Category Archives: Fantasy

On the Edge of the Dark Sea of Darkness (Wingfeather Saga #1)

by Andrew Peterson

Conditional Recommendation: The beginning of a fantastical, suspenseful, epic adventure with the Igiby family as enemies are evaded and mysteries are uncovered.

Age: Middle Grade
Series: The Wingfeather Saga, Book 1 of 4
Pages: 290
Published: 2008

Genre: Fantasy

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The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (The Chronicles of Narnia #5)

by C.S. Lewis

Unconditional Recommendation: Lucy, Edmund, and their cousin Eustace join King Caspian and Reepicheep on their adventures aboard the Dawn Treader as they voyage in search of seven lost lords and Aslan’s Country.

Age: Middle Grade
Series: The Chronicles of Narnia, Book Five
Pages: 248
Published: 1952

Genre: Fantasy, Christian Allegory

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Dragon Slippers

by Jessica Day George

Conditional Recommendation: A young seamstress gets an unusual pair of slippers from bargaining with a dragon and becomes a major player in facing the threat against her kingdom.

Age: Middle Grade
Series: Dragon Slippers, Book 1 of 3
Pages: 324
Published: 2007

Genre: Fantasy

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The Green Ember

by S. D. Smith

Unconditional Recommendation: Two young brother and sister rabbits are forced to flee their home and find their place in the wider world of creatures at war and endeavoring to regain a better world.

Age: Middle Grade
Series: The Green Ember, Book 1 of 4
Pages: 365
Published: 2014

Genre: Fantasy, Animal

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Cytonic (Skyward #3)

by Brandon Sanderson

Conditional Recommendation: Spensa goes even farther into the corners of the galaxy to discover what she is and what she can do to save her people.

Age: Young Adult
Series: Skyward, Book 3 of 4
Pages: 409
Published: 2021

Genre: Sci Fi/Fantasy

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Starsight (Skyward #2)

by Brandon Sanderson

Conditional Recommendation: Spensa is prepared to do whatever it takes to find the answers that will free and protect her people—even travel across the galaxy and engage in espionage.

Age: Young Adult
Series: Skyward, Book 2 of 3
Pages: 461
Published: 2019

Genre: Sci Fi, Fantasy

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Skyward

by Brandon Sanderson

Conditional Recommendation: Spensa dreams of becoming a fighter pilot and defending the remnants of the human race from the Krell aliens, but she’ll have to face her father’s shameful legacy, flight school, and the Admiral’s attempts to deny her.

Age: Young Adult
Series: Skyward, Book 1 of 3
Pages: 513
Published: 2018

Genre: Sci Fi, Fantasy

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The Horse and His Boy (The Chronicles of Narnia #3)

by C.S. Lewis

Unconditional Recommendation: A young boy and a talking horse escape captivity and flee north to Narnia only to end up trying to save it from a prideful Calormene prince.

Age: Middle Grade
Series: The Chronicles of Narnia, Book Three
Pages: 224
Published: 1954

Genre: Fantasy, Christian Allegory

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Prince Caspian (The Chronicles of Narnia #4)

by C.S. Lewis

Unconditional Recommendation: Peter, Susan, Edmund and Lucy return to Narnia to aid Prince Caspian and Aslan in their endeavors to take back Narnia from the Telmarines.

Age: Middle Grade
Series: The Chronicles of Narnia, Book Four
Pages: 223
Published: 1951

Genre: Fantasy, Christian Allegory

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