Magic

Wonderful Wizard of Oz

By L. Frank Baum

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After a cyclone transports her to the land of Oz, Dorothy must seek out the great wizard in order to return to Kansas. Suggested for ages 9-12.
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Stuart Goes to School

By Sara Pennypacker

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Worried about his first day at a new school, eight-year-old Stuart wears his magic cape and hopes that it will help him. Suggested for ages 6-9.
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Half-Magic

By Edward Eager

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Faced with a dull summer in the city, Jane, Mark, Katharine, and Martha suddenly find themselves involved in a series of extraordinary adventures after Jane discovers an ordinary-looking coin that seems to grant wishes . Suggested for ages 9-12.
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Pure dead magic

By Debi Gliori

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When their father is kidnapped and danger looms, the Strega-Borgia children, their mysterious new nanny, and a giant tarantula use magic and actual trips through the Internet to bring peace to their Scottish castle. J Fic Gli
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The Akhenaten Adventure

By P.B. Kerr

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When twelve-year-old twins Philippa and John discover that they are descended from a long line of djinn, their mother sends them away to their Uncle Nimrod, who takes them to Cairo where he starts to teach them about their extraordinary powers. YA Fic Ker
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The Amulet of Samarkand

By Jonathan Stroud

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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. J Fic Str
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The Amulet of Samarkand

By Jonathan Stroud

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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. Ages 11 & up.
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The Field Guide

By Holly Black, Tony DiTerlizzi

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When the Grace children go to stay at their Great Aunt Lucinda's worn Victorian house, they discover a field guide to fairies and other creatures and begin to have some unusual experiences; first in a series. Ages 8-12.
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Artemis Fowl

By Eoin Colfer

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When a twelve-year-old evil genius tries to restore his family fortune by capturing a fairy and demanding a ransom in gold, the fairies fight back with magic, technology, and a particularly nasty troll. Ages 10-14.
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Knight's Castle

By Edward Eager

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Four cousins, Roger, Ann, Eliza, and Jack, have an extraordinary summer when, after an old toy soldier comes to life, they find themselves transported back to the days of Robin Hood and Ivanhoe. J Fic Eag
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