Adventure

Harry Potter and the sorcerer's stone book cover

Harry Potter and the sorcerer's stone

J. K Rowling

YOUNG ADULT FICTION Rowling, J. K.
Fiction, Adventure, Fantasy, Kids, Young Adult

Rescued from the outrageous neglect of his aunt and uncle, a young boy with a great destiny proves his worth while attending Hogwarts School for Wizards and Witches. This is the first Hary Potter book.

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The sea of trolls book cover

The sea of trolls

Nancy Farmer

YOUNG ADULT FICTION Farmer, Nancy
Fiction, Adventure, Fantasy, Kids, Young Adult

After Jack becomes apprenticed to a Druid bard, he and his little sister Lucy are captured by Viking Berserkers and taken to the home of King Ivar the Boneless and his half-troll queen, leading Jack to undertake a vital quest to Jotunheim, home of the trolls.

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Dealing with dragons book cover

Dealing with dragons

Patricia C. Wrede

YOUNG ADULT FICTION Wrede, Patricia C.
Fiction, Adventure, Fantasy, Kids

Bored with traditional palace life, a princess goes off to live with a group of dragons and soon becomes involved with fighting against some disreputable wizards who want to steal away the dragons' kingdom.

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The field guide book cover

The field guide

Tony DiTerlizzi

jFICTION DiTerlizzi, Tony
Fiction, Adventure, Fantasy, Kids

When the Grace children go to stay at their Great Aunt Lucinda's worn Victorian house, they discover a field guide to fairies and other creatures and begin to have some unusual experiences.

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Inkheart book cover

Inkheart

Cornelia Caroline Funke

YOUNG ADULT FICTION Funke, Cornelia Caroline
Fiction, Adventure, Fantasy, Kids, Young Adult

Twelve-year-old Meggie learns that her father, who repairs and binds books for a living, can "read" fictional characters to life when one of those characters abducts them and tries to force him into service.

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The Thickety : a path begins book cover

The Thickety : a path begins

J. A White

jFICTION White J. A.
Fiction, Adventure, Dystopian, Fantasy, Kids

"When twelve-year-old Kara discovers her mother's grimoire in the dangerous forest, she must decide if she'll use it, even though such magic is forbidden"--

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Eragon book cover

Eragon

Christopher Paolini

YOUNG ADULT FICTION Paolini, Christopher
Fiction, Adventure, Fantasy, Kids, Young Adult

In Aagaesia, a fifteen-year-old boy of unknown lineage called Eragon finds a mysterious stone that weaves his life into an intricate tapestry of destiny, magic, and power, peopled with dragons, elves, and monsters.

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The Amulet of Samarkand book cover

The Amulet of Samarkand

Jonathan Stroud

YOUNG ADULT FICTION Stroud, Jonathan
Fiction, Adventure, Fantasy, Kids, Young Adult

Nathaniel, a magician's apprentice, summons up the djinni Bartimaeus and instructs him to steal the Amulet of Samarkand from the powerful magician Simon Lovelace.

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A wizard of Earthsea book cover

A wizard of Earthsea

Ursula K. Le Guin

YOUNG ADULT FICTION LeGuin, Ursula K.
Fiction, Adventure, Fantasy, Kids, Young Adult

A boy grows to manhood while attempting to subdue the evil he unleashed on the world as an apprentice to the Master Wizard.

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A classic hero's journey, but one where the hero's battle is as much against himself as against forces of evil in the world. -Morgan

The magic thief book cover

The magic thief

Sarah Prineas

YOUNG ADULT FICTION Prineas, Sarah
Fiction, Adventure, Fantasy, Kids

A young thief is drawn into a life of magic and adventure after picking the pocket of the powerful wizard Nevery Flinglas, who has returned from exile to attempt to reverse the troubling decline of magic in Wellmet City.

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