Ophelia and the Marvellous Boy: Ophelia, a timid eleven-year-old girl grieving her mother, suspends her disbelief in things non-scientific when a boy locked in the museum where her father is working asks her to help him complete an age-old mission.
The Iron Trial (Book) : Black, Holly : Warned away from magic all of his life, Callum endeavors to fail the trials that would admit him to the Magisterium only to be drawn into its ranks against his will and forced to confront dark elements from his past.
Eleven-year-old Rye O'Chanter and her two friends delve into the secret lore of their village when mysterious creatures of legend reappear on the night of the Black Moon, leading them to the notorious secret society, the Luck Uglies.
Relates the tale of Rumpelstiltskin's childhood and youth, explaining why his name is so important, how he is able to spin straw into gold, and why a first-born child is his reward for helping the miller's daughter-turned-queen.
The Fire Chronicle by John Stephens Knopf, Continuing the tumultuous, action-packed adventures of siblings Kate, Michael and Emma introduced in The Emerald Atlas this second book in the series is an equally thrilling page-turner.
The dramatic and gripping conclusion to the Nightshade Chronicles reveals the secret of the Nightshade rats’ unique powers as they combat the sinister forces afoot in Trillium City. HC 9780823424139 Ages 9 up
Leaving in its wake desolate cold and frozen land, the legendary ice dragon has never been tamed until it meets Adara, a winter child who looks to the creature to help save her world from destruction. (The Ice Dragon by George RR Martin)