Diane Duane -So You Want to Be a Wizard
series / call number J Duane
Why try it? It has a wizard’s handbook that changes every time you open it.
Edward Eager - Half Magic
or others / call number J Eager
Why try it? This old fashioned family is always trying to keep the magic from spilling over into their neighborhood. Hijinks galore.
Elizabeth Goudge - The Little White Horse
/ call number J Goudge
Why try it? Exquisitely written magical tale with delights around every corner. Fantasy for those who like animals, good food, and beautiful objects.
E. Nesbit - The Enchanted Castle
or others / call number J Nesbit
Why try it? Kids discover magic while the adults are clueless. Another classic author whose chapter book fantasies stand the test of time.
Garth Nix - Keys to the Kingdom series
/ call number J Nix
Why try it? Because you want to find out what happens to Arthur, a human boy who gets dragged into ‘The House’ to rule its 7 levels.
Edith Pattou -East
/ call number YA Pattou
Why try it? Because you love fairy tales, cold places, or characters who make mistakes, but aren’t limited by them .
Emily Rodda - Rowan of Rin series
/ call number J Rodda
Why try it? It has a dragon, a map, and riddles.
Dave Barry - Peter and the Starcatchers
/ call number J Barry
Why try it? The audio book is narrated by Jim Dale, who does the Harry Potter series. It’s high-flying, non stop, sword-fighting adventure.