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J Bab Babbitt, Natalie - Tuck Everlasting
The Tuck family is confronted with an agonizing situation when they discover that a ten-year-old girl and a malicious stranger now share their secret about a spring whose water prevents one from ever growing any older.
T Bar Barron, T. A. - The Lost Years of Merlin
A young boy washes ashore on the coast of Wales with no memory of who he is. Through a series of adventures he discovers his true identity as a wizard.
Sequels: The Seven Songs of Merlin, The Fires of Merlin, The Mirror of Merlin, The Wings of Merlin
J PAPER Bellairs, John – The House With a Clock in its Walls
A boy goes to live with his magician uncle in a mansion that has a clock hidden in the walls, which is ticking off the minutes until doomsday.
T Cha Charnas, Suzy McKee – The Bronze King
When Valentine starts noticing odd things are vanishing from New York City, she unknowingly summons a wizard from Sorcery Hall. He enlists her help in fighting against the dreaded monster of Darkness
J PAPER Coville, Bruce – The Dragonslayers
A brave squire, an earnest page and a strong-willed princess set out to slay the dragon created to carry out a witch’s revenge.
T Cro Crossley-Holland, Kevin - The Seeing Stone
In late twelfth-century England, a thirteen-year-old boy named Arthur recounts how Merlin gives him a magical seeing stone which show him images of the legendary King Arthur, the events of whose life seem to have many parallels to his own.
J Dah Dahl, Roald - The Witches
A boy and his grandmother thwart the plans of England’s witches to turn all children into mice.
T Dra Drake, Emily - The Magickers
Eleven-year-old Jason Adrian is spared a boring summer at his grandmother's house when his English teacher announces he has won the opportunity to attend Camp Ravenwyng, a haven for creative and imaginative youth, but he arrives to discover the camp is really a training ground for new magicians who are needed to carry on the battle against the Dark Hand of Brennard.
Sequel: The Curse Of Arkady
T PAPER Duane, Diane - So You Want to be a Wizard
Thirteen-year-old Nita finds the help she needs in a library book on wizardry and is guided into another dimension where she earns her degree in wizardry.
J Eag Eager, Edward - Half Magic
Jane, Mark, Katharine and Martha find a coin that grants half of every wish they make.
Sequels:Knight’s Castle, Magic by the Lake, Magic or Not?
T Had Haddix, Margaret Peterson – Just Ella
In this continuation of the Cinderella story, fifteen-year-old Ella finds that accepting Prince Charming’s proposal ensnares her in a suffocating tangle of palace rules and royal etiquette, so she plots to escape.
J Ibb Ibbotson, Eva – Which Witch?
Deciding that he must sire a child to carry on his tradition of Loathing Light and Blighting the Beautiful, the Great Wizard Arriman announces a competition among the witches of Todcaster, one of whom will marry him.
J Ibb Ibbotson, Eva – The Secret of Platform 13
Odge, a young hag, accompanies an old wizard, a gentle fey, and a giant ogre on their mission through a magical tunnel to rescue their King’s son.
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Jacques, Brian – Redwall
The hero of this enthralling tale is Matthias, a young mouse who must rise above his fears and failures to save his friends at Redwall Alley.
Sequels:The Bellmaker, The Legend of Luke, Lord Brocktree, Mariel of Redwall
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T Jon Jones, Diana Wynne - Howl’s Moving Castles
In the land of Ingary, such things as spells, invisible cloaks, and seven league boots are everyday things. Nothing is quite what it seems to be.
T Jon Jones, Diana Wynne – Charmed Life
After the mysterious Chrestomanci adopts Gwendolen Chant and her brother Cat, one of them uses witchcraft to change places with a 20th-century girl.
Sequels:The Lives of Christopher Chant, Witch Week, The Magicians of Caprona
T L'En L’Engle, Madeleine – A Wrinkle in Time
Meg Murry and her friends become involved with unearthly strangers and a search for Meg's father, who has disappeared while engaged in secret work for the government.
J Lev Levine, Gail Carson – Ella Enchanted
In this book based on the story of Cinderella, Ella struggles against the childhood curse that forces her to obey any order given to her.
J Lev Levine, Gail Carson – The Two Princesses of Bamarre
With her adventurous sister, Meryl, suffering from the Grey death, Meek and timid Princess Addie sets out to find a cure.
J Lew Lewis, C. S. – The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe
Four English school children find their way through the back of the wardrobe to the land of Narnia.
Sequels: Prince Caspian, The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, The Silver Chair, The Horse and His Boy, The Magician’s Nephew, The Last Battle
T McK McKinley, Robin – The Hero and the Crown
With the guidance of the wizard, Luthe, and the help of the blue sword, Aerin wins the birthright due her as the daughter of the Damarian King and a witch of the demon-hunted North.
J Nes Nesbit, E. – The Five Children
While digging in a sandpit, children discover a Psammead – a creature with mysterious powers who lead the children into adventure and excitement.
Sequels:The Phoenix and the Carpet, The Story of the Amulet
YA Nix Nix, Garth – Sabriel
Sabriel, daughter of the necromancer Abhorsen, must journey into the mysterious and magical Old Kingdom to rescue her father from the Land of the Dead.
Sequels:Lirael, Abhorsen
T Osh O’Shea, Pat -The Hounds of the Morrigan
When a ten-year-old boy finds an old book of magic in an Irish
bookshop, the forces of good and evil gather to do battle over it.
T Pie Pierce, Tamora – Magic Steps
When drawn into the investigation of murders perpetrated on a powerful family in Summersea, Sandy and her student Pasco undertake the dangerous mission of entrapping the invisible killers.
Sequels:Street magic, Cold fire
T Pop Pope, Elizabeth Marie – The Perilous Gard
While imprisoned in a remote castle in 1588, a young girl become involved in a series of events that leads to an underground labyrinth people by the last practitioners of druid magic.
T Pul Pullman, Philip – The Golden Compass
Accompanied by her daemon, Lyra sets out to prevent her best friend and other kidnapped children from becoming gruesome experiments in the Far North.
Sequels:The Subtle Knife, The Amber Spyglass
J Sci Scieszka, Jon – See You Later, Gladiator
Joe, Fred, and Sam demonstrate some of their favorite professional wrestling moves, including the "Time Warp Trio Blind Ninja Smackdown," when they're transported to ancient Rome and forced to fight as gladiators in the Colosseum.
Sequels:Not-So-Jolly-Roger, It's All Greek to Me
J Sni Snicket, Lemony – The Bad Beginning
After the sudden death of their parents, the three Baudelaire children must depend on each other and their wits when it turns out that the distant relative who is appointed their guardian is determined to use any means necessary to get their fortune.
Sequels:The reptile room, The wide window, The miserable mill, The austere academy
The ersatz elevator, The vile village, The hostile hospital, The carnivorous carnival
J PAPER Stanton, Mary – The Road to Balinor
When evil invades Balinor, the royal princess and her
majestic unicorn, Sunchaser, are sent to earth for safety.
Sequels: Sunchaser's quest, Valley of fear, By fire, by moonlight, Search for the star
Secrets of the scepter, Night of the shifter's moon
YA Tol Tolkien, J. R. R. – The Hobbit
Bilbo Baggins, a respectable, well-to-do hobbit, lives comfortably in his hobbit-hole until the day the wandering wizard Gandalf chooses him to share in an adventure from which he may never return.
Sequels:The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers, The Return of the King
J Win Winthrop Elizabeth – The Castle in the Attic
Given a toy medieval castle as a gift, William is magically transported to another world of wizards and dragons.
Sequel:Battle for the Castle
T Wre Wrede, Patricia – Dealing with Dragons
Bored with traditional palace life, a princess goes off to live with a group of dragons and soon become involved with fighting against some disreputable wizards who want to steal away the dragons’ kingdom.
Sequels:Searching for dragons
T PAPER Yep, Laurence – Dragon of the Lost Sea
Shimmer, an exiled dragon princess must team up with a boy to try to restore her dragon clan’s lost home.
J PAPER Yolen, Jane – Wizard’s Hall
A young apprentice wizard saves the wizard’s training a hall by trusting and believing in himself.