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Beyond Harry Potter

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Grades 3 and up

Magic Thief / Sarah PrineasMagic Thief / Sarah Prineas (Gr. 3-6)
A young orphan boy picks the pocket of a powerful wizard and steals his locus magicalicus, the center of his power.
Magic Thief

Rowan of Rin / Emily RoddaRowan of Rin / Emily Rodda (Gr. 3-5)
Rowan, young, weak and timid, joins six other villagers to climb a mountain and try to restore their water supply. In
all the books, Rowan faces dangers from dragons and other horrors.
Rowan of Rin

Grades 4 and up

Children of the Red King / Jenny NimmoChildren of the Red King / Jenny Nimmo (Gr. 4-7)
Charlie Bone, 10, is identified as having the Yewbeam gift. He is sent to Bloor’s Academy to develop and to meet other gifted children.
Midnight for Charlie Bone

The Darkest Age / A.J. LakeThe Darkest Age / A.J. Lake (Gr. 4-7)
Edmund and Elspeth, both 11, discover that they have been given fantastic gifts to use against the ancient and evil forces that have been awakened by powerful magic during the Dark Ages in Great Britain.
The Coming of Dragons

Keys to the Kingdom / Garth NixKeys to the Kingdom / Garth Nix (Gr. 4-7)
The adventures of Arthur Penhaligon, an asthmatic
12-year-old who becomes the Rightful Heir of the House. Arthur needs to defeat the Morrow Days, the criminal Trustees of the House.
Mister Monday

The Dark Is Rising / Susan CooperThe Dark Is Rising / Susan Cooper (Gr. 4-8)
Three children, while on holiday, discover an ancient manuscript that will reveal the true story of King Arthur. The other titles in the series show the
struggle between the forces of good and the evil forces of the Dark.
Over Sea, Under Stone

The Edge Chronicles / Paul StewartThe Edge Chronicles / Paul Stewart (Gr. 4-8)
Thirteen-year-old Twig, having always looked and felt different from his woodtroll family, learns that he is
adopted and travels out of his Deepwoods home to find
the place where he belongs.
Beyond the Deepwoods

Underland Chronicles / Suzanne CollinsUnderland Chronicles / Suzanne Collins (Gr. 4-8)
Gregor, 11, and his sister, 2, are pulled into a strange underground world that triggers an epic battle involving men, bats, rats, cockroaches, and spiders while on a quest foretold by ancient prophecy.
Gregor the Overlander

Septimus Heap / Angie SageSeptimus Heap / Angie Sage (Gr. 4-9)
Jenna has been raised by Silas Heap whose own son Septimus was taken away at birth. Jenna learns she is a princess and Septimus turns out to be alive and becomes an Apprentice to the Extraordinary Wizard. Time travel, quests, ghosts, Darke Magyk and more will appeal to fantasy fans.

Time Fantasy Series / Madeleine L’EngleTime Fantasy Series / Madeleine L’Engle (Gr. 4-9)
The four books in this fantasy series feature different members of the Murry family in the classic struggle between good and evil in the universe.
A Wrinkle in Time

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