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* ''Thor's Wedding Day'' (2005)

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* ''Thor's Wedding Day'' (2005)(2005)[[note]]Novel-length retelling of the myth of Thor and Thrym, the giant who stole Thor's hammer and wanted to marry the goddess Freya.[[/note]]


* CreatorThumbprint: Quite a few works involve miniaturized individuals. Aside from the ''Rod Allbright Alien Adventures'' series with its two-inch aliens and ''The Monsters of Morley Manor'' with its five inch title characters, characters are shrunk to two inches in an installment of the ''I Was A Sixth Grade Alien'' series.

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Quite a few works involve miniaturized individuals. Aside from the ''Rod Allbright Alien Adventures'' series with its two-inch aliens and ''The Monsters of Morley Manor'' with its five inch title characters, characters are shrunk to two inches in an installment of the ''I Was A Sixth Grade Alien'' series.
** Coville's hometown of Syracuse, New York is a recurring setting in his works, including ''Literature/NinaTanleven'', ''Literature/IWasASixthGradeAlien'' and ''Literature/MonsterOfTheYear'', and [[Literature/RodAlbrightAlienAdventures Rod Allbright]]'s hometown is based on it (book 4 mentions that Rod and Coville "live in the same area".


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[[folder: I Was A Sixth Grade Alien]]

* MarsWantsChocolate: The aliens visiting Earth want to find a reason to establish friendly relations with us, but we don't have anything they actually particularly want. Until, that is, they discover peanut butter. Not because it's so delicious, but because it [[LovePotion supercharges their romantic and sexual drives]].
* ThePrankster: Beebo Frimbat, an imp from another planet who's featured in books 9 and 11.
* SawStarWarsTwentySevenTimes: Protagonist Tim Tompkins mentions in the first book that he's been waiting for aliens to contact Earth since the first time he saw ''Film/CloseEncountersOfTheThirdKind'', and that he's seen it 47 times by that point.
* SquareCubeLaw: In one book the characters are shrunk to about seven inches and quickly discover that this has not affected their strength or mass; after trying to get off a desk they attempt jumping down onto a open drawer and snap right through it.
* StayWithTheAliens: Linnsy Vanderhof chooses not to return to Earth after undergoing MentalFusion with an alien symbiont, deciding instead to travel the galaxy.

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* ''Bruce Coville's Book of Fear'' (2012; e-book only release)[[labelnote:Contents]]''There's Nothing Under the Bed'', ''The Japanese Mirror'', ''The Thing in Auntie Alma's Pond'', ''Herbert Hutchison in the Underworld'', ''The Language of Blood'', ''The Mask of Eamonn Tiyado''. [[/labelnote]]

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* ''Bruce Coville's Book of Fear'' (2012; e-book only release)[[labelnote:Contents]]''There's Nothing Under the Bed'', ''The Japanese Mirror'', ''The Thing in Auntie Alma's Pond'', ''Herbert Hutchison in the Underworld'', ''The Language of Blood'', ''The Mask of Eamonn Tiyado''. All stories were previously collected in the ''Oddities'' series.[[/labelnote]]


!!''Camp Haunted Hills''

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!!''Camp Haunted Hills''!!''Literature/CampHauntedHills''



* ''Literature/CampHauntedHills''



[[folder: Camp Haunted Hills]]

* AscendToAHigherPlaneOfExistence: [[spoiler:At the end of book 3, after his experiences in the alternate timeline where he lived longer and didn't like how he turned out, Robert disappears into the afterlife after saying goodbye to Stuart and telling him to "Be very careful you don't grow up to be a jerk."]]
* BigfootSasquatchAndYeti: The focus of ''Cry of the Sasquatch'', the film the characters are making in the first book. And then it turns out they're ''real'', and have been living near the camp for some time.
* TheBully: Lucius Colton in the first two books. Flash Milligan, the camp lighting specialist in all three books, is a grown-up version who's even worse.
* EmbarrassingNickname: In book 3, Winston's is "Winnie the Wimp".
* FriendlyGhost: Robert, most of the time. However, he's also shown a vengeful side against jerks and crooks.
* IntergenerationalFriendship: Stuart with the camp's special effects teacher Harry Housen, and Brenda with the camp's makeup specialist Aurora Jackson.
* InvisibleToNormals:
** Ghosts, unless they ''want'' you to see them.
** Time vortexes, unless you've been pulled through one recently (which doesn't usually work on mortals)... and to top it off, as long as you can see them, you can go through them. Once you stop seeing them, you're no longer affected.
* ItOnlyWorksOnce: Invoked in ''Some of My Best Friends Are Monsters''. Lucius Colton, who's already transformed once thanks to the Jekyll Juice, is in the room when everyone else unwittingly drinks it ''en masse'', but avoids drinking it himself. He informs Stuart that after everyone turns back, he'll lie and tell them he was immune to the effects because of this trope.
* MamaBear: Or rather, Mama ''Bigfoot'', who is willing to fight in defense of a perceived young Bigfoot whom she thinks has been kidnapped by humans. She's heartbroken when she discovers it's really Stuart in costume.
* MeaningfulRename: The camp itself, which went from the nonsensical "Camp Haw N'ed Hee Las" to Camp Haunted Hills after former counselor Robert Campbell started hanging around as a ghost.
* MultitaskedConversation: ''How I Survived My Summer Vacation'' introduces the rather puckish Robert Campbell, a ghost whom only Stuart (or anyone else Robert chooses) can see; this makes conversation difficult when the two are around anyone else, but Stuart manages to figure out how to pull these off at least some of the time. Robert in turn actually congratulates Stuart on being able to do this the first time he does so.
* NoCelebritiesWereHarmed: The series features famous director Gregory Stevens (who founded the camp in its current form), who is essentially a combination of George Lucas and Stephen Spielberg. His films include the ''Battle For the Galaxy'' trilogy (a reference to ''Star Wars''), ''White Death'' (referencing ''Jaws''), ''Temple of the Golden Arches'', and ''Boogeymen'' (which was said to be making money so fast that the government would have to open a new printing plant to make enough dollars to pay his earnings).
* NoodleIncident: Exactly how Robert died, which Stuart wonders about but Robert refuses to answer the one time he asks. The closest we get to an answer is early in book 2, when Harry states that "A man's got to do what a man's got to do", which Robert says disgustedly "is the kind of thinking that got me turned into a ghost", and a comment late in book 3 when he experiences an alternate timeline in which he's still alive while still remembering being fatally shot in the original timeline.
* PlaygroundSong: ''99 Bottles of Beer on the Wall'' is mentioned as being sung during the bus trip in ''The Dinosaur That Followed Me Home'', until one camper overhears a nickname for one of the new kids and switches to a song based on that instead.
* PutOnABus: Lucius Colton, one of the campers from the first two books, doesn't return for Stuart's second year.
* SawStarWarsTwentySevenTimes: In ''How I Survived My Summer Vacation'', Stuart Glassman admits to having seen ''Battle For the Galaxy'' fifteen times the first week it was open.
* ShapedLikeItself: Used as an insult in ''The Dinosaur That Followed Me Home'', where Flash Milligan demands to know if Stuart is trying to make a fool out of him. Robert, unheard by Flash, says that "That would be like making a duck out of a duck."
* {{Slurpasaur}}: In-universe in the ''Camp Haunted Hills'' trilogy, set at a camp where the attendees learn how to make movies. Harry Housen (ironically, named for [[Creator/RayHarryhausen an effects artist who specialized in averting this trope]]), who teaches special effects, specializes in holographic projection and is always painting his pet iguana Myron different colors, or pasting wings, fins or other things on the lizard, even figuring out how to make smoke come out of Myron's nostrils at one point, and then uses the altered iguana as a model for said holograms. Fortunately, the lizard is very patient about all this. The resulting holograms are more effective than one would think -- they terrify both humans and, in the finale, a family of Bigfoot holding the heroes captive.
* SpeaksFluentAnimal: Ghosts, such as Robert - he's shown talking to lizards and dinosaurs.
* TimeSkip: Between books 2 and 3. Book 2 ends late in Stuart's first year at Camp Haunted Hills, while book 3 picks up right before he goes back for his second year.
* UnfortunateNames: Brenda's cousin is named Winston de Pew. Stuart's immediate thought is to say "Sorry about your name", but he resists.

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Bruce Farrington Coville (born May 16, 1950) is an American author of the baby boomer generation known for his YoungAdult and ChildrensLiterature. He tends to write in the SpeculativeFiction genre, occasionally dipping into horror, although generally of the [[DefangedHorrors kid-friendly variety]].

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Bruce Farrington Coville (born May 16, 1950) is an American author of the baby boomer generation known for his YoungAdult YoungAdult, [[MiddleGradeLiterature Middle Grade]], and ChildrensLiterature. He tends to write in the SpeculativeFiction genre, occasionally dipping into horror, although generally of the [[DefangedHorrors kid-friendly variety]].


* ''Aliens Ate My Homework'' (1993)

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* ''Aliens Ate My Homework'' ''Literature/AliensAteMyHomework'' (1993)



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* NeutralityBacklash: Attempted in ''With His Head Tucked Underneath His Arm''. When Brion's kingdom pulls out of the Forever War and starts minding their own business, the other fourteen kingdoms send armies to invade. Brion calls up an army of his fellow dead to point out what the continuing war will lead to, leading to the other armies leaving them in peace.


* ''Space Station Ice-3'' (1987 as ''Murder in Orbit''; reissued in 1996)[[note]]Originally part of the ''Omni Odysseys'' series, a package series of three unrelated science fiction stories.[[/note]]

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* ''Space Station Ice-3'' (1987 as ''Murder in Orbit''; reissued in 1996)[[note]]Originally part of the second in the ''Omni Odysseys'' series, a package series of three unrelated science fiction stories.stories - the other two were ''Astro Pilots'' (1987), by Laura J. Mixon; and ''Skyborn'' (1988), by Marcia H. Kruchten.[[/note]]



* ''Fortune's Journey'' (1994) - historical fiction.

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* ''Fortune's Journey'' (1994) - a historical fiction.fiction story, set in 1853.



* ''Sarah and the Dragon'' (1987)

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* ''Sarah and the Dragon'' (1987)(1987) (sequel to ''Sarah's Unicorn'')






* ''Bruce Coville's Shapeshifters'' (1999)
* ''Bruce Coville's Alien Visitors'' (1999)
* ''Bruce Coville's Strange Worlds'' (2000)
* ''Bruce Coville's [=UFO=]s'' (2000)

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* ''Bruce Coville's Shapeshifters'' (1999)
(1999)[[labelnote:Contents]]''Homeward Bound'' (1988), by Bruce Coville; ''I Was a Bestselling Teenage Werewolf'' (1999), by Lawrence Watt-Evans; ''Myself'' (1999), by Mark A. Garland; ''Frog Princes'' (1999), by Janni Lee Simner; ''Tricky Coyote'' (1999), by Susan J. Kroupa; ''Swan Sister'' (1996), by Anne Mazer; ''The Changelings'' (1995), by Jessica Amanda Salmonson; ''The Talking Sword'' (1998), by Jack Dann; ''Freedom'' (1999), by Connie Wilkins; ''Fever Dream'' (1948), by Ray Bradbury; ''The Electronic Werewolf'' (1999), by Lael Littke and Lori Littke Silfen; ''Wilding'' (1995), by Jane Yolen; ''Jonas. Just Jonas'' (1999), by Nancy Varian Berberick and Greg [=LaBarbera=]; ''A Million Copies in Print'' (1999), by John C. Bunnell[[/labelnote]]
* ''Bruce Coville's Alien Visitors'' (1999)
(1999)[[labelnote:Contents]]''The Little Finger of the Left Hand'' (1999), by Mel Gilden; ''Alien Ground'' (1999), by Lois Tilton; ''Zoo'' (1958), by Edward D. Hoch; ''Fashion Victim'' (1999), by Esther M. Friesner; ''Sconce'' (1999), by Carol Ottoleghi-Barga; ''Childhood's Confession'' (1990), by Lou Grinzo; ''Very Smart'' (1999), by Marc Bilgrey; ''Finding the Way'' (1999), by Sherwood Smith; ''Jilly'' (1999), by Deborah J. Ross as Deborah Wheeler; ''Why I Left Harry's All-Night Hamburgers'' (1987), by Lawrence Watt-Evans; ''Deborah's Choice'' (1999), by Alethea Eason; ''Dark They Were, and Golden-Eyed'' (1949), by Ray Bradbury; ''Ambassador from Earth'' (1999), by Mari Eckstein Gower; ''In Our Hands'' (1999), by Bruce Coville[[/labelnote]]
* ''Bruce Coville's Strange Worlds'' (2000)
(2000)[[labelnote:Contents]]''A Walk in the Dark'' (1950), by Arthur C. Clarke; ''Healer, by Connie Wilkins; ''2064, or Thereabouts'' (1964, part of the ''Moderan'' series), by David R. Bunch; ''The Looking Glass'', by Alethea Eason; ''Free Will'', by John C. Bunnell; ''Egg Shells'', by Nina Kiriki Hoffman; ''Cockfight'' (1980, part of the ''Pit Dragon'' series), by Jane Yolen; ''Hello, Darling'' (1996), by Anne Mazer; ''Trading Places'', by Noreen Doyle; ''The Sea Turned Upside Down'', by Gus Grenfell; ''Whooo-ooo, Flupper!'' (1987), by Nicholas Fisk; ''The Dead Planet'' (1946), by Edmond Hamilton; ''Fun on Phrominium'', by Karen Jordan Allen; ''Sweet Home'', by Nancy Varian Berberick[[/labelnote]]
* ''Bruce Coville's [=UFO=]s'' (2000)(2000)[[labelnote:Contents]]''Shadow of the Pyramid'' (2000), by Noreen Doyle; ''A Lot of Saucers'' (2000), by Harlan Ellison; ''The Toy Room'' (2000), by David M. Honigsberg; ''Night of the Ball'' (2000), by Greg [=LaBarbera=]; ''Spirits from the Vasty Deep'' (1986, from the Kedrigern series), by John Morressy; ''Field Trip'' (2000), by Gordon Linzner; ''The Boy, the Dog and the Spaceship'' (1974), by Nicholas Fisk; ''Fireflies'' (2000), by Nancy Etchemendy; ''Overseer'' (2000), by Al Sarrantonio; ''Snnslt Gyrlhpt'' (2000), by Michael Markiewicz; ''Mister Big'' (2000), by Mark A. Garland; ''Dragon Reserve, Home Eight'' (1984), by Diana Wynne Jones; ''Buried Treasure'' (2000), by Tim Waggoner[[/labelnote]]



* ''Herds of Thunder, Manes of Gold'' (1989)
* ''A Glory of Unicorns'' (1998)[[labelnote:Contents]]''The Guardian of Memory'' (1998), by Bruce Coville; ''Tearing Down the Unicorns'' (1998), by Janni Lee Simner; ''Beyond the Fringe'' (1998), by Gregory Maguire; ''Stealing Dreams'' (1998), by Ruth O'Neill; ''The Dream-Child'' (1998), by Nancy Varian Berberick; ''The Ugly Unicorn'' (1991), by Jessica Amanda Salmonson; ''Story Hour'' (1998), by Katherine Coville; ''The Unicorns of Kabustan'' (1998), by Alethea Eason; ''A Song for Croaker Nordge'' (1998), by Nancy Varian Berberick and Greg LaBarbera; ''The Healing Truth'' (1998), by Kathryn Lay; ''Child of Faerie'' (1998), by Gail Kimberly; ''The New Girl'' (1998), by Sean Stewart. [[/labelnote]]

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* ''Herds of Thunder, Manes of Gold'' (1989)
(1989)[[labelnote:Contents]]''My Horse'', by William Shakespeare; ''Flight of the Swan'', by Marian Flandrick Bray; ''Birth of the King'', by Marguerite Henry; ''White Horse Girl and the Blue Wind Boy'', by Carl Sandburg; ''Prairie Lightning'', by Peter G. Roop; ''Dawn Horse'', by Jane Yolen; ''White Horse'', by Anne Eliot Crompton; ''Taming of Bucephalus'', retold by Bruce Coville; ''Joe Green Grows Up'', by Anna Sewell; ''Barn Gravity'', by Nancy Springer; ''Orchard'', by Ruth Stone; ''Winged Horse'', by Nathaniel Hawthorne; ''My Friend Flicka'', by Mary O'Hara; ''Dear Pony'', by Shirley Rousseau Murphy; ''Sunrise'', by Mary Stanton; ''Dapplegrim'', retold by Bruce Coville; ''To Ride the Sea of Grass'', by Jennifer Roberson. [[/labelnote]]
* ''A Glory of Unicorns'' (1998)[[labelnote:Contents]]''The Guardian of Memory'' (1998), by Bruce Coville; ''Tearing Down the Unicorns'' (1998), by Janni Lee Simner; ''Beyond the Fringe'' (1998), by Gregory Maguire; ''Stealing Dreams'' (1998), by Ruth O'Neill; ''The Dream-Child'' (1998), by Nancy Varian Berberick; ''The Ugly Unicorn'' (1991), by Jessica Amanda Salmonson; ''Story Hour'' (1998), by Katherine Coville; ''The Unicorns of Kabustan'' (1998), by Alethea Eason; ''A Song for Croaker Nordge'' (1998), by Nancy Varian Berberick and Greg LaBarbera; [=LaBarbera=]; ''The Healing Truth'' (1998), by Kathryn Lay; ''Child of Faerie'' (1998), by Gail Kimberly; ''The New Girl'' (1998), by Sean Stewart. [[/labelnote]]






* TheVerse: Many of Coville's fantasy books take place in the same universe, or at least the same [[TheMultiverse multiverse]].
** The wizard Bellenmore and his apprentice Aaron link multiple series: they appear in person in Coville's short story ''Wizard's Boy'' (from ''[[Literature/BruceCovillesBookOf Bruce Coville's Book of Magic]]''), and are mentioned in ''Goblins on the Prowl'', ''[[Literature/MagicShop Jeremy Thatcher, Dragon Hatcher]]'' and ''Literature/TheUnicornChronicles''. All three include mentions of how Bellenmore had sent the majority of Earth's dragons away from their birth world for their own safety, and the latter two feature dragons who were directly affected by Bellenmore's actions.
** Per the author's notes in ''Goblins on the Prowl'' and the guestbook of Coville's official website, ''The Foolish Giant'' and ''The Dragonslayers'' are set in the same universe as (and sometime prior to the events of) ''Goblins in the Castle'' and ''Goblins on the Prowl''.
** The short story ''The Boy With Silver Eyes'' features both Nilbog (from the Goblins duology) and Luster (from ''The Unicorn Chronicles'').

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* TheVerse: Many ''The Foolish Giant'', ''The Dragonslayers'', the ''Goblins'' duology, the ''Literature/MagicShop'' series, ''Literature/TheUnicornChronicles'' and a handful of Coville's fantasy books short stories all take place in the same universe, or at least the same [[TheMultiverse multiverse]].multiverse]]. Specific links include:
** The wizard Bellenmore and his apprentice Aaron link multiple series: they appear in person in Coville's short story ''Wizard's Boy'' (from ''[[Literature/BruceCovillesBookOf Bruce Coville's Book of Magic]]''), and are mentioned in ''Goblins on the Prowl'', ''[[Literature/MagicShop Jeremy Thatcher, Dragon Hatcher]]'' and ''The Unicorn Chronicles''. All three stories talk about how Bellenmore had sent the majority of Earth's dragons away from their birth world for their own safety, and the latter two feature dragons who were directly affected by Bellenmore's actions.

** The wizard Bellenmore and his apprentice Aaron link multiple series: they appear in person in Coville's short story ''Wizard's Boy'' (from ''[[Literature/BruceCovillesBookOf Bruce Coville's Book of Magic]]''), and are mentioned in ''Goblins on the Prowl'', ''[[Literature/MagicShop Jeremy Thatcher, Dragon Hatcher]]'' Prowl'' describes the events of ''The Foolish Giant'' as happening in its past, and ''Literature/TheUnicornChronicles''. All three include mentions of how Bellenmore had sent the majority of Earth's dragons away references characters from their birth world for their own safety, and the latter two feature dragons who were directly affected by Bellenmore's actions.''The Dragonslayers''.
** Per the author's notes in ''Goblins on the Prowl'' and the guestbook of Coville's official website, The short story ''The Foolish Giant'' Boy With Silver Eyes'' features the title character visiting Nilbog (from the ''Goblins'' duology) and meeting a Guardian of Memory (from ''The Dragonslayers'' are set in the same universe as (and sometime prior to the events of) ''Goblins in the Castle'' and ''Goblins on the Prowl''.Unicorn Chronicles'').
** The short story ''The Boy With Silver Eyes'' features both Nilbog (from the Goblins duology) and Luster (from ''The Unicorn Chronicles'').


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* ThePrankster: Beebo Frimbat, an imp from another planet who's featured in books 9 and 11.


When young preteens stumble into S.H. Elives' magic shop, each winds up taking home a special item that will change their lives forever.

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When young preteens stumble into S.H. Elives' magic shop, each winds up taking home a special item that will change their lives forever.
forever.[[note]]Part of the continuity that also includes ''The Foolish Giant'', the ''Goblins'' duology, ''The Dragonslayers'', ''The Unicorn Chronicles'' series and a handful of short stories.[[/note]]



William has lived in Toad-in-a-Cage Castle his entire life. But one night, he discovers the strange secret in the north tower, leading him into a dangerous quest to rescue a friend from the land of the goblins. Book 2 continues the story from the point of view of William's friend Fauna, and reveals both their origins, as well as that of the enormous stone toad that gave the castle its name.

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William has lived in Toad-in-a-Cage Castle his entire life. But one night, he discovers the strange secret in the north tower, leading him into a dangerous quest to rescue a friend from the land of the goblins. Book 2 continues the story from the point of view of William's friend Fauna, and reveals both their origins, as well as that of the enormous stone toad that gave the castle its name.
name.[[note]]Part of the continuity that also includes the ''The Foolish Giant'', ''The Dragonslayers'', ''The Unicorn Chronicles'' series, the ''Magic Shop'' series and a handful of short stories.[[/note]]



Young Cara finds herself embroiled in an unexpected adventure when she enters the magical land of Luster, home of the unicorns and other beings, and encounters the Hunters seeking to destroy them.

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Young Cara finds herself embroiled in an unexpected adventure when she enters the magical land of Luster, home of the unicorns and other beings, and encounters the Hunters seeking to destroy them.
them.[[note]]Part of the continuity that also includes ''The Foolish Giant'', the ''Goblins'' duology, ''The Dragonslayers'', the ''Magic Shop'' series and a handful of short stories.[[/note]]



* ''I Was a Sixth Grade Alien'' (1999)
* ''The Attack of the Two-Inch Teacher'' (1999)
* ''I Lost My Grandfather's Brain'' (1999)
* ''Peanut Butter Lover Boy'' (2000)
* ''Zombies of the Science Fair'' (2000)
* ''Don't Fry My Veeblax!'' (2000)
* ''Too Many Aliens'' (2000)
* ''Snatched From Earth'' (2000)
* ''There's an Alien in My Backpack'' (2000)
* ''The Revolt of the Miniature Mutants'' (2001)
* ''There's an Alien in My Underwear'' (2001)
* ''Farewell to Earth'' (2001)

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* # ''I Was a Sixth Grade Alien'' (1999)
* # ''The Attack of the Two-Inch Teacher'' (1999)
* # ''I Lost My Grandfather's Brain'' (1999)
* # ''Peanut Butter Lover Boy'' (2000)
* # ''Zombies of the Science Fair'' (2000)
* # ''Don't Fry My Veeblax!'' (2000)
* # ''Too Many Aliens'' (2000)
* # ''Snatched From Earth'' (2000)
* # ''There's an Alien in My Backpack'' (2000)
* # ''The Revolt of the Miniature Mutants'' (2001)
* # ''There's an Alien in My Underwear'' (2001)
* # ''Farewell to Earth'' (2001)(2001)
* ''Disaster on Geembol Seven'' (1999-2000)[[note]]A serial adventure set pre-series and included as a bonus feature in books 1-6.[[/note]]



* ''Space Station Ice-3'' (1987 as ''Murder in Orbit''; reissued in 1996)

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* ''Space Station Ice-3'' (1987 as ''Murder in Orbit''; reissued in 1996)1996)[[note]]Originally part of the ''Omni Odysseys'' series, a package series of three unrelated science fiction stories.[[/note]]



* ''The Dragonslayers'' (1994)
* ''Fortune's Journey'' (1994)

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* ''Literature/TheDragonslayers'' (1994)[[note]]Part of the continuity that also includes the ''Goblins'' duology, ''The Dragonslayers'' (1994)
Foolish Giant'', ''The Unicorn Chronicles'' series, the ''Magic Shop'' series and a handful of short stories.[[/note]]
* ''Fortune's Journey'' (1994)(1994) - historical fiction.



* ''The Monsters of Morley Manor'' (2001)

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* ''The Monsters of Morley Manor'' (2001)(2001)[[note]]Revised and collected version of the serial novel of the same name, originally released in books 7-11 of the ''Literature/BruceCovillesBookOf'' series.[[/note]]



* ''Always October'' (2012) - his 100th book published.

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* ''Always October'' (2012) - his 100th book published. [[note]]Revised and expanded version of ''My Little Brother is a Monster'', from ''Bruce Coville's Book of Monsters'' (1993).[[/note]]



* ''The Foolish Giant'' (1978) - Coville's very first book to be published.

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* ''The Foolish Giant'' (1978) - Coville's very first book to be published. [[note]]Part of the continuity that also includes the ''Goblins'' duology, ''The Dragonslayers'', ''The Unicorn Chronicles'' series, the ''Magic Shop'' series and a handful of short stories.[[/note]]



Themed anthologies with introductions and an opening story by Bruce Coville, and occasionally one or two more of his snuck in among the other entries. Books 7-11 include the five-part story ''The Monsters of Morley Manor'', which would be expanded and revised into the book of the same name.

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Themed anthologies with introductions and an opening story by Bruce Coville, and occasionally one or two more of his snuck in among the other entries. Books 7-11 include the five-part story ''The Monsters of Morley Manor'', ''Literature/TheMonstersOfMorleyManor'', which would be expanded and revised into the book of the same name.



* ''The Unicorn Treasury'' (1988)

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* ''The Unicorn Treasury'' (1988)(1988)[[labelnote:Contents]]''The Unicorn in the Maze'' (1988), by Robin Hobb (writing as Megan Lindholm); ''Unicorn'' (1957), by William Jay Smith; ''A Net to Catch the Wind'' (1979), by Margaret Greaves; ''Riddle'' (1988), by Myra Cohn Livingston; ''The Valley of the Unicorns'' (excerpt from ''Literature/ASwiftlyTiltingPlanet'') (1987), by Madeleine L'Engle; ''Ragged John'' (1988), by Bruce Coville (writing as Beatrice Farrington); ''Homeward Bound'' (1988), by Bruce Coville; ''The Paint Box'' (1961), by E. V. Rieu; ''The Transfigured Hart (excerpt)'' (1975), by Creator/JaneYolen; ''The Unicorn'' (1939), by Ella Young; ''The Snow White Pony'' (1988), by Ardath Mayhar; ''What News the Eagle Brought'' (excerpt from ''Literature/TheLastBattle'') (1956), by C. S. Lewis; ''Unicorn'' (1963), by Nicholas Stuart Gray; ''[[Literature/EnchantedForestChronicles The Princess, the Cat, and the Unicorn]]'' (1988), by Patricia C. Wrede; ''Starhorn'' (1988), by Shirley Rousseau Murphy; ''The Court of the Summer King'' (1988), by Jennifer Roberson; ''The Strangers'' (1947), by Audrey Alexandra Brown; and ''The Boy Who Drew Unicorns'' (1988), by Jane Yolen.[[/labelnote]]



* ''A Glory of Unicorns'' (1998)
* ''Half Human'' (2001)
* ''The One Right Thing'' (2008)[[note]]Released in hardcover only.[[/note]]
* ''Bruce Coville's Book of Fear'' (2012; e-book only release)

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* ''A Glory of Unicorns'' (1998)
(1998)[[labelnote:Contents]]''The Guardian of Memory'' (1998), by Bruce Coville; ''Tearing Down the Unicorns'' (1998), by Janni Lee Simner; ''Beyond the Fringe'' (1998), by Gregory Maguire; ''Stealing Dreams'' (1998), by Ruth O'Neill; ''The Dream-Child'' (1998), by Nancy Varian Berberick; ''The Ugly Unicorn'' (1991), by Jessica Amanda Salmonson; ''Story Hour'' (1998), by Katherine Coville; ''The Unicorns of Kabustan'' (1998), by Alethea Eason; ''A Song for Croaker Nordge'' (1998), by Nancy Varian Berberick and Greg LaBarbera; ''The Healing Truth'' (1998), by Kathryn Lay; ''Child of Faerie'' (1998), by Gail Kimberly; ''The New Girl'' (1998), by Sean Stewart. [[/labelnote]]
* ''Half Human'' (2001)
(2001)[[labelnote:Contents]]''Becoming'' (2001), by Nancy Springer; ''Centaur Field'' (2001), by Jane Yolen; ''Elder Brother'' (2001; from the Tortall Universe), by Tamora Pierce; ''How to Make a Human'' (2001), by Lawrence Schimel; ''Linnea'' (2001), by D. J. Malcolm; ''Princess Dragonblood'' (2001), by Jude Mandell; ''Scarecrow'' (2001), by Gregory Maguire; ''Soaring'' (2001), by Tim Waggoner; ''The Hardest, Kindest Gift'' (2001), by Bruce Coville; ''Water's Edge'' (2001), by Janni Lee Simner.[[/labelnote]]
* ''The One Right Thing'' (2008)[[note]]Released in hardcover only.[[/note]]
[[/note]][[labelnote:Contents]]''The Stinky Princess'' (1999); ''I, Earthling'' (1994); ''The Guardian of Memory'' (1998); ''A Life in Miniature'' (2003); ''The Troddler'' (2005); ''Old Glory'' (1991); ''Just Like You'' (1994); ''The World's Worst Fairy Godmother'' (1996); ''The Box'' (1986); ''My Little Brother Is a Monster'' (1993); ''The Giant's Tooth'' (1999); ''Ragged John'' (1988); ''Saying No to Nick'' (2008); ''Clean as a Whistle'' (1994); ''With His Head Tucked Underneath His Arm'' (1993); ''Wizard's Boy'' (1996); ''The Metamorphosis of Justin Jones'' (1997). [[/labelnote]]
* ''Bruce Coville's Book of Fear'' (2012; e-book only release)release)[[labelnote:Contents]]''There's Nothing Under the Bed'', ''The Japanese Mirror'', ''The Thing in Auntie Alma's Pond'', ''Herbert Hutchison in the Underworld'', ''The Language of Blood'', ''The Mask of Eamonn Tiyado''. [[/labelnote]]


* ''The Ghost Let Go'' (1995, short story[[note]]Collected in ''Bruce Coville's Book of Ghosts'' and ''Oddest of All''; the author's notes in ''Oddest of All'' place it between books 2 and 3 of the series.[[/note]])



* ''The Ghost Let Go'' (1995, short story[[note]]Collected in ''Bruce Coville's Book of Ghosts'' and ''Oddest of All''[[/note]])




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** The short story ''The Boy With Silver Eyes'' features both Nilbog (from the Goblins duology) and Luster (from ''The Unicorn Chronicles'').


** Per the author's notes in ''Goblins on the Prowl'' and the guestbook of Coville's official website, ''The Foolish Giant'' and ''The Dragonslayers'' are set in the same universe as ''Goblins in the Castle'' and its direct sequel ''Goblins on the Prowl''.
** Mentions of the wizards Bellenmore and his apprentice Aaron further link that world with the worlds of ''Elives' Magic Shop'', ''The Unicorn Chronicles'' and some of Coville's short stories (such as ''Wizard's Boy'' from ''Bruce Coville's Book of Magic'', which features Aaron and Bellenmore directly).

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** Per the author's notes The wizard Bellenmore and his apprentice Aaron link multiple series: they appear in person in Coville's short story ''Wizard's Boy'' (from ''[[Literature/BruceCovillesBookOf Bruce Coville's Book of Magic]]''), and are mentioned in ''Goblins on the Prowl'' Prowl'', ''[[Literature/MagicShop Jeremy Thatcher, Dragon Hatcher]]'' and ''Literature/TheUnicornChronicles''. All three include mentions of how Bellenmore had sent the majority of Earth's dragons away from their birth world for their own safety, and the guestbook of Coville's official website, ''The Foolish Giant'' and ''The Dragonslayers'' are set in the same universe as ''Goblins in the Castle'' and its direct sequel ''Goblins on the Prowl''.latter two feature dragons who were directly affected by Bellenmore's actions.
** Mentions of Per the wizards Bellenmore author's notes in ''Goblins on the Prowl'' and his apprentice Aaron further link that world with the worlds of ''Elives' Magic Shop'', ''The Unicorn Chronicles'' and some guestbook of Coville's short stories (such as ''Wizard's Boy'' from ''Bruce Coville's Book of Magic'', which features Aaron official website, ''The Foolish Giant'' and Bellenmore directly).''The Dragonslayers'' are set in the same universe as (and sometime prior to the events of) ''Goblins in the Castle'' and ''Goblins on the Prowl''.


* TheVerse: Many of Coville's fantasy books take place in the same universe, or at least the same multiverse. Mentions of the wizards Bellenmore and his apprentice Aaron link the worlds of ''Elives' Magic Shop'', ''The Unicorn Chronicles'', the ''Goblins'' duology and some of Coville's short stories (such as ''Wizard's Boy'' from ''Bruce Coville's Book of Magic''). In addition, the Author's notes in ''Goblins on the Prowl'' confirm that his picture book ''The Foolish Giant'' is set in the same universe, while lines from the book mentioning that their land is ruled by "Queen Wilhelmina", who had a bear for a friend many years ago, suggest that the series takes place in the same world as ''The Dragonslayers'' (a connection later confirmed via the guestbook of Coville's official website).

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* TheVerse: Many of Coville's fantasy books take place in the same universe, or at least the same multiverse. Mentions of the wizards Bellenmore and his apprentice Aaron link the worlds of ''Elives' Magic Shop'', ''The Unicorn Chronicles'', the ''Goblins'' duology and some of Coville's short stories (such as ''Wizard's Boy'' from ''Bruce Coville's Book of Magic''). In addition, the Author's notes in ''Goblins on the Prowl'' confirm that his picture book ''The Foolish Giant'' is set in the same universe, while lines from the book mentioning that their land is ruled by "Queen Wilhelmina", who had a bear for a friend many years ago, suggest that the series takes place in the same world as ''The Dragonslayers'' (a connection later confirmed via the guestbook of Coville's official website).[[TheMultiverse multiverse]].
** Per the author's notes in ''Goblins on the Prowl'' and the guestbook of Coville's official website, ''The Foolish Giant'' and ''The Dragonslayers'' are set in the same universe as ''Goblins in the Castle'' and its direct sequel ''Goblins on the Prowl''.
** Mentions of the wizards Bellenmore and his apprentice Aaron further link that world with the worlds of ''Elives' Magic Shop'', ''The Unicorn Chronicles'' and some of Coville's short stories (such as ''Wizard's Boy'' from ''Bruce Coville's Book of Magic'', which features Aaron and Bellenmore directly).


* TheBully: Lucius Colton in the first two books. Flash Milligan, the camp lighting specialist, is a grown-up version who's even worse.

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* TheBully: Lucius Colton in the first two books. Flash Milligan, the camp lighting specialist, specialist in all three books, is a grown-up version who's even worse.



* FriendlyGhost: Robert, most of the time. However, he's also shown a vengeful side against jerks and crooks.



* InvisibleToNormals:
** Ghosts, unless they ''want'' you to see them.
** Time vortexes, unless you've been pulled through one recently (which doesn't usually work on mortals)... and to top it off, as long as you can see them, you can go through them. Once you stop seeing them, you're no longer affected.
* ItOnlyWorksOnce: Invoked in ''Some of My Best Friends Are Monsters''. Lucius Colton, who's already transformed once thanks to the Jekyll Juice, is in the room when everyone else unwittingly drinks it ''en masse'', but avoids drinking it himself. He informs Stuart that after everyone turns back, he'll lie and tell them he was immune to the effects because of this trope.
* MamaBear: Or rather, Mama ''Bigfoot'', who is willing to fight in defense of a perceived young Bigfoot whom she thinks has been kidnapped by humans. She's heartbroken when she discovers it's really Stuart in costume.



* NoCelebritiesWereHarmed: ''Camp Haunted Hills'' features famous director Gregory Stevens (who founded the camp in its current form), who is essentially a combination of George Lucas and Stephen Spielberg. His films include the ''Battle For the Galaxy'' trilogy (a reference to ''Star Wars''), ''White Death'' (referencing ''Jaws''), ''Temple of the Golden Arches'', and ''Boogeymen'' (which was said to be making money so fast that the government would have to open a new printing plant to make enough dollars to pay his earnings).

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* NoCelebritiesWereHarmed: ''Camp Haunted Hills'' The series features famous director Gregory Stevens (who founded the camp in its current form), who is essentially a combination of George Lucas and Stephen Spielberg. His films include the ''Battle For the Galaxy'' trilogy (a reference to ''Star Wars''), ''White Death'' (referencing ''Jaws''), ''Temple of the Golden Arches'', and ''Boogeymen'' (which was said to be making money so fast that the government would have to open a new printing plant to make enough dollars to pay his earnings).



* SawStarWarsTwentySevenTimes: In ''Camp Haunted Hills'', Stuart Glassman admits to having seen ''Battle For the Galaxy'' fifteen times the first week it was open.

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* SawStarWarsTwentySevenTimes: In ''Camp Haunted Hills'', ''How I Survived My Summer Vacation'', Stuart Glassman admits to having seen ''Battle For the Galaxy'' fifteen times the first week it was open.



* TimeSkip: Between books 2 and 3. Book 2 ends partway through Stuart's first year at Camp Haunted Hills, while book 3 picks up right before he goes back for his second year.

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* SpeaksFluentAnimal: Ghosts, such as Robert - he's shown talking to lizards and dinosaurs.
* TimeSkip: Between books 2 and 3. Book 2 ends partway through late in Stuart's first year at Camp Haunted Hills, while book 3 picks up right before he goes back for his second year.

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