyler

Ghosthunters and the Incredibly Revolting Ghost by Cornelia Funke

13 Scary Ghost Stories edited by Marianne Carus

Witches and Witchcraft by Adrienne Jack

Halloween by Cass R. Sandak

 

   

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