Books for Children that Loved Harry Potter

If your child loved Harry Potter, they are likely to enjoy some of these books.  These books are perfect for students as young as five or six years old reading at a 4th to 5th grade level.  

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A Wrinkle in Time by Madeline L’Engle

Did you know? 

The main character, Meg, set the stage for future female heroines like Hermione Granger.

This is the first book in the series, A Time Quintet.

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A Wizard of Earthsea by Ursula LeGuin

Flunked by Jen Calonita

If your child loved Harry Potter, they’ll love Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.  This book is actually a play!

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by JK Rowling

Kingdom Keepers by Ridley Pearson

Wandmaker’s Apprentice by ED Masessa

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A Series of Unfortunate Events by Lemony Snicket

There are thirteen books in this eerie series!  Starting with The Bad Beginning, the Baudelaire Children simply can’t be more unlucky!

Percy Jackson and the Olympians by Rick Riordan

Rick Riordan brings Greek Mythology to life.  If your child loves this book, Rick Riordan has several related series.  Check out our list for Percy Jackson fans!

Magyk by Septimus Heap

The Vengekeep Prophecies by Brian Farrey

Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card

Peter and the Starcatchers by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson

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The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by CS Lewis

Did you know? Some people suspect that the four founders of Hogwarts are based on the four main characters in the Chronicles of Narnia.  


If you loved this book, don’t forget to check otu the rest of the series!

Gregor Overlander by Suzanne Collins

Redwall by Brian Jacques

This book may not be appropriate for younger students due to some drinking, profanity, and violence. 

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