Fantasy for Grades 3–5

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Author Title Call Number
Poppy the mouse sets out on a dangerous quest to find a new home, in defiance of Mr. Ocax, a terrifying owl. (146 pp.)
J Avi
BabbittTuck Everlasting
Winnie discovers a magic spring that grants eternal life. (139 pp.)
J Babbitt
BaptisteThe Jumbies
Corinne must call on her courage and an ancient magic to stop an evil spirit and save her island home. (234 pp.)
J Baptiste
BooraemSmall Persons with Wings
Mellie and her family must try to locate a missing fairy ring. (302 pp.)
J Booraem
BurneTakeshita Demons
Miku must save her baby brother from Japanese demons. (136 pp.)
J Burne
CatlingThe Chocolate Touch
Everything John's lips touch turns into chocolate! (126 pp.)
J Catling
CodellDiary of a Fairy Godmother
Hunky Dory the witch wants to grant wishes for a living. (170 pp.)
J Codell
CollinsGregor the Overlander
Gregor and his little sister go on a quest into a strange underground world, triggering an epic battle. (311 pp.)
J Collins
CowellHow to Train Your Dragon
A young Viking must catch and train a dragon in order to be initiated into his clan. (214 pp.)
J Cowell
DahlCharlie and the Chocolate Factory
Charlie is one of five children to tour Willy Wonka's mysterious chocolate factory! (161 pp.)
J Dahl
DiCamilloThe Tale of Despereaux: Being the Story of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup, and a Spool of Thread
Despereaux the mouse will do anything for the princess he loves. (267 pp.)
J DiCamillo
EagerHalf Magic
Four children make wishes on an ancient coin. (217 pp.)
J Eager
FunkeIgraine the Brave
Igraine wants to be a knight, not a magician like her parents. (212 pp.)
J Funke
GannettMy Father's Dragon
A boy decides to rescue a baby dragon from Wild Island. (86 pp.)
J Gannett
HansonHow to Save Your Tail If You Are a Rat Nabbed by Cats Who Really Like Stories About Magic Spoons, Wolves with Snout-warts, Big Hairy Chimney Trolls--and Cookies Too
Bob the rat spins funny fractured fairy tales about his ancestors. (93 pp.)
J Hanson
IbbotsonThe Secret of Platform 13
A young witch, a wizard, a fey, and an ogre journey from their magical island to London to rescue the prince. (231 pp.)
J Ibbotson
IserlesThe Taken
After their den is destroyed, two young foxes take refuge in a human city while mastering foxcraft, the ancient magical arts of their kind. (252 pp.)
J Iserles
KesslerThe Tail of Emily Windsnap
After starting swimming lessons, Emily discovers a terrible and wonderful secret about herself. (208 pp.)
J Kessler
Mibs's magical power is revealed on her 13th birthday, just as her father is injured in a terrible accident. (342 pp.)
J Law
LevineElla Enchanted
Ella struggles against the childhood curse that forces her to obey any order given to her. (232 pp.)
J Levine
LinWhere the Mountain Meets the Moon
Minli joins a flightless dragon on a quest to find the Old Man of the Moon, in hopes of saving her poor village. (278 pp.)
J Lin
PrineasThe Magic Thief
A young thief is drawn into a life of magic and adventure after picking a powerful wizard's pocket. (419 pp.)
J Prineas
RichardsThe Book of Wonders
Zardi and Rhidan join forces with Captain Sinbad to defeat an evil sultan and restore magic to the world of Arribitha. (400 pp.)
J Richards
RoddaRowan of Rin
The only one able to read the map, timid Rowan joins a dangerous mission to try to restore his town's water supply. (151 pp.)
J Rodda
RodgersFreaky Friday
Annabel wakes up in her mother's body—and vice versa! (145 pp.)
J Rodgers
RowlingHarry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
Rescued from his horrible aunt and uncle, Harry goes to meet his destiny at Hogwarts School for Wizards and Witches. (309 pp.)
J Rowling
SutherlandThe Menagerie
When Logan finds a baby griffin hiding under his bed, he's thrown into a mystery involving his classmate Zoe and a magical menagerie in his sleepy town. (272 pp.)
J Sutherland
Vande VeldeWizard at Work: A Novel in Stories
A young wizard looks forward to a quiet summer but is drawn into adventures with princesses, unicorns, and ghosts instead. (134 pp.)
J Vande Velde
YepThe Magic Paintbrush
A magic paintbrush transports Steve to a world of adventures. (89 pp.)
J Yep

Last Updated: 11/16


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