Missing Harry Potter?
For those of you who want to find another great book like Harry Potter, for something magical to read, try one of these titles:
Alexander, Lloyd. The Book of Three. Assistant Pig Keeper Taran dreams of becoming a hero.
Bellairs, John. House with a Clock in its Walls. Behind the walls, the clock ticks away the hours until Doomsday - can Lewis find it in time?
Brittain, Bill. The Wish Giver. Just press your thumb on the red spot in the center of the card...
Colfer, Eoin. Artemis Fowl Series. 12 year old master-criminal Artemis Fowl is one of a few humans with knowledge of the world of elves.
Colfer, Eoin. Supernaturalist. 14 year-old Cosmo Hill is sent to the Clarissa Frayne Institute for Parentally Challenged Boys. Freight class.
Cooper, Susan. The Boggart. Emily's family inherits a crumbling castle and a boggart in her computer.
Coville, Bruce. Jennifer Murdley's Toad; A Magic Shop Book. An ordinary looking fifth grader buys a talking toad.
Dahl, Roald. The Witches. Can a boy-turned-mouse foil the High Witch?
Duane, Diane. So You Want to be a Wizard. A library book on wizardry guides 13-year-old Nita to another dimension.
Eager, Edward. Half Magic. The magic charm always grants half a wish - but which half?
Funke, Cornelia. Ghosthunters Series. 9 year-old Tom Tomsky can't catch a break, he's a klutz and he just found a ghost in his cellar.
Funke, Cornelia. Inkheart Series. 12 year-old Meggie learns that her father, can "read" fictional characters to life.
Greenburg, Dan. Secrets Of Dripping Fang Series. Nobody wants to adopt the Shluffmuffin twins. Wally's feet stink, & Cheyenne is allergic.
Haddix, Margaret. Shadow Children Series. Families are limited to two children, so Luke must live his life in secret, hidden in his family's farmhouse.
Ibbotson, Eva. The Secret of Platform 13. A wizard, a hag, an ogre, a fey, and a mistmaker journey through the gump that connects two worlds.
Jones, Diana. Witch Week. In a school where witchery is outlawed, the strangest things are happening.
Kendall, Carol. The Gammage Cup.The Minnipins' ancient enemies have found their way in.
Langton, Jane. The Diamond in the Window. Eleanor and Eddy search for two children and a prince who disappeared years ago.
Levine. Gail. Ella Enchanted. Ella's curse is that she must obey any order.
Nimmo, Jenny. Children of the Red King Series. Charlie Bone thinks he's an average boy until he realizes he can hear people in photographs talking.
Nix, Garth. Keys to the Kingdom Series. Arthur Penhaligon is supposed to die at a young age, but he is saved by a key.
Paolini, Christopher. Inheritance Series. 15 year old Eragon is an orphan whose destiny is to be a Dragon Rider.
Pierce, Tamora. Sandry's Book. Four friends learn to use their powers.
Pullman, Philip. His Dark Materials Trilogy. Set in a parallel world, Lyra and her daemon are drawn into the nefarious plots of powerful people.
Sage, Angie. Septimus Heap Series. Septimus Heap discovers his real family and true calling to be a wizard.
Scieszka, Jon. Knights of the Kitchen Table. The Time Warp Trio find themselves in the Middle Ages - can they escape a dragon and a giant? Can they ever get home again?
Snicket, Lemony. Series of Unfortunate Events Series. An unhappy tale about three unlucky children, even though they are charming and clever.
Snyder, Zilpha. Black and Blue Magic. Harry Houdini Marco sprouts wings.
Stroud, Jonathan. The Bartimaeus Trilogy. Nathaniel is a magician’s apprentice in modern-day London.
Winthrop, Elizabeth. Castle in the Attic. William receives a toy castle, a figurine, and the story that the figure will one day come to life.
Wrede, Patricia. Dealing with Dragons. A princess moves in with a group of dragons.
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Tuesday, June 9, 2009