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What is your favorite middle grade fantasy fiction book written in the last 2 years? You can include YOURS but add someone else’s too!

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#1 - December 29, 2017, 07:49 PM
“If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales.” ~Einstein~

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I haven't read a lot of this genre in the last two years, but here are two I enjoyed from 2016:

WING & CLAW: FOREST OF WONDERS by Linda Sue Park
THE GIRL IN THE TOWER by Lisa Schroeder
#2 - December 30, 2017, 02:03 PM
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I'm not a huge fantasy fan, but here are a few of my favorite books from the past years (not necessarily published in the last two years) which have fantastical elements:

WISHTREE, Katherine Applegate
THE GIRL WHO DRANK THE MOON, Kelly Barnhill
WHEN THE SEA TURNED TO SILVER, Grace Lin
A SNICKER OF MAGIC, Natlie Lloyd
UPSIDE-DOWN MAGIC, Mynowski, Myracle and Jenkins
TRUE BLUE SCOUTS OF SUGARMAN SWAMP, Kathy Appelt

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#3 - December 30, 2017, 08:55 PM
MOSTLY THE HONEST TRUTH (HarperCollins 2019)
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I absolute LOVE middle grade fantasy. It is what inspired me to write my own series, Max Hamby.
I read as much as I can. Below is just a small snippet of my faves.  :flowers2

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The Land of Stories
Jack: The True Story of Jack and the Beanstalk
Five Kingdoms
Jinx
Impyrium
The Uncommoners
The Evil Wizard Smallbone
The Door by the Staircase
Dragonwatch
Adventurers Wanted
The Unwanteds
Unwanted Quests
#4 - December 31, 2017, 03:17 AM

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Let's see...hmm...these two for sure:
The Girl who Drank the Moon
Rump: the True Story of Rumpelstiltskin
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#5 - December 31, 2017, 12:05 PM

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I love Kate DiCamillo's books, although they aren't that recent, among them The Magician's Elephant and The MIraculous Journey of Edward Tulane. She has a distintive voice. 

#6 - January 01, 2018, 07:48 PM

I like Kate DiCamillo's books and enjoyed reading The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane and Because of Winne Dixie with my child.
#7 - January 02, 2018, 03:40 PM

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