Children and Young Adult's Fiction: Titles H-M
This is list of all the Children and Young Adult's Fiction book and audiobook
reviews, with titles starting with the letters
H - M, located on LPR. These titles are listed alphabetically by title.
Children and Young Adult's Fiction: Titles H-M
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- Hamsters Don't Glow in the Dark, by Trina Wiebe.
Spring break is just around the corner and Abby's teacher has asked her to petsit Mr. Nibbles, the class hamster. But there's one problem. The apartment building Abby lives in has a dumb rule: No Pets Allowed. What is she to do?
- Harry Potter Series:
- Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Book 1), by J. K. Rowling
Harry Potter, a poor orphan, has been leading a less than idyllic life, living in a cupboard under this Aunt and Uncle's steps, but all this changes when he is accepted into Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry...
- Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Book 2), by J. K. Rowling
Someone has opened the Chamber of Secrets and students at the Hogwarts school are being turned into stone. Can Harry get to the bottom of this mystery before he too, turns to stone?
- Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (Book 3), by J. K. Rowling
Sirius Black has escaped from the unescapable wizard prison, Azkaban. Is he out to kill Harry? And if so, why?
- Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (Book 4), by J. K. Rowling
This is the fourth book in Rowling's seven part Harry Potter series. In this installment, the Hogwarts school is hosting the Triwizard Tournament, a tournament in which past contestants have died!
- Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (Book 5), by J. K. Rowling.
Follow Harry Potter through his fifth year at the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry as he must once again do battle with the dark Lord Voldemort - with tragic consequences!
- Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (Book 6), by J. K. Rowling.
The battle against Lord Voldemort continues. To prepare him for the coming battles, Dumbledore begins to give Harry advance magical training. At the same time, Harry struggles to discover the identity of the mysterious half-blood prince.
- Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Book 7), by J. K. Rowling.
This is the seventh and final book in the Harry Potter saga. Full of adventure, magic, danger, and battles, this book soundly and satisfactorily concludes the series.
- Hobart, by Anita Briggs.
Is Hobart, the pig, destined to become a tap dancer, or bacon? Find out in this uplifting children's tale; where hope reigns supreme.
- The Hobbit - Or There and Back Again, by J.R.R. Tolkien.
This is a mythical quest story that follows the Hobbit, Bilbo Baggins and his dwarvish companions as they set out to recover the dwarves treasure, which was stolen by the dragon, Smaug.
- The Horse and His Boy, by C. S. Lewis.
When Shasta discovers he is not Arsheesh's son and therefore does not belong in the cruel land of Calormen, he joins forces with Bree the talking horse and flees north towards Narnia, where freedom reigns.
- I Capture the Castle, by Dodie Smith.
This delightful tale, is narrated by seventeen-year-old Cassandra Mortmain through her journal entries. A journal to which she has confides her hopes and dreams, and the day to day events in her life - including her first love and intimate tidbits about her family.
- Juliet Dove, Queen of Love, by Bruce Coville.
When Juliet Dove puts on a magic amulet, she discovers that it makes her irresistible to boys. As events spiral out of control, Juliet discovers that she has become a character in a mythical love story and it is up to her to set things right - if she can.
- The Jungle Book, by Rudyard Kipling.
Saved from the jaws of the evil tiger Shere Khan, young Mowgli is adopted by a wolf pack and taught the law of the jungle by lovable old Baloo the bear and Bhageera the panther...
- The Land of Stories: The Enchantress Returns, by Chris Colfer.
In this, the sequel to The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell, the twins much once again go into the world of fairy tales, this time to rescue their mother who has been kidnaped by the evil Enchantress.
- The Last Battle, by C. S. Lewis.
The Last Battle is the final volume of the seven books of The Chronicles of Narnia. It tells the tale of a self-centered and old, but clever ape that was very evil and a donkey that was profoundly stupid and did everything the ape told him to do.
- The Lilac Fairy Book, by Andrew Lang.
33 tales from Portugal, Ireland, Wales and points East and West, among them "The Brown Bear of Norway," "The Enchanted Deer," "The Story of a Very Bad Boy," and "The Brownie of the Lake."
- The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, by C. S. Lewis.
Narnia, the secret country known only to Peter, Susan, Edmund, and Lucy … join them on their journey through an ordinary wardrobe into a mystical land where majic rules and where they meet Aslan, The Great Lion...
- Lizard of Oz, The, by Richard Seltzer.
A collection of multimedia children's books that includes The Lizard of Oz, Now and Then and Other Tales from Ome, Hundreds and Hundreds of Gerbils, Tiger in the Intercom, and See You Later, Elevator.
- Magic Tree House Collection: Books 1-8, by Mary Pope Osborne
Follow the adventures of Jack and Annie as they discover the magical world of books.
- The Magician's Nephew, by C. S. Lewis.
Lewis meant for readers to begin their journey into the land of Narnia with this volume, The Magician's Nephew. In this volume, schoolchildren Polly and Digory inadvertently tumble into the Wood Between the Worlds, and fall afoul of he evil Queen Jadis. After many adventures they get to meet Aslan.
- Maximum Ride - The Angel Experiment, by James Patterson.
When a member of the flock is captured by Erasers, the other members of this unique family of part-human, part-bird children set out to rescue her and to uncover the truth about their origins.
- Middle School: Get Me Out of Here!
, by James Patterson and Chris Tebbetts.
In this, the second book in the Middle School series, Rafe finds himself in a new city, at a new school, and with just as many problems, if not more, than he had before. With wit, imagination, and fortitude, Rafe finds a way to meet the challenges that face him in middle school.
- Milkweed, by Jerry Spinelli.
The story of Stopthief, a young street urchin who risks his life to smuggle food into the Warsaw ghetto, in order to keep his friends, and a group of orphans, from starving to death.
- Miracles on Maple Hill, by Virginia Sorensen.
When Marley's father returns from the war a broken man, her mother decides that the family should move to her grandmother's old farmhouse in the country. There, Marley's father begins to recover from his unseen wounds, and the entire family discovers that miracles do happen on Maple Hill.
- The Monster's Ring, by Bruce Coville.
Russell Crannaker has a problem, and its name is Eddie. In this delightful children's story, Russell solves his problem with the aid of a magic ring that he uses to transform himself into a monster!
- The Monsters of Morley Manor, by Bruce Coville.
Follow the adventures of Anthony and Sarah, and their new friends, the monstrous family Morleskievich, as they try to save the Earth from the nefarious Philduvians in this Full Cast Audio production of The Monsters of Morley Manor.
- Moongobble and Me: The Dragon of Doom (Book 1), by Bruce Coville.
A charming adventure story, for youngsters ages 6-9, about a young boy who befriends an inept magician and his talking toad, Urk.
- Moongobble and Me: The Evil Elves (Book 3), by Bruce Coville.
In the third installment of the Moongobble and Me series, Edward and Moongobble must retrieve the Queen's Belly Button, an enchanted stone that has turned an entire village of Elves, evil. Most dangerous of all, anyone coming into contact with the stone may turn evil themselves.
- Moongobble and Me: The Weeping Werewolf (Book 2), by Bruce Coville.
The second book in the Moongobble and Me series finds Moongobble and Edward in search of a bottle of Weeping Werewolf's tears. Along the way they uncover a secret from Edward's past that will change his life forever.
- Mr Badger and the Difficult Duchess, by Leigh Hobbs.
When the overly tall Duchess de la Dodo arrives at the Boubles Grand Hotel and demands the Royal Suite, it is up to Mr Badger to ensure that her stay at the hotel is uneventful and pleasant, something that is easier said than done in this quirky tale that is sure to delight young readers.
- Mr. Popper's Penguins, by Richard and Florence Atwater.
A charming children's classic about a man who dreams of going to the Antarctic to live with penguins. Mr. Popper soon learns that dreams can come true, just not always the way we plan. For instance, he never expected that he'd have penguins living in his basement!
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