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Fantasy - Lexile Over 1000







Ursula K. Le Guin
FICTION SCIENCE FICTION LEGUI

Ged, the greatest sorcerer in all Earthsea, was called Sparrowhawk in his reckless youth. Hungry for power and knowledge, Sparrowhawk tampered with long-held secrets and loosed a terrible shadow upon the world. This is the tale of his testing, how he mastered the mighty words of power, tamed an ancient dragon, and crossed death's threshold to restore the balance. (12-up) (Lexile 1150)
Neal Shusterman
FICTION SHUST

When fourteen-year-old Lindsay meets Talon and discovers the Downsiders world which had evolved from the subway built in New York in 1867 by Alfred Ely Beach, she and her new friend experience the clash of their two cultures. (12-up) (Lexile 1110)
Garth Nix
FICTION SCIENCE FICTION NIX

Since childhood, Sabriel has lived outside the walls of the Old Kingdom, away from the power of Free Magic and the Dead. With her father missing, Sabriel must cross into that world to find him. There she confronts an evil that threatens much more than her life. (13-up) (Lexile 1060)
Ingrid Law
J LAW

Recounts the adventures of Mibs Beaumont, whose thirteenth birthday has revealed her "savvy"--a magical power unique to each member of her family--just as her father is injured in a terrible accident. (8-12) (Lexile 1070)
Stuart Hill
FICTION SCIENCE FICTION HILL

After the death of her beloved father, headstrong princess Thirrin Freer Strong-In-The-Arm becomes warrior queen of her homeland, Icemark, defending it from a formidable invader. Despite Thirrin's bravery and the support of Oskan, the Witch's son, the task proves more difficult than Thirrin ever dreamed. She must assemble a force to rival her opponent. And, in the chill winter of Icemark, she only has until spring to unite the strange beasts and frightening creatures who live just outside her country. (10-14) (Lexile 1140)
Robin McKinley
FICTION MCKIN

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. (12-up) (Lexile 1120)
Frank Beddor
FICTION SCIENCE FICTION BEDDO

When she is cast out of Wonderland by her evil aunt Redd, young Alyss Heart finds herself living in Victorian Oxford as Alice Liddell and struggles to keep memories of her kingdom intact until she can return and claim her rightful throne. (12-up) (Lexile 1010)
Elizabeth Marie Pope
J POPE

In 1558, while exiled by Queen Mary Tudor to a remote castle known as Perilous Gard, young Kate Sutton becomes involved in a series of mysterious events that lead her to an underground world peopled by Fairy Folk—whose customs are even older than the Druids’ and include human sacrifice. (10-up) (Lexile 1020)
J.K. Rowling
FICTION ROWLI

A collection of folktales from the magical world of Harry Potter, translated by Hermione Granger with an introduction, notes, and illustrations by J. K. Rowling, and extensive commentary by Albus Dumbledore. (9-up) (Lexile 1290)