Harry Potter

and the Sorcerer's Stone

"Harry Potter's life is miserable. His parents are dead and he's stuck with his heartless relatives, who force him to live in a tiny closet under the stairs. But his fortune changes when he receives a letter that tells him the truth about himself: he's a wizard. A mysterious visitor rescues him from his relatives and takes him to his new home, Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.

 

After a lifetime of bottling up his magical powers, Harry finally feels like a normal kid. But even within the Wizarding community, he is special. He is the boy who lived: the only person to have ever survived a killing curse inflicted by the evil Lord Voldemort.

 

Full of sympathetic characters, wildly imaginative situations, and countless exciting details."

10+

The Chronicles of Narnia

"Journeys to the end of the world, fantastic creatures, and epic battles between good and evil."

9+

The School for Good and Evil

"This year, best friends Sophie and Agatha are about to discover where all the lost children go: the fabled School for Good & Evil, where ordinary boys and girls are trained to be fairy tale heroes and villains. As the most beautiful girl in Gavaldon, Sophie has dreamed of being kidnapped into an enchanted world her whole life. With her pink dresses, glass slippers, and devotion to good deeds, she knows she’ll earn top marks at the School for Good and graduate a storybook princess. Meanwhile Agatha, with her shapeless black frocks, wicked pet cat, and dislike of nearly everyone, seems a natural fit for the School for Evil.

But when the two girls are swept into the Endless Woods, they find their fortunes reversed. But what if the mistake is actually the first clue to discovering who Sophie and Agatha really are…?"

11+

Fablehaven

"For centuries mystical creatures of all description were gathered into a hidden place called Fablehaven to prevent their extinction. Enchanting? Absolutely. Exciting? You bet. Safe? Well, actually, quite the opposite.

Kendra and her brother, Seth, have no idea that their grandfather is the current caretaker of Fablehaven. Inside the gated woods, ancient laws keep order among greedy trolls, mischievous satyrs, plotting witches, spiteful imps, and jealous fairies. However, when the rules get broken, powerful forces of evil are unleashed, and Kendra and her brother face the greatest challenge of their lives. To save their family, Fablehaven, and perhaps even the world, Kendra and Seth must find the courage to do what they fear most."

10+

The Candy Shop War

"What if there were a place where you could get magical candy? Moon rocks that made you feel weightless. Jawbreakers that made you unbreakable. Or candy that gave animals temporary human intelligence and communication skills. (Imagine what your pet would say!) Four young friends, Nate, Summer, Trevor, and Pigeon, are befriended by Belinda White, the owner of a new candy shop on Main Street. However, the gray- haired, grandmotherly Mrs. White is not an ordinary candy maker. Her confections have magical side effects." In this heart pounding adventure, anything is possible. 

The Sisters Grimm

"Welcome to Ferryport Landing, a community where fairy-tale creatures - the Everafters - live alongside humans in peace. Well, sometimes. When crime's afoot, it's up to the fairy-tale detectives, Sabrina and Daphne Grimm. to investigate the case."

10+

The Frog Princess

"Princess Emeralda a.ka. Emma isn't exactly an ideal princess. Her laugh is more like a donkey's bray than tinkling bells, she trips over her own feet and she does not like Prince Jorge, whom her mother hopes she will marry. But if Emma ever thought to escape her troubles, she never expected it to happen by turning into a frog! When convinced to kiss a frog so he might return to being a prince, somehow the spell is reversed and Emma turns into a frog herself! Thus begins their adventure--a quest to return to human form.

Full of hilarious characters, readers won't soon forget this crazy story."

11+

Inkheart

"One cruel night, Meggie's father reads aloud from a book called INKHEART-- and an evil ruler escapes the boundaries of fiction and lands in their living room. Suddenly, Meggie is smack in the middle of the kind of adventure she has only read about in books. Meggie must learn to harness the magic that has conjured this nightmare. For only she can change the course of the story that has changed her life forever.

This is INKHEART--a timeless tale about books, about imagination, about life. Dare to read it aloud. "

9+

12+

Land of Stories

“The Land of Stories tells the tale of twins Alex and Conner. Through the mysterious powers of a book of stories, they leave their world behind and find themselves in a foreign land where they come face-to-face with the fairy tale characters they grew up reading about.

 

But after a series of encounters with witches, wolves, goblins, and trolls alike, getting back home is going to be harder than they thought.” This exciting book combines our world with the fictional world of fairytales.

9+

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