Goblins on the Prowl by Bruce Coville

Summary: When an accidental spell brings a mysterious stone toad to life, and it hops away with her human friend William between its jaws, Fauna must use her magic and her wits to save him, embarking on a journey through dangerous lands filled with fearsome giants, talking bears, and packs of rogue goblins.

Aladdin

One Witch at a Time, by Stacy DeKeyser

Summary:  When Rudi Bauer sets out for town one morning to trade, he never dreams that Susanna Louisa will sell his family’s cow for magic beans from the evil witch of Petz. The journey to Petz is long and hard, but Rudi and Susanna Louisa soon find a shortcut: a magically sprouted beanstalk leads them straight there…and straight into danger.

McElderry Books

The Thickety: the Whispering Trees, by J. A. White

Summary: Deep within the dangerous Thickety, Kara and her brother, Taff, must figure out who and what to trust in order to escape and stop the evil Sordyr.

Harper Collins

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Genuine Sweet, by Faith Harkey

Summary:  Genuine Sweet, twelve, of tiny, impoverished Sass, Georgia, inherited the ability to grant any wish except her own but with help from new friends, her life and town are improving until unexpected trouble arrives and Genuine learns the difference between wishing for a better life and building one.

Clarion

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Graceful, by Wendy Mass

Summary: Mysterious postcards from Angelina begin showing up in the mail, Grace’s parents are freaking out with worry, and something BIG is coming to town that will affect everybody who lives there. But all Grace is powerful enough to do is turn leftover meatloaf into pizza.  Fortunately, she’s not alone. Her friends know a thing or two about magic and how it works. But none of them are prepared for what’s coming, and none of them know how to stop it. Life in Willow Falls is about to change forever.

Scholastic

 

The Jumbies, by Tracey Baptiste

Summary:  Eleven-year-old Corinne must call on her courage and an ancient magic to stop an evil spirit and save her island home.

Algonquin

Mark of the Thief, by Jennifer A. Nielsen

Summary:  When Nic, a slave in the mines outside of Rome, is forced to enter a sealed cavern containing lost treasures of Julius Caesar, he finds himself in possession of an ancient amulet filled with magic once reserved for the Gods, and becomes the center of a conspiracy to overthrow the emperor and destroy Rome.

Scholastic

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