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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

Harry Potter is a tale of magic, friendship, and adventure! Young wizard Harry Potter discovers his true heritage and it leads him to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, where he finds friends, magic spells, potions, and flying broomsticks! But with a powerful and villainous wizard, Lord Voldemort, after Harry, he is forced to delve into a world where every mistake could be his last.

The Hobbit

This story follows Bilbo Baggins, a hobbit that never wants to leave his home and is, to say the least, unadventurous. He is forced out of the Shire, a sleepy town filled with hobbit holes, by a wizard called Gandalf. Bilbo discovers that he is part of something infinitely bigger and it changes his outlook on life completely.-->

The Lightning Thief

In The Lightning Thief, a dyslexic and ADHD Percy Jackson discovers he is descended from the Greek gods and therefore has powers which he needs to learn how to harness and control. He is taken to a camp for demigods like him to be trained, but danger lies ahead for him. Hades, Lord of the Underworld, has vowed to start a godly war unless Percy is able to return his Helm of Darkness in time. This is a tale packed with action, magic, and the true power of camaraderie. -->

The Maze Runner

In this dystopian future, a large group of boys are forced to live and survive together in what they call The Glade. The boys are trapped inside of a giant, seemingly endless, maze that moves around at night to ensure the Gladers will not find their way out. Thomas, the newest Glader is determined to find a way out and retrieve his memories, which are taken from the boys when they enter the Glade. This story is filled to the brim with action and suspense. -->

The Hunger Games

The Hunger Games is set in Earth's dystopian future. The world has been split up into various districts, all of which serve a specific purpose in aiding the Capitol, which is the main populated area. Some districts are much better off than others, and Katniss, the narrator, lives in the poorest district, District 12. She is drafted into the Hunger Games, where two tributes from each district fight to the death with each other in a perilous arena as entertainment for the Capitol. The Hunger Games is a tale of sacrifice, sisterhood, and the fight.-->

Divergent

Divergent is about a future for the Earth in which the population is divided up into factions based on what trait they treasure the most. Tris, the protagonist, has grown up in Abnegation, who treasures selflessness. The story is about her journey choosing a new faction when she is 16 and her eccentric opinions regarding the faction system. When something special inside of her is revealed, Tris must fight for her life and her friends. -->

A Wrinkle In Time

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Ender's Game

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The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones

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The False Prince

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By Bryn Flanigan