The Chronicles of Prydain by Lloyd Alexander
A humble pig keeper goes on a quest with the help of talking animals and other enchantments.
The Boggart and
The Boggart and the Monster by Susan Cooper
Youth Fiction COOPER
Three children on a holiday in Cornwall find an ancient manuscript which sends them on a dangerous quest for a grail that would reveal the true story of King Arthur.
Vol. 1: Over Sea, Under Stone
A boy grows to manhood while attempting to subdue the evil he unleashed on the world as an apprentice to the Master Wizard.
Meg Murry and her siblings travel through time, meet magical creatures and preform daring deeds.
The Wizard of Oz by Frank L. Baum
Youth Fiction BAUM
The House with a Clock in its Walls by John Bellairs
Youth Fiction BELLAIRS
A Brush with Magic by William J. Brooke
Youth Fiction BROOKE
The Hermit Thrush Sings by Susan Butler
Youth Fiction BUTLER
So You Want to be a Wizard by Diane Duane
Youth Fiction DUANE
The Secret of Platform 13 by Eva Ibbotson
Youth Fiction Ibbotson
The Chronicles of Narnia (traditional sequence)
A series about a girl, her unicorn, and her quest to restore peace in Balinor.
Lord of the Rings by J. R. R. Tolkien
Youth Fiction TOLKIEN
Vol. 1: The Fellowship of the Ring
Vol. 2: The Two Towers
Vol. 3: The Return of the King
The popularity of The Hobbit, or, There and Back Again led Tolkien to continue the story in The Lord of the Rings Trilogy.
The Young Merlin Trilogy by Jane Yolen
Youth Fiction YOLEN
Before Merlin became a mighty wizard, he was a small boy wandering lost and hungry in the forest and so the adventure begins ...
Vol. 1: Passager
Vol. 2: Hobby
Vol. 3: Merlin
Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine
Youth Fiction LEVINE
The Moorchild by Eloise Jarvis McGraw
Youth Fiction MCGRAW
The Perilous Gard by Elizabeth Marie Pope
Youth Fiction POPE
Backyard Dragon by Betsy Sterman
The Sword in the Stone by T. H. White
Youth Fiction White
Sorcery and Cecilia, or, The Enchanted Chocolate Pot by Patricia C. Wrede
Youth Fiction Wrede
The Castle in the Attic by Elizabeth Winthrop
Youth Fiction WINTHROP
The Wizard’s Map by Jane Yolen
Youth Fiction Yolen