If You Love  . . . Harry Potter!

100 Cupboards (series) by Nathan Wilson

After his parents are kidnapped, Henry York moves to small-town Kansas, where he and his cousin Henrietta discover and explore hidden doors in his attic room that seem to open onto other worlds.

The Cabinet of Wonders (series) by Marie Rutkoski

Twelve-year-old Petra, accompanied by her magical tin spider, goes to Prague hoping to retrieve the enchanted eyes the Prince of Bohemia took from her father.

The Emerald Atlas (series) by John Stephens*

Kate, Michael, and Emma have passed from one orphanage to another, but now they learn that they have special powers, a prophesied quest to find a magical book, and a fearsome enemy.

Hatching Magic by Ann Downer

When a thirteenth-century wizard confronts twenty-first century Boston while seeking his pet dragon, he is followed by a rival wizard and a very unhappy demon, but eleven-year-old Theodora Oglethorpe may hold the secret to setting everything right.

The Hound of Rowan (series) by Henry Neff

After glimpsing a hint of his destiny in a mysterious tapestry, Max McDaniels becomes a student at Rowan Academy, where he trains in "mystics and combat" in preparation for war with an ancient enemy.

The Magic Thief (series) by Sarah Prineas

A young thief is drawn into a life of magic and adventure after picking the pocket of the powerful wizard Nevery Flinglas, who has returned from exile to attempt to reverse the troubling decline of magic in Wellmet City.

Midnight for Charlie Bone (series) by Jenny Nimmo

Charlie Bone's life with his widowed mother and two grandmothers undergoes a dramatic change when he discovers that he can hear people in photographs talking.

Peter Nimble and His Fantastic Eyes by Jonathan Auxier

Raised to be a thief, blind orphan Peter Nimble, age ten, steals from a mysterious stranger three pairs of magical eyes, that lead him to a hidden island where he must decide to become a hero or resume his life of crime.

The Secret of Platform 13 (and other titles) by Eva Ibbotson

Odge Gribble, a young hag, accompanies an old wizard, a gentle fey, and a giant ogre on their mission through a magical tunnel from their Island to London to rescue their King and Queen's son who had been stolen as an infant.

Magyk (series) by Angie Sage*

Septimus Heap, the seventh son of the seventh son, disappears the night he is born.. That same night, the baby's father, Silas Heap, comes across an abandoned newborn girl in the snow. But who is this mysterious baby girl, and what really happened to their beloved son Septimus?

The Shadows (series) by Jacqueline West

When eleven-year-old Olive and her distracted parents move into an old Victorian mansion, Olive finds herself ensnared in a dark plan involving some mysterious paintings, a trapped and angry nine-year-old boy, and three talking cats.

Tuesdays at the Castle (series) by Jessica Day George

Eleven-year-old Princess Celie lives with her parents, the king and queen, at Castle Glower. When the king and queen are ambushed while travelling, it is up to Celie to protect their home and save their kingdom.

The Unwanteds (series) by Lisa McMann

In a society that purges thirteen-year-olds who are creative, identical twins Aaron and Alex are separated, one to attend University while the other, supposedly Eliminated, finds himself in a wondrous place where youths hone their abilities and learn magic.