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In the late 70's my elementary school library had, as best I can recall, a series of smallish, library-bound books that were a series of spooky stories for kids. They were quite eerie and had black and white illustrations that were similar to the kind in Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, but this was well before that book was published. It is also not Horror Tales ed. Elwood. In terms of the date they seemed pretty new circa 1978-79.

The one story I remember was about a girl who was friends with another girl who happened to be a ghost.

  • Possibly the Armada Ghost books? – Moriarty Feb 27 at 4:11
  • Or the Fontana Books of Great Ghost Stories? A new edition of those and the Armada Ghost Books came out once a year, starting in the 60s and continuing into the 80s. Your library could easily have had them. Mine did! – Moriarty Feb 27 at 21:21

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