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Aru Shah and the End of Time (A Pandava Novel Book 1) (Pandava Series, 1)
When Aru lights a lamp in her mother’s museum to prove to her classmates that she’s not a liar (she’s known for stretching the truth a bit… ok, a lot), she realizes she’s frozen time and unleashed an ancient demon who she must stop. Can she find the Pandava brothers and do it in time?
Aru Shah and the Song of Death (A Pandava Novel Book 2) (Pandava Series, 2)
In the second installment of the Pandava series, Aru teams up with her best friend and soul-sister Mini and two other classmates to find the god of love’s bow and arrow, and stop the thief from turning everyone into heartless zombies.
Children of Blood and Bone (Legacy of Orisha, 1)
Zelie’s mother is gone forever, and Orisha, her homeland, doesn’t thrum with magic anymore. But when Zelie gets the chance to bring magic back and cut down the king’s rule at the same time, she leaps at the chance. The question is, will she succeed?
Race to the Sun (Rick Riordan Presents)
Nizhoni’s dad disappears one night, leaving only a letter that says, “Run!” Nizhoni knows that she must enlist the help of her best friend, Daveray, her brother Mac, and the Dine Holy People if she wants to save him.
A World Below
A school trip to underground caverns takes a bad turn and the class must try their best to survive and find their way back above ground.
The Giver by Lois Lowry
“The Giver” is written from the point of view of a 12-year-old, living in a dystopian world. Where there is no pain, fear, war, and as well as hatred. At the age of 12, every community member is assigned a job based on their abilities and interests. Read how Jonas faces his new role in society with all of the responsibilities and challenges that come with his role.
Tarisai was raised by her frequently absent mother who is called The Lady. Her mother wants her to become one of the Council of 11 created by the prince. If picked then she will be bonded with the others. Her mother wants her to kill the prince, but she does not want to fulfill her mother’s wishes. Who will she remain loyal to?
These fantasy fiction books for middle school students would be a great addition to your classroom or school library.
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