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Harry Potter Readalikes

Grades 3 and 4

Saving the griffin by Kristin Wolden Nitz

How to cheat a dragon's curse by as told to Cressida Cowell

Hugo Pepper by Paul Stewart & Chris Riddell

The wonderful flight to the Mushroom Planet by Eleanor Cameron

The worst witch by Jill Murphy

The castle in the attic by Elizabeth Winthrop ; frontispiece and chapter title decorations by Trina Schart Hyman

Horns and wrinkles by Joseph Helgerson ; illustrations by Nicoletta Ceccoli

How to speak dragonese by as told to Cressida Cowell

Clemency Pogue : the hobgoblin proxy by J.T Petty ; illustrated by Will Davis

Witch catcher by Mary Downing Hahn

Walter : the story of a rat by Barbara Wersba ; drawings by Donna Diamond

Secrets of Dripping Fang. Book 1. The Onts by Dan Greenburg ; illustrations by Scott M. Fischer

Diary of a fairy godmother by Esme Raji Codell ; illustrated by Drazen Kozjan

Toad heaven by Morris Gleitzman

The genie in the book by Cindy Trumbore ; decorations by R. W. Alley

Toad rage by Morris Gleitzman

Wizard at work : a novel in stories by Vivian Vande Velde

Timespinners by Luli Gray

Pure dead magic by Debi Gliori

The Circus Lunicus by Marilyn Singer

Summer reading is killing me! by Jon Scieszka ; illustrated by Lane Smith

The dragonslayers by Bruce Coville ; illustrated by Katherine Coville

Jennifer Murdley's toad : a magic shop book by Bruce Coville ; illustrated by Gary A. Lippincott

Wizard's hall by Jane Yolen

Jeremy Thatcher, dragon hatcher by Bruce Coville ; illustrated by Gary A. Lippincott


Grades 5 and 6

Shield of stars by Hilari Bell

Skulduggery Pleasant by Derek Landy

Silverboy by N.M. Browne

Dragon slippers by Jessica Day George

Theodosia Throckmorton and the Serpents of Chaos by R.L. LaFevers

Wildwood dancing by Juliet Marillier

The secret history of Tom Trueheart by Ian Beck

The riddle of the gnome : a further tales adventure by P.W. Catanese

The mysterious Benedict Society by written by Trent Lee Stewart ; illustrations by Carson Ellis

Cam's quest : the continuing story of Princess Nevermore and the wizard's apprentice by Dian Curtis Regan

The navigator by Eoin McNamee

The phoenix and the carpet by E. Nesbit ; illustrated by H.R. Millar

The lighthouse land by Adrian McKinty

Five children and It by E. Nesbit ; with illustrations by H.R. Millar

Erec Rex : the dragon's eye by Kaza Kingsley ; illustrations by Melvyn Grant

The moon of Gomrath : a tale of Alderley by Alan Gomrath

Spider riders. Book 1. The shards of the oracle by Tedd Anasti and Patsy Cameron-Anasti ; with Stephen D. Sullivan

The Pinhoe egg by Diana Wynne Jones

Peter Pan in scarlet by Geraldine McCaughrean ; illustrations by Scott M. Fischer

The legend begins by Isobelle Carmody

The last dragon by Silvana De Mari; translated from the Italian by Shaun Whiteside

The Looking Glass Wars. Book 1 by Frank Beddor

The Somebodies by N.E. Bode ; [illustrations by Peter Ferguson]

Ingo by Helen Dunmore

Twilight child by Sally Warner

Trouble under Oz by Sherwood Smith ; illustrated by William Stout

Tanglewreck by Jeanette Winterson

Endymion Spring by Matthew Skelton

Snow, fire, sword by Sophie Masson

Gideon the cutpurse : being the first part of the Gideon trilogy by Linda Buckley-Archer

The fairies of Nutfolk Wood by Barb Bentler Ullman

Strange birds by Judith Heide Gilliland

Grimoire : the curse of the Midions by Brad Strickland

Fly by night by Frances Hardinge

The dreamwalker's child by Steve Voake

The wizard, the witch & two girls from Jersey by Lisa Papademetriou

Water shaper by Laura Williams McCaffrey

The secret country by Jane Johnson ; chapter illustrations by Adam Stower

The hour of the cobra by Maiya Williams

The coming of dragons by A.J. Lake

The Valley of the Wolves by Laura Gallego Garcia ; translated by Margaret Sayers Peden

The shadow thieves by Anne Ursu

Peter and the shadow thieves by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson ; illustrations by Greg Call

The long-lost map by [text by Pierdomenico Baccalario ; original cover and illustrations by Iacopo Bruno ; graphics by Iacopo Bruno and Laura Zuccotti ; translation by Leah Janeczko]

Wabi : a hero's tale by Joseph Bruchac

The wall and the wing by Laura Ruby

Troll Mill by Katherine Langrish

Emily Windsnap and the monster from the deep by Liz Kessler ; illustrations by Sarah Gibb

Beyond the dragon portal by Melissa Glenn Haber

The fairy-tale detectives by Michael Buckley ; pictures by Peter Ferguson

The extraordinary adventures of Alfred Kropp by Rick Yancey

The emerald wand of Oz by Sherwood Smith ; illustrated by William Stout ; authorized by the estate of L. Frank Baum

May Bird and The Ever After. Book 1 by Jodi Lynn Anderson ; illustrations by Leonid Gore

Zahrah the Windseeker by Nnedi Okorafor-Mbachu

Drift House : the first voyage by Dale Peck

Arthur and the forbidden city by Luc Besson ; from an original idea by Celine Garcia ; translated by Ellen Sowchek

The revenge of the witch by Joseph Delaney ; illustrations by Patrick Arrasmith

I, Coriander by Sally Gardner

Urchin of the riding stars by M.I. McAllister

The witches of Bailiwick by Sandra Forrester

The witch returns by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

The Hunter's Moon by O.R. Melling

The silver child by Cliff McNish

Sky carver by Dean Whitlock

Leven Thumps and the gateway to Foo by Obert Skye

Dragon keeper by Carole Wilkinson

Walking with the dead by L.M. Falcone

Magic by the book by Nina Bernstein ; pictures by Boris Kulikov

The secret prince by D. Anne Love

Night gate by Isobelle Carmody

The wizard test by Hilari Bell

Eldest by Christopher Paolini

Whispering to witches by Anna Dale

Measle and the Wrathmonk by Ian Ogilvy

Dragon rider by Cornelia Funke

Peter and the Starcatchers by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson ; illustrations by Greg Call

The bark of the bog owl Jonathan Rogers by Rogers, Jonathan, 1969-

The Anybodies by N.E. Bode ; illustrated by Peter Ferguson

Troll Fell by Katherine Langrish

The house on Falling Star Hill by Michael Molloy

The prophecy of the Stones by Flavia Bujor ; translated from the French by Linda Coverdale

A wizard named Nell by Jackie French Koller

Eragon by Christopher Paolini

Inkheart by Cornelia Funke ; translated from the German by Anthea Bell

Half magic by Edward Eager ; illustrated by N.M. Bodecker

The Divide by Elizabeth Kay ; illustrated by Ted Dewan

The Goblin Wood by Hilari Bell

The city of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau

Wizards of the game by David Lubar

Quiver by Stephanie Spinner

Witch's business by Diana Wynne Jones

The waterstone by Rebecca Rupp

Lightland by Heather McCutchen

Hippolyta and the curse of the Amazons by Jane Yolen and Robert J. Harris

Heir apparent by Vivian Vande Velde

Coraline by Neil Gaiman ; with illustrations by Dave McKean

Dial-a-ghost by Eva Ibbotson ; illustrated by Kevin Hawkes

Witch twins by Adele Griffin

The two princesses of Bamarre by Gail Carson Levine

Aria of the sea by Dia Calhoun

Princess Nevermore by Dian Curtis Regan

Witch week by Diana Wynne Jones

Midnight magic by Avi

Just Ella by Margaret Peterson Haddix

Magic & mischief : tales from Cornwall by retold by Shirley Climo ; illustrated by Anthony Bacon Venti

Which witch? by Eva Ibbotson ; illustrated by Annabel Large

The Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum ; illustrated by Lisbeth Zwerger

Silverwing by Kenneth Oppel

Ella enchanted by Gail Carson Levine

The iron ring by Lloyd Alexander

The Arkadians by Lloyd Alexander

Into the land of the unicorns by Bruce Coville

Wren's quest by Sherwood Smith

The battle for the castle by Elizabeth Winthrop

The pirates' mixed-up voyage by Margaret Mahy ; illustrated by Margaret Chamberlain

The boggart by Susan Cooper

Magic or not? by Edward Eager ; illustrated by N. M. Bodecker

The hero and the crown by Robin McKinley

The hobbit, or, There and back again by J.R.R. Tolkien ; illustrated by Michael Hague

Alice's adventures in wonderland ; & Through the looking- glass by Lewis Carroll ; both with illustrations by John Tenniel ; & The hunting of the snark

Tuck everlasting by Natalie Babbitt

The witches by Roald Dahl ; pictures by Quentin Blake

The neverending story by Michael Ende ; translated by Ralph Manheim ; illustrated by Roswitha Quadflieg

Dragon of the lost sea by Laurence Yep

The snow spider by Jenny Nimmo

The wolves of Willoughby Chase. Illustrated by Pat Marriott by Aiken, Joan, 1924-2004

A tale of Time City by Diana Wynne Jones

The phantom tollbooth by Norton Juster ; illustrated by Jules Feiffer