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Dragon Rider by Cornelia Caroline FunkeDragon Rider by Cornelia Caroline Funke
After learning that humans are headed toward his hidden home, Firedrake, a silver dragon, is joined by a brownie and an orphan boy in a quest to find the legendary valley known as the Rim of Heaven and make a new home for dragonkind.

Igraine the Brave by Cornelia Caroline FunkeIgraine the Brave by Cornelia Caroline Funke
The daughter of two magicians, 12 year old Igraine wants nothing more than to be a knight, and when their castle is attacked by a treacherous neighbor bent on stealing their singing magic books, Igraine has an opportunity to demonstrate her bravery.

Odd and the Frost Giants by Neil Gaiman Odd and the Frost Giants by Neil Gaiman

An unlucky 12 year old Norwegian boy named Odd leads the Norse gods Loki, Thor, and Odin in an attempt to outwit evil Frost Giants who have taken over Asgard.

Into the Woods by Lyn Gardner Into the Woods by Lyn Gardner
(Sequel: Out of the Woods)
Pursued by the sinister Dr.DeWilde and his ravenous wolves, three sisters flee into the woods and begin a treacherous journey filled with many dangers as they try to find a way to defeat their pursuer and keep him from taking control of the entire land.

Dragon Slippers by Jessica Day George (Dragon Slippers)
Poor Creel, her wicked aunt decides to sacrifice her to the local dragon in the hopes that a rich knight will swoop along to rescue her and enrich the family handsomely. Unfortunately the only knight around is far more interesting in dancing then in rescuing damsels in distress so when Creel is taken by the hideous dragon to his lair, she’s on her own. She discovers that the world of dragons is far different than she could ever have imagined.

Pure Dead Magic by Debi Gliori Pure Dead Magic by Debi Gliori Pure Dead Magic by Debi Gliori (Pure Dead)
When their father is kidnapped and danger looms, the Strega-Borgia children, their mysterious new nanny, and a giant tarantula use magic and actual trips through the Internet to bring peace to their Scottish castle.

Falcon's Egg by Luli Gray Falcon's Egg by Luli Gray
11 year old Falcon discovers an enchanting world of secrets and magical creatures after she finds an unusual egg in New York City's Central Park.

Fly by Night by Frances HardingeFly by Night by Frances Hardinge
Mosca Mye and her homicidal goose, Saracen, travel to the city of Mandelion on the heels of smooth-talking con-man, Eponymous Clent.

Island of the Aunts by Eva IbbotsonIsland of the Aunts by Eva Ibbotson
As they get older, several sisters decide that they must kidnap children and bring them to their secluded island home to help with the work of caring for an assortment of unusual sea creatures.

The Secret of Platform 13 by Eva IbbotsonThe Secret of Platform 13 by Eva Ibbotson
Odge Gribbie, a young hag, accompanies an old wizard, a gentle fey, and a giant ogre on their mission through a magical tunnel from their island to London to rescue their King and Queen's son who had been stolen as an infant.

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