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 CALL NUMBERTITLEAUTHORINTEREST LEVEL
(by grade)
J LOWTHE GIVER
Given his lifetime assignment at the Ceremony of Twelve, Jonas becomes the receiver of memories shared by only one other in his community and discovers the terrible truth about the society in which he lives.
Lois Lowry4-9
J DAHMATILDA
Matilda applies her untapped mental powers to rid the school of the evil, child-hating headmistress, Miss Trunchbull, and restore her nice teacher, Miss Honey, to financial security.
Roald Dahl4-6
J FUNINKHEART
Twelve-year-old Meggie learns that her father, who repairs and binds books for a living, can "read" fictional characters to life when one of those characters abducts them and tries to force him into service.
Cornelia Funke5-8
J BAUTHE WONDERFUL WIZARD OF OZ
After a cyclone transports her to the land of Oz, Dorothy must seek out the great wizard in order to return to Kansas.
L. Frank Baum1-5
J DICTHE 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.
Kate DiCamillo3-5
J CARALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND
Alice falls down a rabbit hole and discovers a world of nonsensical and amusing characters.
Lewis Carroll4-7
J BARPETER AND THE STARCATCHERS
Soon after Peter, an orphan, sets sail from England on the ship Never Land, he befriends and assists Molly, a young Starcatcher, whose mission is to guard a trunk of magical stardust from a greedy pirate and the native inhabitants of a remote island.
Dave Barry5-8
J DICMAGICIAN'S ELEPHANT
When ten-year-old orphan Peter Augustus Duchene encounters a fortune teller in the marketplace one day and she tells him that his sister, who is presumed dead, is in fact alive, he embarks on a remarkable series of adventures as he desperately tries to find her.
Kate DiCamillo4-7
J LEVFAIREST
In the Kingdom of Ayortha, Aza, an unattractive woman with a magical voice, learns to balance her appearance with her talent, meanwhile, her singing attracts both Prince Ijori, who cannot resist it, and Queen Ivi, who plots to use it to benefit herself.
Gail Carson Levine6-8
J DLATHE FIRE WITHIN
When college student David Rain rents a room in an unusual boardinghouse full of clay dragons, he has no idea that they, along with some lively squirrels, will help jumpstart his writing career.
Chris D'Lacey6-8
J BABTUCK EVERLASTING
The Tuck family is confronted with an agonizing situation when they discover that a ten-year-old girl and a malicious stranger now share their secret about a spring whose water prevents one from ever growing any older.
Natalie Babbitt4-8
JT PULTHE GOLDEN COMPASS
Accompanied by her daemon, Lyra Belacqua sets out to prevent her best friend and other kidnapped children from becoming the subject of gruesome experiments in the Far North.
Phillip Pullman8-12
J ALETHE BLACK CAULDRON
Taran, Assistant Pig-Keeper of Prydain, faces even more dangers as he seeks the magical Black Cauldron, the chief implement of the evil powers of Arawn, lord of the Land of Death.
Lloyd Alexander5-8
J LEWTHE LION, THE WITCH, AND THE WARDROBE
Four English schoolchildren find their way through the back of a wardrobe into the magic land of Narnia and assist Aslan, the golden lion, to triumph over the White Witch, who has cursed the land with eternal winter.
C.S. Lewis3-6
J OBRMRS. FRISBY AND THE RATS OF NIMH
Having no one to help her with her problems, a widowed mouse visits the rats whose former imprisonment in a laboratory made them wise and long lived.
Robert C. O'Brien4-6
J JUSTHE PHANTOM TOLLBOOTH>
A journey through a land where Milo learns the importance of words and numbers provides a cure for his boredom.
Norton Juster4-7
J LAWSAVVY
The adventures of Mibs Beaumont, whose thirteenth birthday has revealed her "savvy"--a magical power unique to each member of her family--just as her father is injured in a terrible accident.
Ingrid Law5-7
J TOLTHE HOBBIT, OR THERE AND BACK AGAIN
Bilbo Baggins, a respectable, well-to-do hobbit, lives comfortably in his hobbit-hole until the day the wandering wizard Gandalf chooses him to take part in an adventure from which he may never return.
J.R.R. Tolkien6-12
J LENA WIND IN THE DOOR
With Meg Murry's help, the dragons her six-year-old brother saw in the vegetable garden play an important part in his struggle between life and death.
Madeleine L'Engle4-7
J BANTHE INDIAN IN THE CUPBOARDLynne Reid Banks3-5
J ROWHARRY POTTER AND THE SORCERER'S STONE
escued from the outrageous neglect of his aunt and uncle, a young boy with a great destiny proves his worth while attending Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.
J.K. Rowling4-10
J RIOTHE LIGHTNING THIEF
After learning that the father he never knew is Poseidon, God of the Sea, Percy Jackson is transferred from boarding school to Camp Half-Blood, a summer camp for demigods, and becomes involved in a quest to prevent a war between the gods.
Rick Riordan5-8
J GAITHE GRAVEYARD BOOK
After the grisly murder of his entire family, a toddler wanders into a graveyard where the ghosts and other supernatural residents agree to raise him as one of their own.
Neil Gaiman5-8
J COOTHE 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.
Susan Cooper5-7