Fantasy - West Islip Public Library

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Fantasy - West Islip Public Library
Don’t miss out on some of our favorite
fantasy series…
Series are located on the back wall
and are shelved by the name of the series
The Sisters 8
by Lauren Baratz-Logsted
Book 1: Annie’s Adventures
Charlie Bone:
Children of the Red King
by Jenny Nimmo
Book 1: Midnight for Charlie Bone
The Land of Elyon
by Patrick Carman
Book 1: The Dark Hills Divide
Percy Jackson and the
Olympians
The Spiderwick Chronicles
by Rick Riordan
Book 1: The Lightning Thief
by Tony DiTerlizzi
Book 1: The Field Guide
Harry Potter
Guardians of Ga’Hoole
by J.K. Rowling
Book 1: Harry Potter and the
by Kathryn Lasky
Sorcerer’s Stone
Book 1: The Capture
The Chronicles of Narnia
The Edge Chronicles
by Paul Stewart
by C.S. Lewis
Book 1: The Magician’s Nephew
Book 1: Beyond the Deepwoods
Last updated 2013
Children’s Department
West Islip Public Library
(631) 661-7080
www.westisliplibrary.org/childrens
Escape into a magical
world with these
Fantasy Novels
J Abouzeid, C.: Anatopsis (2006)
In the realm from which the Greek gods ruled the universe thousands of
years ago, the immortal witch Anatopsis uncovers the true
objectives of her demi-god tutor Mr. Pound and attempts to prevent
him from carrying out his evil plans (325p)
J Bachmann, S.: The Peculiar (2012)
After humans win the faery wars in England, a half-human, half-faery
child, scorned by both races, finds himself at the center of a web of
intrigue and danger when he is stalked by a sinister faery. (376 p.)
J Breen, M.: Darkwood (2009)
A clever and fearless orphan endures increasing danger while trying to
escape from greedy, lawless men and elude the terrifying ’kinderstalks’ -animals who steal children--before discovering her true destiny (273p)
J Burgis, S.: Kat Incorrigible (2011)
In England, when 14-yr.-old Kat discovers she has magical powers, she
tries to use them to rescue her sister from marrying a man she does not
love (298p)
J DiCamillo, K.: The Magician’s Elephant (2009)
When a fortune teller tells 10-yr.-old orphan Augustus that his sister,
who is presumed dead, is in fact alive, he embarks upon a remarkable
adventure as he desperately tries to find her.
J Dowell, F.: Falling In (2010)
Middle-schooler Isabelle Bean follows a mouse's squeak into a closet
and falls into a parallel universe where the children believe she is the
witch they have feared for years, finally come to devour them (245p)
J Evans, L.: Horten's Miraculous Mechanisms (2012)
After moving into a new house, 10-year-old Horten is swept up in a
magical quest to find his great-uncle Tony, a famous magician who disappeared along with his fantastical workshop. (270 p.)
Snyder, L.: Any Which Wall (2009)
In the middle of an Iowa cornfield, four children find a magic wall that
enables them to travel through time and space. (245 p.)
Stanley, D.: The Silver Bowl (2011)
Molly has seen visions of the future from the age of seven when she became a scullery maid in the castle. Years later, these visions lead her and
her friend on an adventure to keep the heir to the throne, Alaric, safe
from a curse. (307 p.)
(Townley) The Blue Shoe (2009)
A mysterious stranger commissions a single, valuable shoe from a humble cobbler, changing the cobbler’s life and the life of his young apprentice forever. (254 p.)
Troll’s Eye View: A Book of Villainous Tales (2009)
Everyone thinks they know the real story behind the evil villains in fairy
tales, but the villains themselves beg to differ. Hear from
Rumpelstiltskin, the witch who almost cooked Hansel and Gretel, and
more. (Short Stories, 200 p.)
Wilson, N.: 100 Cupboards (2007)
After his parents are kidnapped, 12 year-old Henry leaves Boston and
moves to small-town Kansas, where he and his cousin discover and explore hidden doors in the attic that seem to open into other worlds. (289
p.)
(Zahler) The Thirteenth Princess (2010)
Cast aside by her father and raised as a kitchen maid, Zita learns that
she is a princess, the 13th daughter of a king who only wanted sons. After her 12 sisters fall ill, Zita discovers they are victims of a power spell
and desperately tries to save them. (243 p.)
Reiner, A.: The Unsinkable Walker Bean (2010)
Walker Bean is happiest when tinkering on his inventions , but when his
grandfather is cursed, Walker must embark on dangerous quest to
return a pearl skull to the witches who made it. (Graphic Novel, 191 p.)
J Forward, T.: Dragonborn (2012)
12 year-old Sam is a wizard’s apprentice, left half-trained when his
teacher suddenly dies. Not knowing what other wizards to trust, Sam
flees with only his dragon for company, unaware of the perils he must
face (344p)
J Richards, J.: The Book of Wonders (2012)
In a tale loosely based on the Arabian nights, 13-year-old Zardi and her
best friend, Ridhan, join forces with Captain Sinbad to defeat an evil
sultan and restore magic to the world of Arribitha. (400 p.)
J Gaiman, N.: The Graveyard Book (2008)
Nobody Owens, known to his friends as Bod, is a normal boy.
He would be completely normal if he didn't live in a sprawling
graveyard, being raised and educated by ghosts, with a solitary
guardian who belongs to neither the world of the living nor of the dead
(312p)
Riordan, R.: The Red Pyramid (2010)
Egyptologist Dr. Julius Kane accidentally unleashes the Egyptian god
Set, who banishes the doctor to oblivion and forces his two children to
embark on a dangerous journey to save him. (516 p.)
J Hunter, E.: The Empty City (2012)
In the aftermath of the Big Growl that destroyed his city, a Lone Dog
named Lucky must find a way to work with other dogs in order to
survive in a frightening new world. (275 p.)
Roberts, L.: Green (2010)
Abducted by leprechauns on her thirteenth birthday, Lilybet Green
learns that there is more to her family tree--and to her bond with her
late grandmother--than she ever could have imagined. (261 p.)
J Gardner, L.: Into the Woods (2006)
Pursued by the sinister Dr. DeWilde and his ravenous wolves, three sisters flee into the woods and begin a treacherous journey as they try to
find a way to defeat their pursuer and keep him from taking control of
the entire land. (427 p.)
Sensel, J.: The Farwalker’s Quest (2009)
When Ariel and Zeke encounter two strangers in search of the
mysterious telling darts, the curious friends suddenly find themselves in
the midst of a dangerous quest that leads to incredible
self-discovery. (372 p.)
Smith, J.: Bone: Out from Boneville (2005)
When Fone Bone, Phoney Bone, and Smiley Bone are run out of
Boneville, they become separated in a forested valley. There they begin
an adventure of a lifetime. (Graphic Novel, 138 p.)
Harris, L.: A Taste for Red (2009)
When some of her classmates disappear, Svetlana and her new friends
search for the missing students, using Svetlana's newfound ability as an
Olfactive, one who has heightened smell and hearing, and the ability to
detect vampires. (169 p.)
Harrison, M: 13 Treasures (2009)
Tortured by evil fairies who rouse her from sleep every night, Tanya is
banished to her grandmother's secluded countryside manor and
discovers dark secrets in a mysterious nearby wood that threaten to trap
her in the fairy realm. (355 p.)
(Kirov) Magickeepers: The Eternal Hourglass (2009)
On his 13th birthday, Nick Rostov learns that he is descended from a
powerful line of Magickeepers and that the equally powerful but evil
Shadowkeepers will stop at nothing to get an ancient relic that his
grandfather gave him. (231 p.)
Knudsen, M.: The Dragon of Trelian (2009)
A mage's apprentice, a princess, and a dragon combine their strength
and magic to bring down a traitor and restore peace to the kingdom of
Trelian. (407 p.)
Napoli, D.: Zel (1996)
Based on the tale of Rapunzel, Zel is locked away in a tower by her
mother after she meets a young man and begins to wish of a life of her
own. (227 p.)
Nesbet, A.: The Cabinet of Earths (2012)
13 year-old Maya, in Paris with her family for a year, lands in the middle
of a mysterious society’s quest for immortality when she is chosen as the
magical Cabinet of Earth’s next Keeper. (260 p.)
LaFevers, R.: Beastologist: Flight of the Phoenix (2009)
In 1928, when timid ten-year-old Nate learns that his parents have been
lost at sea, he joins his father's cousin on a flight to Arabia where they
must oversee the death and rebirth of the phoenix, thus beginning his
training as a "beastologist." (137 p.)
J Oliver, L.: The Spindlers (2012)
Accompanied by an eccentric, human-sized rat, Liza embarks on a
perilous quest underground to save her brother, Patrick, whose soul has
been stolen by the evilest of creatures--the spindlers. (246 p.)
Law, I.: Savvy (2008)
For generations, the Beaumont family has harbored a magical secret.
They each possess a “savvy” - a special supernatural power that strikes
when they turn 13. Eagerly waiting to discover her own savvy, Mib Beaumont is about to turn 13. (342 p.)
Paterson, K.: The Flint Heart (2011)
A magical amulet brings power and darkness to all who possess it. When
Unity’s father finds the amulet, he becomes cruel and Unity will do all
she can (along with some pixies) to break its spell. (288 p.)
Levine, G.: Fairy Dust and the Quest for the Egg (2010)
Tinker Bell and the other fairies of Fairy Haven are unsure of the new
fairy Prilla who is a little strange and seemingly talentless, but when
Never Land is in danger, Prilla’s talent finally emerges. (188 p.)
Lin, G.: Where the Mountain Meets the Moon (2009)
Minli, an adventurous girl from a poor village, buys a goldfish and joins a
dragon who cannot fly on a quest to find the Old Man of the Moon in
hopes of bringing life and prosperity to Fruitless Mountain. (278 p.)
Madigan, L.: The Mermaid’s Mirror (2010)
Lena has always felt drawn to the waters of San Francisco Bay, but
after she glimpses a beautiful woman with a tail, nothing can keep
Lena from searching for the mermaid in the dangerous waves of
Magic Crescent Cove. (308 p.)
Pearce, P.: A Finder’s Magic (2009)
After a mysterious stranger offers to help Till find his dog, they embark
on a magical quest, encountering a heron, a mole, a riddling cat, and a
mouse who delivers a vital clue. (119 p.)
Poblocki, J.: The Stone Child (2009)
When Eddie, Harris, and Maggie discover that the scary adventures in
their favorite author’s books come true, they must find a way to close
the portal that allows evil creatures to enter their hometown. (274 p.)
Reeve, P.: No Such Thing as Dragons (2009)
A young, mute boy who is apprenticed to a dragon-slayer suspects that
the winged beasts don’t exist until he--and his master--learn the truth.
(186 p.)

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