Fantasy Books

Alexander, Lloyd The Book Of Three

Taran, the Assistant Pig Keeper in the mythical kingdom of Prydain, sets out with the warrior Gwydion to save his country from evil.

Colfer, Eoin Artemis Fowl

Twelve year old millionaire, genius and criminal mastermind, Artemis Fowl finds himself in over his head after kidnapping Captain Holly Short of the Leprecon Unit.

Collins, Suzanne Gregor The Overlander

Gregor and his sister fall through an airduct in his New York City apartment house laundry room. They land in the Underland populated by humans, giant cockroaches, bats and rats.

Cooper, Susan The Dark Is Rising

On his eleventh birthday Will Stanton discovers that he is the last of the Old Ones, destined to seek the six magical Signs that will enable the Old Ones to triumph over the evil forces of the Dark.

DiCamillo, Kate The Tale Of Despereaux

The adventures of Despereaux Tilling, a small mouse of unusual talents, the princess that he loves, the servant girl who longs to be a princess, and a devious rat determined to bring them all to ruin.

DuPrau, Jeanne The City Of Ember

In the year 241, twelve-year-old Lina trades jobs on Assignment Day to be a Messenger to run to new places in her decaying but beloved city, perhaps even to glimpse Unknown Regions.

Farmer, Nancy The Sea Of Trolls

After Jack becomes apprenticed to a Druid bard, he and his little sister Lucy are captured by Viking Berserkers and taken to the home of King Ivar the Boneless and his half-troll queen, leading Jack to undertake a vital quest to Jotunheim, home of the trolls.

Funke, Cornelia Dragon Rider

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, encountering friendly and unfriendly creatures along the way, and struggling to evade the relentless pursuit of an old enemy.

Levine, Gail Carson Ella Enchanted

In this novel based on the story of Cinderella, Ella struggles against the childhood curse that forces her to obey any order given to her.

Lewis, C.S. The Lion, The Witch, And The Wardrobe

Four English schoolchildren find their way through the back of a wardrobe into the magic land of Naria and assist its ruler, the golden lion Aslan, in defeating the White Witch who has cursed the land with eternal winter.

Oppel, Kenneth Airborn

Matt, a young cabin boy aboard an airship, and Kate, a wealthy young girl traveling with her chaperone, team up to search for the existence of mysterious winged creatures reportedly living hundreds of feet above the Earth’s surface.

Paolini, Christopher Eragon

In Aegaesia, a 15 year old boy finds a mysterious stone that weaves his life into an intricate tapestry of destiny, magic and power, peopled with dragons, elves and monsters.

Riordan, Rick The Lightning Thief

Percy, expelled from six schools for being unable to control his temper, learns the truth from his mother that his father is the Greek god Poseidon, and is sent to Camp Half Blood where he is befriended by a satyr and the demigod daughter of Athena who join him in a journey to the Underworld to retrieve Zeus’s lightning bolt and prevent a catastrophic war.

Stroud, Jonathan The Amulet Of Samarkand

Nathaniel, a magician’s apprentice, summons up the djinni Bartimaeus and instructs him to steal the Amulet of Samarkand from the powerful magician Simon Lovelace.

Wrede, Patricia C. Dealing With Dragons

Bored with traditional palace life, a princess goes off to live with a group of dragons and soon becomes involved with fighting against some disreputable wizards who want to steal away the dragons’ kingdom.

Yolen, Jane Wizard’s Hall

A young apprentice wizard saves the wizard’s training hall by trusting and believing in himself.