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KIDS

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Ages 9-12

Fantasy

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Changeling by  William Ritter
Twelve-year-olds Tinn and Cole, raised as human twins in sleepy Endsborough, risk their lives in the Wild Wood, Oddmire Swamp, and the Deep Dark to learn which is a goblin changeling with an important mission.
Delphine and the Silver Needle by  Alyssa Moon
When sixteen-year-old Delphine, a dressmaker mouse in Cinderella's chateau, learns of her connection to the Threaded, magical tailor mice of legend, she undertakes an epic quest to claim her identity.
Descendants. Fright at the Museum by  Delilah S Dawson
Inspired by the Disney Channel original movie Descendants. Mal, Evie, Jay, Carlos and all their friends are excited to be hanging out at Evie's to watch Lonnie's first R.O.A.R. tournament--but before they can do that, they have to contend with a mysterious magical force that's making the artifacts in the Museum of Cultural History come to life!
Forever Neverland by  Susan Adrian
Told in two voices, Clover, twelve, and her autistic brother Fergus, eleven, discover they are descended from Wendy Darling and set off with Peter Pan for adventures in Neverland.
Galloglass by  Scarlett Thomas
Effie, Wolf, Raven, and Max are faced with their most challenging adventure yet in the third installment of the magical Worldquake series, which Kirkus Reviews calls tailor-made for Harry Potter's fans. Effie Truelove and her school friends Lexy, Wolf, Maximilian, and Raven must put their magical skills to the test. The Diberi, a corrupt organization intent on destroying the world, has returned and has something sinister planned at Midwinter. But during a visit to the Otherworld, Effie is mistaken and imprisoned for being a galloglass--a dangerous, selfish islander. Meanwhile, Lexy is threatened by the vile professor Jupiter Peacock and Wolf embarks on a perilous journey to find his missing sister. And back at school, Neptune the cat is bored. He's used to lording over the other stray cats, but they've all mysteriously vanished. Where could they be--and how will he find them? Can Effie and her friends reunite before their universe ceases to exist?
No One Returns From the Enchanted Forest by  Robin Robinson
They say no one returns from the Enchanted Forest--but that won't discourage Pella. Earthquakes are destroying her village, and worst of all, they've caused the Midsummer Festival to be canceled. According to legend, the Earth Queen is to blame for these violent quakes--and the Earth Queen's tower lies at the heart of the Enchanted Forest. Late one night, Pella sneaks away to find the Earth Queen and give her a piece of her mind. But she's not afraid--she's never afraid. It's Bix, Pella's sister, who does the worrying for both of them. She's the one, after all, who was tasked with keeping her sister safe after they lost their parents. But despite her fears and the very real dangers that lie ahead, Bix will do anything to protect her little sister--even walk into the Enchanted Forest with only a ball of yarn to guide them home. They say no one returns from the Enchanted Forest. Will Bix and Pella be the first?
One Jar of Magic by  Corey Ann Haydu
Joining her family in her community's annual New Year's Day magic-capturing ceremony, a 12-year-old girl who has always been lucky captures just one tiny jar of magic, revealing the true nature and beliefs of her loved ones.
Scorch Dragons by  Amie Kaufman
After the fateful battle between the ice wolves and the scorch dragons, Anders and his twin sister, Rayna, have been reunited. But there's no time to celebrate.
Series -
Elementals ; 2.
Secret in the Stone by  Kamilla Benko
Claire Martinson and her sister Sophie have decided to stay in Arden--the magical land they discovered by climbing up a chimney. If what they've learned is true, the sisters are the last descendants of the royal family, and only a true heir of Arden--with magic in her blood--can awaken the unicorns. Since Sophie does not have magic, the land's last hope rests on Claire. The sisters journey to Stonehaven, a famed Gemmer school high in the mountains of Arden, so Claire can train in the magic of stones. As Claire struggles through classes, Sophie uncovers dangerous secrets about the people they thought they could trust. With Arden on the brink of crumbling, can Claire prove she is the prophesied heir and unlock the magic of the unicorns before it's too late?
Silver Batal and the Water Dragon Races by  Kristin Halbrook
Silver Batal, a young desert-dweller, dreams of becoming a water dragon racer, and when she befriends a rare dragon that can swim and fly, she may just get her chance.
The Accidental Apprentice by  Amanda Foody
Eleven-year-old Barclay Thorne yearns for the quiet life of a mushroom farmer, but after unwittingly bonding with a beast in the forbidden Woods, he must seek Lore Keepers to break the bond and return home.
Series -
Wilderlore
The Last Dragon by James Riley
With help from his friends, Fort tries to find and bring the last dragon to the Old Ones in exchange for releasing Fort's father, while they continue to seek the books of magic.Provided by Publisher.
The Secret of Zoone by  Lee Edward Födi
When a bright blue winged tiger appears on his aunt's sofa, Ozzie can tell he's in for an adventure. He's thrilled to follow Tug--a skyger--through a secret door in the basement and into Zoone, the bustling Grand Central Station of the universe, where a thousand doors act as portals to strange and wonderful worlds. But some doors also hide dangers--nd when the portal back to Earth explodes behind him, Ozzie gets more adventure than he bargained for. In a station full of wizards, creepy-crawlies, and the occasional cursed princess, Ozzie has to find a way to repair his door... and possibly save the multiverse in the process.
Updated 12/16/2021