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If You Like the Magic Tree House

Move onto Time Travel Stories for Grades 3-6

Magic Tree House Activities

Alexander, Lloyd. Time Cat.
Jason and his magic cat Gareth travel through time to visit countries all over the world during different periods of history. J-FAN ALE

Barrows, Annie. The Magic Half.
Eleven-year-old Miri Gill feels left out in her family, which has two sets of twins and her, until she travels back in time and discovers her own lost twin and brings her back to the present day. J-FAN BAR hoopla livebrary

Bly, Scott. Smasher.
Charlie, a math genius with otherworldly skills, is plucked out of his own time by a bionic girl from the future, and recruited to help defeat a tycoon who plans to unleash a deadly biological computer virus that will enslave the world--and the two children have only 20 days to complete their task. J-SF BLY

Buckley-Archer, Linda. The Gideon Trilogy.
Peter and Kate have fallen straight from the 21st century into the criminal underworld of 18th-century London, due to an antigravity machine. J-SF BUC hoopla livebrary

Downey, Jen Swann. The Ninja Librarians series
Dorrie and her brother accidently open a portal where they discover a society of warrior librarians who travel in time, protecting the world's greatest thinkers from torture and death. J-FAN DOW hoopla

Eager, Edward. The Time Garden.
While spending the summer in a house by the sea, four cousins discover a bank of wild thyme whose magic propels them on a series of adventures through time. J-FAN EAG hoopla

Gutman, Dan. Honus and Me: A Baseball Card Adventure.
Joey, who loves baseball but is not very good at it, finds a valuable 1909 Honus Wagner card and travels back in time to meet him. Baseball Card Adventure series J-HF GUT hoopla livebrary

Haddix, Margaret Peterson. Found.
When thirteen-year-olds Jonah and Chip, who are both adopted, learn they were discovered on a plane that appeared out of nowhere, full of babies with no adults on board, they realize that they have uncovered a mystery involving time travel and two opposing forces, each trying to repair the fabric of time. The Missing series J-SF HAD livebrary

Mass, Wendy. 11 Birthdays.
After celebrating their first nine same-day birthdays together, Amanda and Leo, having fallen out on their tenth and not speaking to each other for the last year, prepare to celebrate their eleventh birthday separately but peculiar things begin to happen as the day of their birthday begins to repeat itself over and over again. J-FAN MAS hoopla livebrary

Meacham, Margaret. Quiet, You're Invisible.
With his mother expecting a baby and a bully living next door, fifth-grader Hoby Hobson has enough to worry about even before Zirc, a time-traveling boy who can sometimes be invisible, shows up in his backyard. J-SF MEA

Moss, Marissa. Mira's Diary: Lost in Paris.
Mira receives a postcard from her missing mother from Paris and she and her father travel to France to search for her, but while visiting Notre Dame, Mira touches a gargoyle and is whirled into the past, where she meets the famous painter Degas and catches a brief, shocking glimpse of her mother. J-FAN MOS hoopla

Osterweil, Adam. The Comic Book Kid.
When they are given an unusual comic book that allows them to travel in time, twelve-year-old Brian hopes that he and his friend will be able to replace his father's valuable Superman comic that Brian had ruined years before. J-FAN OST

Prevost, Guillame. The Book of Time.
Sam Faulkner travels back in time to medieval Ireland, ancient Egypt and Renaissance Bruges in search of his missing father. J-SF PRE hoopla

Scieszka, Jon. The Time Warp Trio series
Joe receives a magic book for his birthday present from his uncle. Joe, Fred and Sam are taken to a time when evil knights, fire-breathing dragons and vile-smelling giants roamed the land. J-FAN SCI, J-PBK SCI hoopla livebrary

Stead, Rebecca. When You Reach Me.
As her mother prepares to be a contestant on the 1980s television game show, "The $20,000 Pyramid," a twelve-year-old New York City girl tries to make sense of a series of mysterious notes received from an anonymous source that seems to defy the laws of time and space. J STE livebrary

Time, Nicholas O. Going, Going, Gone.
Matt and his friends get the chance to travel back to 1951 to try to help his grandfather become a major league baseball player. J-FAN TIM

Valentine, James. Jumpman: Rule #1 - Don't Touch Anything.
Hilarious, futuristic sci-fi adventure about a boy from the 52nd century who wins a contest and gets caught in the 21st, appearing in front of two teenagers. Soon all three are on a mission to learn the truth behind Theo's jump and return him to his rightful time. J-SF VAL

Welford, Ross. Time Traveling with a Hamster.
Twelve-year-old Al Chaudhury discovers his late dad's time machine and travels back to 1984 with his pet hamster to prevent the go-kart accident that killed his father. J-SF WEL hoopla

Winthrop, Elizabeth. The Castle in the Attic.
A gift of a toy castle, complete with silver knight, introduces William to an adventure involving magic and a personal quest. Sequel: Battle for the Castle. J-FAN WIN livebrary

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