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Upside-Down Magic

Upside-Down Magic by Sarah Mlynowski Grades 2-6 Nory’s father is the headmaster of the prestigious Sage Academy. Her brother and sister both attend it and excel at their magic skills. For Nory, though, things are different. She is a Fluxor, … Continue reading

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Accidentally Evil

Accidentally Evil by Lara Chapman Grades 4-7 Now in her second year at Dowling Academy, Hallie Simon is ready to learn more about witchcraft and the gifts that she has inherited. As she and her friends delve back into their … Continue reading

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The XYZs of Being Wicked

The XYZs of Being Wicked by Lara Chapman Grades 4-7 Hallie Simon is excited and nervous about attending the Dowling Academy School of Witchcraft. She is the first witch in five generations in her family to be able to do … Continue reading

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Saving Lucas Biggs

Saving Lucas Biggs by Marisa de los Santos & David Teague Grades 4-8 Margaret O’Malley is stunned when her father is convicted of arson and murder and sentenced to death by Judge Lucas Biggs. John O’Malley, a geologist and whistle … Continue reading

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Seven Wild Sisters: A Modern Fairy Tale

Seven Wild Sisters: A Modern Fairy Tale by Charles de Lint Grades 4-7 If you loved The Cats of Tanglewood Forest, you will want to read this book! Taking place quite a few years later, Lillian is now an old … Continue reading

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The Last Present (Willow Falls #4)

The Last Present by Wendy Mass Grades 4-8 The Last Present is the fourth and seemingly final book in the Willow Falls series. It is absolutely essential that you read the other three books first, or this one will not … Continue reading

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13 Gifts (Willow Falls, #3)

13 Gifts by Wendy Mass Grades 4-8 This is the third book by Wendy Mass that takes place in the somewhat mystical town of Willow Falls. Both of Tara’s parents grew up there, but she has never even visited. She … Continue reading

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Finally (Willow Falls, #2)

Finally by Wendy Mass Grades 4-7 Rory has been keeping notes since she was 7 of all of things that her parents promised that she could do when she turned 12 — get a cell phone, have her ears pierced, … Continue reading

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Thrice Upon a Marigold

Thrice Upon a Marigold by Jean Ferris grades 3 -7 In this third book about Marigold and Christian, they are King and Queen and have a daughter of their own. However, when two exiled dastardly former evil henchman of ex-Queen … Continue reading

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Beauty and the Beast: The Only One Who Didn’t Run Away

Beauty and the Beast: The Only One Who Didn’t Run Away by Wendy Mass Grades 3 & up The third in the series of expanded fairy tales by Wendy Mass, this one gives quite a bit of background to both … Continue reading

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