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The Gryphon's Lair

Royal Guide to Monster Slaying, Book 2

by Kelley Armstrong
edition: Hardcover
also available: Paperback
  • age: 10 to 14
  • Grade: 5 to 9
tagged: fantasy & magic, self-esteem & self-reliance, monsters

The exciting second book in the fantastical series for ages 10-14 by NYT bestselling author, Kelley Armstrong.

Rowan is now the Royal Monster Hunter, and her twin brother, Rhydd, is destined to be king. But her mother's cousin Heward is still determined that his children be the ones to inherit the titles, and will stop at nothing to show that Rowan …

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Baba Yaga's Assistant

by Marika McCoola, illustrated by Emily Carroll
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 10 to 14
  • Grade: 5 to 9
tagged: adaptations, multigenerational, fairy tales, folklore, legends & mythology

Russian folklore icon Baba Yaga mentors a lonely teen in a wry graphic novel that balances gleefully between the modern and the timeless.

Most children think twice before braving a haunted wood filled with terrifying beasties to match wits with a witch, but not Masha. Her beloved grandma taught her many things: that stories are useful, that magic is …

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A Royal Guide to Monster Slaying

by Kelley Armstrong
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 10 to 14
  • Grade: 5 to 9
tagged: fantasy & magic, monsters, self-esteem & self-reliance

Monster hunting isn't for the faint of heart -- the first in a brand-new middle-grade series by NYT bestselling author, Kelley Armstrong.

Twelve-year-old Rowan is destined to be Queen; her twin brother, Rhydd, to be Royal Monster Hunter. Rowan would give anything to switch places, but the oldest child is always next in line, even if she is only old …

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Wolf's Bane

by Kelley Armstrong, read by Justis Bolding & Austin Rising
  • age: 14 to 17
  • Grade: 9 to 12
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Summer camp is a traditional teenage rite of passage, but when you add supernatural powers to the typically high dosage of adolescent hormones - you get an even more combustible mix. Sixteen-year-old werewolf twins Kate and Logan Danvers are none too thrilled at being shipped off to a supernatural youth leadership conference in West Virginia. 

From …

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The Wizenard Series: Season One

created by Kobe Bryant, by Wesley King
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 10 to 18
  • Grade: 4 to 12
tagged: basketball, fantasy & magic

#1 New York Times Bestseller
A USA TODAY Bestseller
A People Magazine pick

Reggie has never felt destined for greatness. He dreams about basketball brilliance all day and night, but the hard truth is that he's a benchwarmer for the West Bottom Badgers, the worst team in the league. Even their mysterious new coach, Rolabi Wizenard, can't seem to help …

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The Wizenard Series: Season One, Collector's Edition

Granity Studios

created by Kobe Bryant, by Wesley King
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 10 to 18
  • Grade: 4 to 12
tagged: basketball, fantasy & magic

The next installment in Kobe Bryant's #1 New York Times bestselling Wizenard series is now available in a limited deluxe edition! This edition has an incredible velvety texture that perfectly matches The Wizenard Series: Training Camp.

Reggie has never felt destined for greatness. He dreams about basketball brilliance all day and night, but the hard …

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Dragon Assassin

by Arthur Slade
edition: eBook
  • age: 10 to 14
  • Grade: 4 to 9
tagged: fantasy & magic, school & education, mythical

A thrilling YA fantasy novel from award-winning author Arthur Slade!

 

Carmen is a student at Red Assassin School. She's an expert at bladed weapons and poisons; and she's desperate to finish at the top of the class, ahead of her twin brother. The students have been trained to hunt using giant black swans, but Carmen has discovered a dragon. All sh …

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Swallow's Dance

by Wendy Orr
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 10 to 14
  • Grade: 4 to 10
tagged: greek & roman, ancient civilizations, fantasy & magic, survival stories, non-classifiable

Now in paperback, a USBBY Outstanding International Book set in the myth-rich culture of Bronze Age Crete. When a volcano cuts short the coming-of-age training of a young priestess, she must find the strength within herself to ensure the survival of her family.

Leira is about to start her initiation as a priestess when her world is turned upside dow …

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Below the Moon

The 8th Island Trilogy, Book 2, A Novel

by Alexis Marie Chute
edition: Paperback
  • age: 14 to 21
  • Grade: 9 to 16
tagged: epic, survival stories, paranormal

Ella Wellsley is not your typical teenager. Cancer left her mute, but not powerless. Trapped in a parallel dimension, Ella rallies her strength to join her family—her mother, Tessa, her grandpa Archie, and her magical boyfriend—in locating the cure to her illness. This cure is entangled in the fate of all worlds, and threatened by the presence …

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