Fantasy Fiction – Classic (Grades 4-6)

Alexander, Lloyd. The Black Cauldron.  J FIC Alexander
Taran, Assistant Pig-Keeper of Prydain, faces even more dangers as he seeks the magical Black Cauldron, the chief implement of the evil powers of Arawn, lord of the Land of Death.

Babitt, Natalie.  Tuck Everlasting.  J FIC Babbitt  // J PB B  // LT J FIC Babbitt
Violence erupts when the Tuck family discover that their secret about a spring that brings immortality has been discovered.

Banks, Lynne Reid.  The Indian in the Cupboard J PB B
A magical cupboard turns toys into living things.

Barrie, J.M.  Peter Pan.  J FIC Barrie
The adventures of Peter Pan, the boy who would not grow up.

Baum, Frank L.  The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.  J FIC Baum  (OZ SERIES)
After a cyclone transports her to the land of Oz, Dorothy must seek out the great wizard in order to return to Kansas.

Cooper, Susan. The Boggart.  J FIC Cooper //  J PB C
After visiting the castle in Scotland which her family has inherited and returning home to Canada, twelve-year-old Emily finds that she has accidentally brought back with her a boggart, an invisible and mischievous spirit with a fondness for practical jokes.

Carroll, Lewis.  Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.  J FIC Carroll  (SERIES)
A little girl falls down a rabbit hole and discovers a world of nonsensical and amusing characters.  SEQUEL: Alice Through the Looking Glass.

Dahl, Roald.  The BFGJPB D
Sophie is saved by the BFG (Big Friendly Giant) and finds herself in a strange environment.

Dahl, Roald.  Matilda.  J FIC Dahl // JPB D
Matilda applies her untapped mental powers to rid the school of the evil, child-hating headmistress, Miss Trunchbull, and restore her nice teacher, Miss Honey, to financial security.

Eager, Edward.  Half Magic.  J FIC Eager.  (Tales of Magic SERIES)
Faced with a dull summer in the city, Jane, Mark, Katharine, and Martha suddenly find themselves involved in a series of extraordinary adventures after Jane discovers an ordinary-looking coin that seems to grant wishes.

Hunter, Mollie.  Day of the Unicorn.  J FIC Hunter
A young boy’s daydream transforms him into the fearless Sir Dauntless and he sets out to capture a unicorn that has magically escaped from a tapestry at Crag Castle.

Lewis, C.S.  The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.  J FIC Lewis // JPB L (The Hunter Chronicles SERIES)
Four English school children find their way through the back of a wardrobe into the magic land of Narnia and assist Aslan, the golden lion, to triumph over the White Witch, who has cursed the land with eternal winter.

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