Tag Archives: battle

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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The Horse and His Boy

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

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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The Last Hunt (Unicorn Chronicles #4)

by Bruce Coville

Conditional Recommendation: An epic and complex weaving of story lines to conclude the series, the fate of Luster, its creators and all its creatures.

Age: Middle Grade
Series: Unicorn Chronicles, Book Four
Pages: 605
Published: 2010

Genre: Fantasy

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The Tower of Geburah (The Archives of Anthropos #1)

by John White

Conditional Recommendation: Three Canadian children fall through television sets to land in a world where they have to escape captivity, help free a king, and defeat the powers of evil.

Age: Middle Grade
Series: The Archives of Anthropos, Book One
Pages: 402
Published: 1978

Genre: Christian Fantasy/Allegory

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The Kings of Clonmel (Ranger’s Apprentice #8)

by John Flanagan

Conditional Recommendation: Will, Horace and Halt travel to neighboring Clonmel to disrupt a religious cult threatening the kingdom.

Age: Young Adult
Series: Ranger’s Apprentice, Book Eight
Pages: 320-400 pages, depending on edition
Published: 2010

Genre: Adventure/Fantasy

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The Battle for Skandia (Ranger’s Apprentice #4)

by John Flanagan

Conditional Recommendation: Trapped in Skandia by the invading Temujai army, Will, Horace, Evanlyn, Halt and Erak must unite to defend themselves against the threatening enemy.

Age: Young Adult
Series: Ranger’s Apprentice, Book Four
Pages: 294
Published: 2008

Genre: Adventure, Fantasy

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The Burning Bridge (Ranger’s Apprentice #2)

by John Flanagan

Conditional Recommendation: Ranger apprentice, Will, and his friend Horace are sent as envoys to Celtica in light of the coming war and they find themselves and their training put to the ultimate test.

Age: Young Adult
Series: Ranger’s Apprentice, Book Two
Pages: 304
Published: 2007
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy

Awards: Children’s Book Council of Australia Award, International Success of the Year Award (2007)

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