Harry Potter Read a Likes
What to Read While Harry's at Hogwarts:
-Read-A-Likes (Available at the Reedsburg Library)
Hero and the Crown: by Robin McKinley
Wizard's Hall: by Jane Yolen
Ella Enchanted: by Gail Carson Levine
Secret of Platform: by Eva Ibbotson
Skellig: by David Almond
Bright Shadow: by Avi
Thief of Always: by Clive Barker
Wizard At Large: by Terry Brooks
The Skull of Truth: by Bruce Coville
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory: by Roald Dahl
Matilda: by Roald Dahl
The Witches: by Roald Dahl
The Magic Finger: by Roald Dahl
A City in Winter: by Mark Helprin
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Redwall Series by: Brian Jacques
Prydain Series by: Lloyd Alexander
Chronicles of Narnia by: C.S. Lewis
Time Trilogy by: Madeleine L'Engle
Wizardry Series by: Diane Duane
Enchanted Forest by: Patricia Wrede
Omri Series by: Lynne Reid Banks
The Lost Years of Merlin by: Tom A. Barron
Oz Series by: L. Frank Baum
Tripods Trilogy by: John Christopher
Dark is Rising Sequence- (Arthurian Fantasy Series) by: Susan Cooper
Three Tales of My Father's Dragon by: Ruth Stiles Gannett
Earthsea Cycle by: Ursula K. Leguin
Books that may have similar story elements to Harry Potter but more importantly replicate the accessibility, tone and flavor.
Author, Title. (Series Name)
Alexander, Lloyd. The Book of Three. (Chronicles of Prydain)
Baum, L. Frank. The Wizard of Oz.
Billingsly, Franny. The Folk Keeper
Black, Holly. The Field Guide. (The Spiderwick Chronicles)
Bode, N.E. The Anybodies.
Colfer, Eoin. Artemis Fowl.
Cooper, Susan. The Dark is Rising. (Dark is Rising Sequence)
Coville, Bruce. Jeremy Thatcher, Dragon Hatcher. (Magic Shop Books)
Duane, Diane. So You Want To Be A Wizard.(Young Wizard Series)
Funke, Cornelia. Inkheart.
Griffin, Adele. The Witch Twins.
Haptie, Charlotte. Otto and the Flying Twins: the First Book of the Karmidee.
Ibbotson, Eva. The Secret of Platform 13.
Jones, Diana Wynne. Witch Week. (Chrestomanci Books)
Nimmo, Jenny. Charlie Bone.
Nix, Garth. Mister Monday. (Keys to the Kingdom)
Sage, Angie. Septimius Heap, Book One: Magyk.
Skye, Obert. Leven Thumps and the Gateway to Foo.
Snicket, Lemony. The Bad Beginning. (A Series of Unfortunate Events)
Stroud, Jonathan. The Amulet of Samarkand . (The Bartimaeus Trilogy)
Wrede, Patricia. Dealing with Dragons. (Enchanted Forest Chronicles)
Yolen, Jane. Wizard's Hall.
If You Like Harry Books
Books that may be similar in theme to Harry Potter but are more complex or are great fantasy fiction.
Author, Title. (Series Name)
Avi. Midnight Magic.
Barron, T.A. The Lost Years of Merlin. (Lost Years of Merlin)
Bass, L.G. Sign Of The Qin. (Outlaws Of Moonshadow Marsh)
Bell, Hilari. The Wizard Test.
Collins, Suzanne. Gregor the Overlander. (Underland Chronicles)
Constable, Kate. Singer of All Songs.
Doyle, Debra and James D. Macdonald. School of Wizardry . (Circle of Magic)
Eager, Edgar. Half Magic.
Ende, Michael. The Neverending Story.
Farmer, Nancy. Sea of Trolls .
Fisher,Catherine. The Oracle Betrayed. (Oracle Prophecies)
Flanagan, John. Ranger's Apprentice: The Ruins of Gorlan.
Furlong, Monica. Wise Child.
Jones, Diana Wynne. Year of the Griffin .
LeGuin, Ursula. A Wizard of Earthsea.
L'Engle, Madeleine. A Wrinkle in Time.
Levine, Gail Carson. Ella Enchanted.
Lewis, C.S. Chronicles of Narnia.
Mahy, Margaret. The Changeover: A Supernatural Romance.
McCaffrey, Anne. Dragonsinger. (Harper Hall Trilogy)
McKinley, Robin. The Hero and the Crown.
Nesbit, E. Five Children and It.
Nix, Garth. Sabriel. (Abhorsen Trilogy)
Nodelman, Perry. The Same Place but Different.
Oppel, Kenneth. Airborn.
Oppel, Kenneth. Silverwing.
Paolini, Christopher. Eragon.
Pierce, Tamora. Sandry's Book. (Circle of Magic)
Pratchett. Terry. Wee Free Men.
Pullman, Philip. The Golden Compass. (His Dark Materials)
Tolkein, J.R.R. The Hobbit.
Zambreno, Mary Frances. A Plague of Sorcerers.
Harry Potter Readalikes
The Black Cauldron
Book of Three
Castle of Llyr
The High King
Norby and the Terrified Taxi
Avi Bright Shadow
Poppy and Rye
Baehr, P. The Search for Happily Ever After
Baum, L. The Wizard of Oz
Beagle, P. The Last Unicorn
Bellairs, J. The Dark Secret of Weatherend
The House with a Clock in its Walls
Boston, L. The Children of Green Knowe
Cameron, E. The Wonderful Flight to the Mushroom Planet
Carroll, L. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Chetwin, G. The Riddle and the Rune
Climo, S. Magic and Mischief: Tales from Cornwall
Cooper, S. The Boggart
The Boggart and the Monster
Into the Land of the Unicorns
Jennifer Murdley's Toad
Jeremy Thatcher, Dragon Hatcher
Dahl, R. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
James and the Giant Peach
Duane, D. Deep Wizardry
Ende, M. The Never-Ending Story
The Night of Wishes
Furlong, M. Wise Child
Gardiner, J. Stone Fox
Garner, A. The Weirdstone of Brisingamen
Haddix, M. Just Ella
Hayes, S. Crumbling Castle
Hildick, E. The Case of the Dragon in Distress
Hunter, M. Day of the Unicorn
Ibbotson, E. The Secret of Platform 13
Jacques, B. The Bell Maker
The Great Redwall Feast
The Long Patrol
Mariel of Redwall
Martin the Warrior
Outcast of Redwall
Pearls of Lutra
Jones, D. Cart and Cwidder
Crown of Dalemark
Darklord of Derkholm
The Magicians of Caprona
The Spell Coats
Juster, N. The Phantom Tollbooth
Kraan, H. The Wicked Witch is at it Again
Krensky, S. The Dragon Circle
LeGuin, U. A Wizard of Earthsea
The Farthest Shore
Tombs of Atuan
Levine, G. Ella Enchanted
The Fairy's Mistake
The Princess Test
Levy, R. Clan of the Shape-Changers
The Misfit Apprentice
Lewis, C. S. Prince Caspian
The Horse and his Boy
The Last Battle
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
The Magician's Nephew
The Silver Chair
Voyage of the Dawn Treader
MacDonald, B. Hello Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle
Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle's Farm
Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle's Magic
Mahy, M. The Pirate's Mixed Up Voyage
McKillip, P. The Forgotten Beasts of Eld
McMullan, K. New Kid at School
Morris, G. The Squire's Tale
Pierce, M. The Son of Summer Stars
Pierce, T. Alanna
In the Hand of the Goddess
The Realm of the Gods
The Woman Who Rides Like a Man
Pope, E. The Perilous Gard
Prelutsky, J. Monday's Troll
Pullman, P. The Golden Compass
The Subtle Knife
Quindlen, A. Happily Ever After
Raskin, E. The Westing Game
Regan, D. Princess Nevermore
Reynolds, P. The Witch Returns
Rowling, J. K. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
Scieszka, J. 2095
The Good, the Bad and the Goofy
Knights of the Kitchen Table
The Not-So-Jolly Roger
Sherman, J. Child of Faerie, Child of Earth
Smith, S. Wren's Quest
Sterman, B. Background Dragon
Strickland, B. Dragon's Plunder
Tolkein, J. R. R. The Hobbit
Travers, P. L. Mary Poppins
Mary Poppins and the House Next Door
Mary Poppins Comes Back
Mary Poppins in the Park
Ure, J. The Wizard in the Woods
Wein, E. The Winter Prince
Winthrop , E. The Battle for the Castle
The Castle in the Attic
Wrede, P. The Book of Enchantments
Calling on Dragons
Dealing with Dragons
Searching for Dragons
Talking to Dragons
Yep, L. Dragon Cauldron
Dragon of the Lost Sea
Yolen, J. Camelot
The Dragon's Boy
The Faery Flag
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Updated: July 11, 2007