Abbott, Ellen Jensen
Call #: Jh ABB
Fourteen-year-old Abisina escapes the escalating violence, prejudice, and religious fervor of her home town, Vranille, and sets out with a dwarf, Haret, to seek the father she has never met in a place called Watersmeet.
Chima, Cinda Williams
Call #: Jh CHI
The covenant that was meant to keep the wizard wars at bay has been stolen, and Trinity must prepare for attack. Everyone is doing their part but to Jason Haley, it seems like everyone wants to keep him out of the action….
Mortal Instruments, #1: City of Bones
Call #: Jh CLA
Suddenly able to see demons and the Darkhunters who are dedicated to returning them to their own dimension, fifteen-year-old Clary Fray is drawn into this bizarre world when her mother disappears and Clary herself is almost killed by a monster.
Goddess of Yesterday
Call #: Jh COO
Left as the sole survivor of the island where she was once a playmate for a princess, Anaxandra takes on the role as Princess Callisto herself when found by Menelaus and taken to his kingdom of Sparta and his wife, Helen.
Pellinor, #1: The Naming
Call #: Jh CRO
A manuscript chronicles the experiences of sixteen-year-old Maerad, an orphan gifted in the magic and power of the Bards, as she escapes from slavery and begins to learn how to use her Gift to stave off the evil Darkness that threatens her world. Look for the sequels.
Young Wizards, #1: So You Want to be a Wizard
Call #: Jh DUA
Incarceron, #1: Incarceron
Call #: Jh FIS
To free herself from an upcoming arranged marriage, Claudia, the daughter of the Warden of Incarceron, a futuristic prison with a mind of its own, decides to help a young prisoner escape. This is the first book of a new series.
Call #: Jh FIS
The snow-walker Gudrun came from the swirling mists and icy depths beyond the edge of the world to rule the Jarl’s people with fear and sorcery, but a small band of outlaws will fight to the death to restore the land to its rightful leader.
Ranger’s Apprentice, #1, The Ruins of Gorlan
Call #: Jh FLA
When fifteen-year-old Will is rejected by battleschool, he becomes the reluctant apprentice to Ranger Halt, and winds up protecting him from danger. Look for additional Ranger’s Apprentice titles.
Stoneheart Trilogy: Stoneheart
Call #: Jh FLE
When twelve-year-old George accidentally decapitates a stone statue in London, England, he falls into a parallel dimension where he must battle ancient “live” statues and solve a dangerous riddle. Look for the sequels.
Funke, Cornelia Caroline
Call #: Jh FUN
Jacob and Will Reckless have looked out for each other ever since their father disappeared, but when Jacob discovers a magical mirror that transports him to a warring world populated by witches, giants, and ogres, he keeps it to himself until Will follows him one day, with dire consequences.
The Healing Wars, #1: The Shifter
Call #: Jh HAR
Nya, a fifteen-year-old war orphan, becomes a pawn in a bigger political game when her uncanny–and dangerous–ability to draw out people’s pain and then give it to someone else turns out to be the only weapon she has to save her sister.
Icemark Chronicles, #1: The Cry of the Icemark
Call #: Jh HIL
Princess Thirrin, a teenager, becomes the queen of Icemark after her father is killed and must take over the country’s defense, relying on help from Oskan, a witch’s son, in order to save her people. Look for additional Icemark Chronicles titles.
Faerie Path, #1: The Faerie Path
Call #: Jh JON
Anita, an ordinary sixteen-year-old girl, is transported from modern-day London to the realm of Faerie where she discovers that she is Princess Tania, the long-lost daughter of King Oberon and Queen Titania. Look for the sequels.
Warcraft the Sunwell Trilogy: Dragon Hunt
Knaak, Richard A.
Call #: Jh GN KNA
After the Battle of Mount Hyjal the world tries to recover from the attack of the Burning Legion.
Pendragon, #1: The Merchant of Death
MacHale, D. J.
Call #: Jh MAC
When the seemingly normal fourteen-year-old Bobby Pendragon is swept into an alternate dimension, he finds himself hailed as a savior in a place called Denduron, a territory in the throes of revolution against a magical tyrant. Look for additional titles.
Call #: Jh MAR
Seventeen-year-old Aislinn, who has the rare ability to see faeries, is drawn against her will into a centuries-old battle between the Summer King and Winter Queen, and the survival of her life, her love, and summer all hang in the balance.
The Floating Islands
Call #: Jh NEU
The adventures of two teenaged cousins who live in a place called The Floating Islands, one of whom is studying to become a mage and the other one of the legendary island flyers.
Call #: Jh OPP
As members of the first crew of astralnauts, Matt Cruse and Kate De Vries journey into outer space on the Starclimber and face a series of catastrophes that threaten the survival of all on board.
Chronicles of the Imaginarium Geographica, #1: Here There Be Dragons
Owen, James A.
Call #: Jh OWE
Three young men are entrusted with the Imaginarium Geographica, an atlas of fantastical places to which they travel in hopes of defeating the Winter King whose bid for power is related to the First World War raging in the Real World.
Inheritance, #1: Eragon
Call #: Jh PAO
In Aagaesia, a fifteen-year-old boy of unknown lineage called Eragon finds a mysterious stone that weaves his life into an intricate tapestry of destiny, magic, and power, peopled with dragons, elves, and monsters. Look for the sequels.
Beka Cooper, #1: Terrier
Call #: Jh PIE
When sixteen-year-old Beka becomes “Puppy” to a pair of “Dogs,” as the Provost’s Guards are called, she uses her police training, natural abilities, and a touch of magic to help them solve the case of a murdered baby in Tortall’s Lower City. Look for the sequel.
His Dark Materials Trilogy, #1: The Golden Compass
Call #: Jh PUL
Accompanied by her daemon, Lyra Belacqua sets out to prevent her best friend and other kidnapped children from becoming the subject of gruesome experiments in the Far North. Look for the sequels.
Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flammel, #1: The Alchemyst
Call #: Jh SCO
Fifteen-year-old twins, Sophie and Josh, find themselves caught up in the deadly, struggle between rival alchemists, Nicholas Flamel and John Dee, over an ancient and powerful book holding the secret formulas for alchemy and everlasting life. Look for the sequels.
Call #: Jh TOL
Chronicles the adventures of the inhabitants of Middle-earth and Bilbo Baggins, the hobbit who brought home to The Shire the One Ring of Power. Prequel to The Lord of the Rings .
Cronus Chronicles, #1: The Shadow Thieves
Call #: Jh URS
After her cousin Zee arrives from England, thirteen-year-old Charlotte and he must set out to save humankind from denizens of the underworld, Nightmares, Death, Pain, and a really nasty guy named Phil. Look for the sequels.
The Witches’ Kitchen
Call #: Jh WIL
When Toad wakes up dangling over a bubbling witches’ cauldron with no memory of her former life, she just manages to escape and, with the help of an imp, a fairy, and some other friends, she sets out to discover her identity.