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The Door Within

by Wayne Thomas Batson

Conditional Recommendation: Aiden Thomas goes on an allegorical adventure in another world to fight against the forces of evil and serve the one true King.

Age: Middle Grade
Series: The Door Within, Book 1 of 3
Pages: 350
Published: 2007

Genre: Christian Allegory, Christian Fantasy

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The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

by C.S. Lewis

Unconditional Recommendation: Four children travel through a wardrobe to Narnia and assist the lion Aslan to triumph over the White Witch, who has cursed the land with eternal winter.

Age: Middle Grade
Series: The Chronicles of Narnia, Book Two
Pages: 189
Published: 1950

Genre: Fantasy, Christian Allegory

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The Bloodstone Chronicles

by Bill Myers

Conditional Recommendation: Christian allegorical adventures involving a fantastical land with fantastical creatures where Nathan, Denise, and Joshua grow from nonbelievers to mature Christians.

Age: Middle Grade
Series: Bloodstone Chronicles, a collection of 4 books
Pages: 425
Published: 1991 (Zondervan)  

Genre: Christian Fantasy/Christian Allegory

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Mattie’s Unspoken Vow (A Newly Weds #5)

by Margo Hansen

Unconditional Recommendation: A shotgun wedding to a stranger, a tangle of relationships, and strange circumstances happening all over Sand Creek make for an engaging and sentimental finale to the series.

Age: Young Adult
Series: A Newly Weds series, Book Five
Pages: 322
Published: 2013

Genre: Historical Christian Romance

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Irena’s Bond of Matrimony (A Newly Weds #4)

by Margo Hansen

Unconditional Recommendation: A letter ordering Irena to travel to America to become a bride brings love into Irena’s life—the love of the Savior, the love of a man, and the love of friends.

Age: Young Adult
Series: A Newly Weds series, Book Four
Pages: 366
Published: 2012

Genre: Historical Christian Romance

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The Secret Garden

by Frances Hodgson Burnett

Unconditional Recommendation: A story of mystery, transformation and new life for a neglected young girl, her fearful cousin, and an abandoned garden.

Age: Middle Grade
Series: Stand Alone
Pages: 358
Published: 1911

Genre: Classic

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The Negotiator (O’Malley #1)

by Dee Henderson

Conditional Recommendation: Intriguing mystery and interesting characters combine to form this hard-to-put-down suspense/love/conversion story.

Age: Young Adult
Series: O’Malley, Book One
Pages: 296
Published: 2000

Genre: Christian Mystery, Romance, Contemporary

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