Recommended Reading

Fantasy/Science Fiction

  • Star Jumper: Diary of a Cardboard Genius by Frank Asch
  • Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbit
  • Peter and the Shadow Thieves by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson
  • Shield of Stars by Hilari Bell
  • The Extraordinary Adventures of Ordinary Boy (series) by William Boniface
  • The Rudest Alien on Earth by Jane Leslie Conly
  • Hiccup Horrendous Haddock the III (series) by Cressida Cowell
  • Whispering to Witches by Anna Dale
  • The Tale of Despereaux by Kate DiCamillo
  • The Spiderwick Chronicles (series) by Tony DiTerlizzi
  • Hatching Magic by Ann Downer
  • Ibby's Magic Weekend by Heather Dyer
  • Half Magic by Edward Eager
  • The Ear, the Eye, and the Arm by Nancy Farmer
  • Inkheart by Cornelia Funke
  • Into the Woods by Lyn Gardner
  • Pure Dead Magic by Debi Gliori
  • Dude, Where's My Spaceship? by Dan Greenburg
  • Found by Margaret Peterson Haddix
  • Cal and the Amazing Anti-Gravity Machine by Richard Hamilton
  • Horns and Wrinkles by Joseph Helgerson
  • The Secrets of Platform 13 by Eva Ibbotson
  • Troll Fell  by Katherine Langrish
  • Savvy by Ingrid Law
  • A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle
  • Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine
  • Fairest by Gail Carson Levine
  • Cyberia by Chris Lynch
  • Quiet! You’re Invisible by Margaret Meacham
  • The Comic Book Kid by Adam Osterweil
  • The Time Hackers by Gary Paulsen
  • Only You Can Save Mankind by Terry Pratchett
  • The Magic Thief by Sarah Prineas
  • The True Meaning of Smekday by Adam Rex
  • Simon's Dream by Susan Schade
  • The Mysterious Benedict Society by Trenton Lee Stewart
  • The Unseen by Zilpha Keatley Snyder
  • Rowan Hood, Outlaw Girl of Sherwood Forest by Nancy Springer
  • The Fairies of Nutfolk Wood by Barb Bentler Ullman

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