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If You Like The Hobbit. . .

Alexander, Lloyd. The Book of Three.
Taran, would-be hero and assistant pig-keeper assembles a group of companions to rescue the oracular pig Hen Wen from the forces of evil. First in a series  J-FAN ALE livebrary 

Bell, Hilari.  The Prophecy
Guided by the words of a prophecy, Prince Perryndon, who loves books more than swords, sets out to slay the black dragon that is destroying his kingdom. J-FAN BEL

Collins, Suzanne.  Gregor the Overlander.
When 11-year-old Gregor and his 2-year-old sister are pulled into an underground world, they trigger an epic battle involving bats, rats, cockroaches, and spiders while on a quest foretold by ancient prophecy. J-FAN COL livebrary

Cooper, Susan. Over Sea, Under Stone.
On his eleventh birthday Will Stanton discovers that he is the last of the Old Ones, destined to seek the six magical Signs that will enable the Old Ones to triumph over the evil forces of the Dark in England. J-FAN COO livebrary

Ende, Michael. The Neverending Story.
Shy, awkward Bastian is amazed to discover that he has become a character in the mysterious book he is reading and that he has an important mission to fulfill.J-FAN END hoopla livebrary

Flanagan, John. The Ruins of Gorlan.
When fifteen-year-old Will is rejected by battleschool, he becomes the reluctant apprentice to the mysterious Ranger Halt, and winds up protecting the kingdom from danger. Ranger’s Apprentice series J-FAN FLA livebrary

Funke, Cornelia. Dragon Rider.
After learning that humans are headed toward his hidden home, Firedrake, a silver dragon, is joined by a brownie and an orphan boy in a quest to find the legendary valley known as the Rim of Heaven, encountering friendly and unfriendly creatures along the way, and struggling to evade an old enemy. J-FAN FUN, J-PBK FUN livebrary

Gaiman, Neil.  Odd and the Frost Giants.
An unlucky twelve-year-old Norwegian boy named Odd leads the Norse gods Loki, Thor, and Odin in an attempt to outwit evil Frost Giants who have taken over Asgard. J-FAN GAI hoopla livebrary

Lewis, C. S. Chronicles of Narnia series
They open a door and enter a world. Narnia... the land beyond the wardrobe, the secret country known only to Peter, Susan , Edmund, and Lucy.. the place where the adventure begins. J-FAN LEW hoopla livebrary

McKinley, Robin. The Hero and the Crown
Aerin, with the guidance of the wizard Luthe and the help of the Blue Sword, wins the birthright due her as the daughter of the Damarian king and a witchwoman of the mysterious, demon-haunted North.  J-FAN MCK, J-PBK MCK livebrary

Nimmo, Jenny. Midnight for Charlie Bone.
Charlie Bone's life with his widowed mother and two grandmothers undergoes a dramatic change when he discovers that he can hear people in photographs talking. J-FAN NIM livebrary

Oliver, Lauren. The Spindlers.
Accompanied by an eccentric, human-sized rat, Liza embarks on a perilous quest through an underground realm to save her brother Patrick, whose soul has been stolen by the evil spider-like spindlers. J-FAN OLI hoopla livebrary

Rowling, J. K. - Harry Potter series
Rescued from the outrageous neglect of his aunt and uncle, a young boy with a great destiny proves his worth while attending Hogwarts School for Wizards and Witches. J-FAN ROW hoopla livebrary

Sage, Angie. Magyk.
After learning that she is the Princess, Jenna is whisked from her home and carried toward safety by the Extraordinary Wizard, those she always believed were her father and brother, and a young guard known only as Boy 412--pursued by agents of those who killed her mother ten years earlier. J-FAN SAG hoopla livebrary

Stephens, John. The Emerald Atlas.
Kate, Michael, and Emma have passed from one orphanage to another in the ten years since their parents disappeared to protect them, but now they learn that they have special powers, a prophesied quest to find a magical book, and a fearsome enemy. J-FAN STE livebrary

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