Book Recommendations: Children's

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Harry's second year at Hogwarts finds him investigating mysteriously pretrified students as well as finding the identity of the Heir of Slytherin.

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This book is recommended by Morgan, Meaghan, Bonster, Chelsea, and Hoppy.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic Like Whoa
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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

J.K. Rowling's final chapter in the life of Harry Potter finds him on the search for Horcrux with Ron and Hermione. Meanwhile, the war rages on and their friends are in constant danger. Lord Voldemort is gaining power everywhere and in search of something to help him in his rise to power.

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This book is recommended by Morgan, Meaghan, Bonster, and Chelsea.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: GLORIOUS BEYOND GLORY
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Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

When Hogwarts plays host to an international wizardry tournament, Harry is unexpectedly selected to compete in it. Meanwhile, the threat of Voldemort's possible return lingers in the background. Fourth book in the series.

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This book is recommended by Meaghan, Morgan, Bonster, and Hoppy.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: GLORIOUS BEYOND GLORY
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Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

The wizarding world is now dealing with the return of Lord Voldemort, Ron is asking daily if anyone they know has died or gone missing. Harry gets some unexpected help in Potions and he and Dumbledore explore a complicated past.

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This book is recommended by Morgan, Meaghan, Chelsea, Bonster, and Hoppy.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic Like Whoa
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Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Tensions are running high as Harry enters his fifth year at Hogwarts. The Ministry of Magic refuses to admit that You-Know-Who has returned and have also placed one of their own at Hogwarts as the new Defense Against the Dark Arts teacher.

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This book is recommended by Morgan, Bonster, Chelsea, Meaghan, and Hoppy.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: GLORIOUS BEYOND GLORY
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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

Downtrodden orphan Harry Potter discovers through a visit from a giant on his 11th birthday that he's actually a wizard. He enrols at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, where he makes new friends, learns some magic, and discovers the truth about his parents' death and his own remarkable destiny.

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This book is recommended by Meaghan, Bonster, Chelsea, Morgan, and Hoppy.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic Like Whoa
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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Dangerous murderer Sirius Black has escaped from Azkaban and is looking for Harry at Hogwarts. Hagrid is made a teacher and the new Defense Against the Dark Arts teacher has a connection to Harry's parents.

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This book is recommended by Chelsea, Bonster, Morgan, Meaghan, and Hoppy.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic Like Whoa
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Horse and his Boy, A

Horse and his Boy, A

During the Golden Age of Narnia, when Peter is High King, a boy named Shasta discovers he is not the son of Arsheesh, the Calormene fisherman, and decides to run far away to the North--to Narnia. When he is mistaken for another runaway, Shasta is led to discover who he really is and even finds his real father. Third book in the chronicles.

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This book is recommended by Nicole and Bonster.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic
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Inkheart

Inkheart

Mo is an ordinary bookbinder, or so his daughter Meggie thinks. He is on a mission to find a book - Inkheart - but he is not the only one looking for it.

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This book is recommended by Holly.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic Like Whoa
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Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, The

Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, The

Four English schoolchildren 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. Book 2 in the chronicles, though it was actually the first Lewis wrote.

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This book is recommended by Nicole, Meaghan, and Bonster.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic Like Whoa
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Magician's Nephew, The

Magician's Nephew, The

Digory and Polly meet and become friends one cold, wet summer in London. Their lives burst into adventure when Digory's Uncle Andrew, who thinks he is a magician, sends them hurtling to ... somewhere else. They find their way to Narnia, newborn from the Lion's song, and encounter the evil sorceress Jadis, before they finally return home. First book in the chronicles in terms of the Narnian timeline, but it was actually the second last book that Lewis wrote for the series.

Recommendations

This book is recommended by Nicole, Bonster, and Meaghan.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic
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Twilight

Twilight

When Isabella Swan moves to the gloomy town of Forks and meets the mysterious, alluring Edward Cullen, her life takes a thrilling and terrifying turn. With his porcelain skin, golden eyes, mesmerizing voice, and supernatural gifts, Edward is both irresistible and impenetrable. Up until now, he has managed to keeps his true identity hidden, but Bella is determined to uncover his deep dark secret. What Bella doesn't realize is the closer she gets to him, the more she is putting herself and those around her at risk. And, it might be too late to turn back.

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This book is recommended by Chelsea, Bonster, and Holly.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic Like Whoa
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Watership Down

Watership Down

Published in 1972. Watership Down is the story of a group of wild rabbits who set out to find a new warren when their old home is destroyed to make room for a new housing development. They encounter a few other rabbit societies and a lot of challenges on their journey.

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This book is recommended by Meaghan.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic Like Whoa
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