Children - Fantasy & Sci-Fi

Eye of Zoltar

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ISBN: 9780547738499
Availability: Hard to Find - May no longer be available
Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - October 7th, 2014

Need a tree moved or drain fixed? Call Kazam Mystical Arts. Manager Jennifer Strange, age 16, will send you a wizard. Magic isn’t powerful, but it’s growing. When the dragons are threatened again, she must find the Eye of Zoltar to save them. ~ Reviewed by Leah Moore

Book of Storms

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By Ruth Hatfield, Greg Call (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780805099980
Availability: Out of Print
Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - January 27th, 2015

After a terrible storm, Danny’s parents go missing. In a lightening-struck tree he finds a taro, heart of the storm, which grants the power to speak with animals and plants, but he has no idea of the dangers ahead. Great for Percy Jackson fans! ~ Reviewed by Leah Moore

The Orphan Queen

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ISBN: 9780062317384
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - March 10th, 2015

Wilhelmina is the teenage queen of a kingdom that doesn't exist anymore — Aecor was conquered when she was a child by a king who had her parents executed and her magic outlawed. Now Wil is a member of the Ospreys, a rebel group of highborn teens from Aecor who are planning to reclaim their kingdom. Working against them— or so they believe— is Black Knife, a vigilante who takes down criminals and magic-users... until he meets a nameless girl who makes him question whether what he does is right. A fast-paced fantasy with an almost comic-book superhero element, The Orphan Queen is a compelling start to a new series by popular YA sci-fi author Jodi Meadows. ~ Reviewed by Paige Mushaw


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ISBN: 9781250007209
Availability: Hard to Find - May no longer be available
Published: Square Fish - January 8th, 2013

A list of things you will find in this sci-fi retelling of Cinderella: A quick-witted heroine who happens to be a cyborg mechanic, a greedy stepmother, a deadly disease, a moon colony ruled by an evil queen, an adorable, noble prince, and just a touch of endearing romance. Each book in this series retells a different fairy tale, and each is deftly plotted with a perfect balance of action and character drama— in short: so much fun! ~ Reviewed by Paige Mushaw

The Ice Dragon

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By George R. R. Martin, Luis Royo (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780765378774
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Published: Tor Teen - October 21st, 2014

An exquisite short story about how a girl and her ice dragon become involved in a terrible war. Perfect for middle and young adult readers interested in fantasy, violent(ish) stories, or dark fairy tales. Would be a wonderful read-aloud, though perhaps not before bed for the quite young. ~ Reviewed by Aubrey Restifo

Other Worlds

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ISBN: 9780061963797
Availability: Backordered
Published: Walden Pond Press - September 17th, 2013

Blast off with some of today's greatest authors! Jon Scieszka edited and reader approved! Science fiction, fantasy and adventure never looked so great! Also find the others in Guy Reads: Funny Business; Thriller; The Sports Pages and True Stories. ~Reviewed by Jeanette


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