Best loved Fantasy and Mythology books for middle school

A Listmania! list by Two kids mom "scienceteachermom" (NM United States)
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The list author says: "These books were beloved by my sixth grade son who reads at high school level. It can be tough to find books with content appropriate for these kids that still have some challenge. My third grade daughter loves to have these books read outloud to her as well."
Magyk (Septimus Heap, Book 1)
1.  Magyk (Septimus Heap, Book 1) by Angie Sage
The list author says:
  "Both Magyk and Flyte were the kind of books that got passed around the fifth grade.  The third book, Physik is coming out soon."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (407 customer reviews)

Peter and the Starcatchers
2.  Peter and the Starcatchers by Ridley Pearson
The list author says:
  "Also Peter and the Shadow-thieves.
Dave Barry's humor peeks through but is totally appropriate for kids."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (406 customer reviews)

Eragon (Inheritance, Book 1)
3.  Eragon (Inheritance, Book 1) by Christopher Paolini
The list author says:
  "Eragon/Eldest are dragon themed books that appeal to boys."
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3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3,554 customer reviews) | 26 customer discussions

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The Golem's Eye (The Bartimaeus Trilogy, Book 2)
4.  The Golem's Eye (The Bartimaeus Trilogy, Book 2) by Jonathan Stroud
The list author says:
  "All three books of Bartimaeus have lots of new vocabulary and have a dry sense of humor."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (199 customer reviews)

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Inkspell
5.  Inkspell by Cornelia Funke
The list author says:
  "Books where literature literally comes to life."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (372 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

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The Sword and the Circle: King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table
6.  The Sword and the Circle: King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table by Thomas Malory
The list author says:
  "Found him reading this at 2am.  Obviously he could not put it down."
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3.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (32 customer reviews)

The Journey (Guardians of Ga'Hoole, Book 2)(Library Edition)
7.  The Journey (Guardians of Ga'Hoole, Book 2)(Library Edition) by Kathryn Lasky
The list author says:
  "This series is at a little lower reading level and the books are short.  Very popular with both boys and girls."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (87 customer reviews)

The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 1)
8.  The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 1) by Rick Riordan
The list author says:
  "This book and the others in the series  are great favorites of the kids in my sons sixth grade.  Both girls and boys seem to love the characters."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3,116 customer reviews) | 10 customer discussions

City of the Beasts
9.  City of the Beasts by Isabel Allende
The list author says:
  "This book and the two series are great adventure books.  I was surprised to see my son reading an Isabel Allende book, not what one would think was typical!  My daughter is reading this one as well."
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3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (116 customer reviews)

Dragon and Liberator: The Sixth Dragonback Adventure
10.  Dragon and Liberator: The Sixth Dragonback Adventure by Timothy Zahn
The list author says:
  "This is the last book of the series, my son devoured them all this summer"
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4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (26 customer reviews)

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The Sea of Trolls (Sea of Trolls Trilogy)
11.  The Sea of Trolls (Sea of Trolls Trilogy) by Nancy Farmer
The list author says:
  "Very good book, but with some disturbing ideas (using clones as spare body parts)."
$9.18   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (147 customer reviews)

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Customer Discussions about products in this list
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I need a young adult fantasy series 20 Nov 9, 2014
I need a young adult fantasy series 8 Nov 9, 2014
As good or Better than Harry Potter? 30 Sep 4, 2014
woah! did the people making the movie actually READ Eragon?? 56 Feb 14, 2014
Does anyone have anything positive to say? 40 Jul 25, 2013
Eragon: a lot like lord of the rings 11 Apr 7, 2013
Would an older person enjoy this series? 33 Feb 10, 2013
Percy Jackson-Like Medieval Series 1 Nov 28, 2012
How did this book even get published!? 37 May 22, 2012
Percy jackson the movie!!!! 10 Nov 12, 2011
Is Percy Jackson appropriate for a first grader? 20 Mar 29, 2011
Don't believe the positive reviews of this book 28 Dec 15, 2010
 
   

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