Fantasy

The Secret of Platform 13

By Eva Ibbotson

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Odge Gribble, a young hag, accompanies an old wizard, a gentle fey, and a giant ogre on their mission through a magical tunnel from their Island to London to rescue their King and Queen's son who had been stolen as an infant. J Fic Ibb
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The Book of Three

By Lloyd Alexander

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Taran, the assistant pig-keeper, longs to be a hero. He begins his journey to heroism with a strange assortment of companions on a dangerous mission to save his beloved homeland, Prydain. Taran's adventures chronicle the brave battle he wages against the forces of evil to protect it. J Fic Ale
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Ender's Game

By Orson Scott Card

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The Earth is under attack from aliens known as "buggers." The only hope is a brilliant general named Ender Wiggin. The only problem is that he is a child. Follow up with the parallel novel, Ender's Shadow.
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Over Sea, Under Stone

By Susan Cooper

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Three children on vacation in Cornwall find an ancient manuscript which sends them on a dangerous quest that entraps them in the eternal battle between the forces of the Light and the Dark. J Fic Coo
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The Princess and the Bear

By Mettie Ivie Harrison

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A hound who was once a princess and a bear who was once a king travel back in time to save a kingdom and find their human selves.
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The Lighthouse Land

By Adrian McKinty

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Thirteen-year-old Jamie is overjoyed when a bequest sends him and his mother to live on an Irish island, where he and his newfound friend Ramsay travel back in time to help a young girl save her people from certain death.
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The Fetch

By Chris Humphreys

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After exploring a sea chest full of runes and a journal belonging to his deceased grandfather, fifteen-year-old Sky summons the old man's ghost, who teaches him how to travel through time and space. FETCH: The apparition, double, or wraith of a living person. In the attic, in an old sea chest, secreted away, are a mysterious journal and a set of runes: 24 stones that will change Sky's life forever. When Sky and his cousin Kristin find their Norwegian grandfather's runes, Sky feels like the wait is over, like he can now release the breath he wasn't even aware he'd been holding. But when he lays out the stones in a runecast they find in Sigurd's journal, he is catapulted into a world filled with more possibilities and more danger than he ever imagined.
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Heroes of the Valley

By Jonathan Stroud

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When young Halli Sveinsson plays a trick on Ragnor of the House of Hakonsson, he sets in motion a chain of events that will forever alter his destiny, forcing him to leave home and go on a hero's quest where he encounters highway robbers, terrifying monsters, and a girl who may finally be his match
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Lament:the Faerie Queen's Deception

By Maggie Stiefvater

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On the day of an important music competition, talented but painfully introverted and nervous Deirdre Monaghan is helped to perform by the compelling and enigmatic Luke Dillon and finds herself inexorably drawn into the mysteries and dangers of the faerie world.
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Ella Enchanted

By Gail Carson Levine

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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. J Fic Lev
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