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The Borrowers Book Poster Image
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age 7+
Classic tale a bit slow but retains its appeal.
By Mary Norton
(2003)
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Nicholas St. North and the Battle of the Nightmare King: The Guardians, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 7+
Early days of Santa Claus are busy but not wholly engaging.
By William Joyce, Laura Geringer
(2011)
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Legends of Zita the Spacegirl Book Poster Image
age 7+
Sequel has even more awesome bravery and action.
By Ben Hatke
(2012)
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Secrets of Droon Series Book Poster Image
age 7+
Simple but inventive series great for first fantasy reading.
By Tony Abbott
(1999)
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Milo Speck, Accidental Agent Book Poster Image
age 7+
Funny fantasy encourages problem-solving, resilience.
By Linda Urban
(2015)
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Half Magic: Tales of Magic, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 7+
Delightful, charming classic has adventure, humor, heart.
By Edward Eager
(1999)
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Fairy Mom and Me, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 7+
Fluffy fun for fairy fans encourages teamwork, patience.
By Sophie Kinsella
(2018)
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City of Ashes: The Mortal Instruments, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
City of Bones sequel is gripping but a lot gorier.
By Cassandra Clare
(2008)
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Breaking Dawn: The Twilight Saga, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Last book of supernatural soap saga is slightly more mature.
By Stephenie Meyer
(2008)
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Kin: The Good Neighbors, Book One Book Poster Image
age 14+
Spiderwick author's graphic novel for teen fans only.
By Holly Black
(2008)
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Fire Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Stellar fantasy heroine in mature action-adventure/romance.
By Kristin Cashore
(2009)
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Nightshade, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Gripping werewolf thriller explores lust more than love.
By Andrea Cremer
(2010)
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Wolfsbane: Nightshade, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Steamy werewolf sequel ups the thrills, violence, and sex.
By Andrea Cremer
(2011)
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Daughter of Smoke & Bone, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Dynamic writing sets intense angel romance apart.
By Laini Taylor
(2011)
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Bloodrose: Nightshade, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Werewolf finale focuses on love triangle and bloody battle.
By Andrea Cremer
(2012)
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Clockwork Prince: Infernal Devices, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Fantasy sequel has strong female characters, more violence.
By Cassandra Clare
(2011)
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There Is No Dog Book Poster Image
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age 14+
God re-imagined as teen prompts big questions, sharp humor.
By Meg Rosoff
(2012)
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Black Heart: Curse Workers, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Entertaining but predictable final installment.
By Holly Black
(2012)
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Bitterblue Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Graceling sequel overlong, but strong heroine shines.
By Kristin Cashore
(2012)
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The Chaos Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Surrealism, folklore mix in unforgettable disaster fantasy.
By Nalo Hopkinson
(2012)
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