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Multcolib Kids Picks: Great Adventures, Fantasy Adventure

Attack of the Fluffy Bunnies
Attack of the Fluffy Bunnies By Beaty, Andrea (Book - 2010 ) j BEATY 2010 Available in some locations

Annotation:At Camp Whatsitooya, twins Joules and Kevin and new friend Nelson face off against large, rabbit-like creatures from the Mallow Galaxy who thrive on sugar, but are not above hypnotizing and eating human campers. gr. 3-5

Horten's Miraculous Mechanisms
Horten's Miraculous Mechanisms Magic, Mystery & A Very Strange Adventure By Evans, Lissa (Book - 2012 ) j EVANS 2012 Available in some locations

Annotation:As if being small and having S. Horten as his name isn't bad enough, now 10-year-old Stuart is forced to move far away from all his friends. But on his very first day in his new home, Stuart's swept up in an extraordinary adventure: the quest to find his great-uncle Tony--a famous magician who literally disappeared off the face of the earth--and Tony's marvelous, long-lost workshop. gr. 4-7

Clever Jack Takes the Cake
Clever Jack Takes the Cake By Fleming, Candace (Book - 2010 ) jE FLEMING 2010 Available in some locations

Annotation:A poor boy named Jack struggles to deliver a birthday present worthy of the princess. gr. K-3

A Tale Dark & Grimm
A Tale Dark & Grimm By Gidwitz, Adam (Book - 2010 ) j GIDWITZ 2010 Available in some locations

Annotation:Follow Hansel and Gretel as they walk out of their own story and into eight more tales, encountering such wicked creatures as witches, along with kindly strangers and other helpful folk. This is based in part on several of the Grimms' fairy tales. gr. 4-7

Zita the Spacegirl
Zita the Spacegirl Book One, Far From Home By Hatke, Ben (Book - 2010 ) jgn HATKE 2010 Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 23 copies

Annotation:When young Zita discovers a device that opens a portal to another place, and her best friend is abducted, she is compelled to set out on a strange journey from star to star in order to get back home. gr. 2-5

Legends
Legends Battles and Quests By Horowitz, Anthony (Book - 2010 ) j 398.2 H8166L 2010 Available in some locations

Annotation: A retelling of classic myths and legends. gr. 4-7

Where the Mountain Meets the Moon
Where the Mountain Meets the Moon By Lin, Grace (Book - 2009 ) j LIN 2009 Available in some locations

Annotation:Minli, an adventurous girl from a poor village, buys a magical goldfish, and then joins a dragon who cannot fly on a quest to find the Old Man of the Moon in hopes of bringing life to Fruitless Mountain and freshness to Jade River. gr. 4-6

The Adventures of Sir Gawain the True
The Adventures of Sir Gawain the True By Morris, Gerald (Book - 2011 ) j MORRIS 2011 Available in some locations

Annotation:Sir Gawain has many adventures as the only undefeated knight in King Arthur's court, and eventually learns the value of friendship, courtliness, and courtesy after a challenge from the Green Knight gr. 3-6

The Totally Awesome Epic Quest of the Brave Boy Knight
The Totally Awesome Epic Quest of the Brave Boy Knight By Naujokaitis, Pranas T. (Book - 2011 ) jgn NAUJOKAIT 2011 Available in some locations

Annotation:A young boy and his furry friend, Butterscotch, as brave knights, battle a green monster that is destroying a princess's kingdom, seek a hidden treasure, and patrol the kingdom. gr. K-2

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children By Riggs, Ransom (Book - 2011 ) y RIGGS 2011 All copies in use Availability details Holds: 28 on 24 copies

Annotation:After a family tragedy, Jacob feels compelled to explore an abandoned orphanage on an island off the coast of Wales, discovering disturbing facts about the children who were kept there. gr. 8+

The Red Pyramid
The Red Pyramid By Riordan, Rick (Book - 2010 ) j RIORDAN 2010 Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 39 copies

Annotation:After their father's research experiment at the British Museum unleashes the Egyptian god Set, Carter and Sadie Kane embark on a dangerous journey across the globe--a quest which brings them ever closer to the truth about their family, and their links to a secret order that has existed since the time of the pharaohs. gr. 5-8

Spaceheadz
Spaceheadz By Scieszka, Jon (Book - 2011 ) j SCIESZKA 2011 Available in some locations

Annotation:On his first day at Brooklyn's P.S. 858, fifth-grader Michael K. is teamed with two very strange students, and while he gradually comes to believe they are space aliens who need his help, he has trouble convincing anyone else of the truth. gr. 3-5

The Alchemyst
The Alchemyst By Scott, Michael (Book - 2007 ) y SCOTT Available in some locations

Annotation:While working at pleasant but mundane summer jobs in San Francisco, fifteen-year-old twins, Sophie and Josh, suddenly find themselves caught up in the deadly, centuries-old struggle between rival alchemists, Nicholas Flamel and John Dee, over the possession of an ancient and powerful book holding the secret formulas for alchemy and everlasting life. gr. 6-9

The Emerald Atlas
The Emerald Atlas By Stephens, John (Book - 2011 ) j STEPHENS 2011 Available in some locations

Annotation:Kate, Michael, and Emma have passed from one orphanage to another in the ten years since their parents hoped to protect them by disappearing. Now they learn that they have special powers, fearsome enemy, and a prophesied quest to find a magical book. gr. 4-8

The Grave Robber's Apprentice
The Grave Robber's Apprentice By Stratton, Allan (Book - 2012 ) j STRATTON 2012 Available in some locations

Annotation:Hans, a foundling raised by a grave robber, helps Countess Angela Gabriela, nearly thirteen, when she is torn away from her dream of being a professional puppeteer by an evil archduke out to destroy her and her parents. gr. 5-8

Breadcrumbs
Breadcrumbs By Ursu, Anne (Book - 2011 ) j URSU 2011 Available in some locations

Annotation:Hans, a foundling raised by a grave robber, helps Countess Angela Gabriela, nearly thirteen, when she is torn away from her dream of being a professional puppeteer by an evil archduke out to destroy her and her parents. gr. 5-8

Revenge of the Horned Bunnies
Revenge of the Horned Bunnies By Vernon, Ursula (Book - 2012 ) j VERNON 2012 Available in some locations

Annotation:Danny Dragonbreath is excited about going to camp with his best friend Wendell and classmate Christiana even though his obnoxious, seven-year-old cousin, Spencer, is going too, but things change when Spencer finds a real jackalope. gr. 2-4

Wildwing
Wildwing By Whitman, Emily (Book - 2010 ) y WHITMAN 2010 Available in some locations

Annotation:In 1913 London, fifteen-year-old Addy is a lowly servant, but when she gets inside an elevator car in her employer's study, she is suddenly transported to a castle in 1240 and discovers that she is mistaken for the lord's intended bride. gr. 7-10

Crime Wave!
Crime Wave! By Wrecks, Billy (Book - 2012 ) jE Reader WRECKS 2012 Available in some locations

Annotation:Superman, Batman and the rest of their CD Super Friends team up to stop the nefarious Black Manta, who has stolen the world's largest pearl and unleashed a deadly giant octopus. gr. K-3

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Not every fantasy stars a dragon! What about horned bunnies or magical goldfish? For grades 3 through 8.


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