- Cabot, Meg. Jinx. 2007. (YA Fiction Cabot.M)
Jinx hopes that moving in with her aunt and uncle in New York will help
her escape the bad luck that caused her so much trouble in her
hometown. But it isn’t to be. Her bad luck is actually a curse, and
avoiding magic doesn’t seem to help. Jinx’s glamorous cousin Tory and
her coven of Uptown witches feel threatened by Jinx’s gift. Jinx must
learn to control her power to turn the curse to her advantage and stop
Tory before she causes too much damage.
- Chima, Cinda Williams. The Warrior Heir. 2006. (YA Science Fiction Chima.C)
- After learning about his magical ancestry and his own warrior powers, 16-year-old Jack embarks on a training program to fight enemy wizards. (Book 1 of a series)
- Cooney, Caroline. Enter Three Witches. 2007. (YA Fiction Coone.C & YA CD Fiction Coone.C)
- Lady Mary is a ward of Lord and Lady Macbeth whose life is forever changed when her father, Lord Cawdor, betrays the Scottish king -- and is hanged as a traitor.
- Croggon, Alison. The Naming. 2002. (YA Science Fiction Crogg.A)
- A manuscript from the lost civilization of Edil-Amarandah chronicles the experiences of sixteen-year-old Maerad, an orphan gifted in the magic and power of the Bards, as she escapes from slavery and begins to learn how to use her Gift to stave off the evil Darkness that threatens to consume her world. (Book 1 of a series)
- Dickinson, Peter. The Ropemaker. 2001. (YA Science Fiction Dicki.P)
- When the magic that protects their Valley starts to fail, Tilja and her companions journey into the evil Empire to find the ancient magician Faheel, who originally cast those spells.
- Dickinson, Peter. Angel Isle. 2007. (YA Science Fiction Dicki.P)
- While seeking the Ropemaker to restore the ancient magic that will protect their valley, Saranja, Maja, and Ribek must outwit twenty-four of the empire's most powerful and evil magicians.
- Gilmore, Kate. Enter Three Witches. 1990. (YA Fiction Gilmo.K and Jr. High)
- Bren is fearful of having the girl of his dreams meet his family of witches, but after a school production of Macbeth which is attended by his family who cause startling effects, he realizes a meeting has already taken place.
- Gruber, Michael. The Witch's Boy. 2005. (YA Fiction Grube.M & YA CD Fiction Grube.M & eAudiobook)
- A grotesque foundling turns against the witch who sacrificed almost everything to raise him when he becomes consumed by the desire for money and revenge against those who have hurt him, but he eventually finds his true heart's desire.
- Jones, Diana Wynne. Howl’s Moving Castle. 1986. (YA Science Fiction Jones.D)
- Eldest of three sisters in a land where that is considered to be a misfortune, Sophie is resigned to her fate as a hat shop apprentice until a witch turns her into an old woman and she finds herself in the castle of the greatly feared wizard Howl.
- Jones, Diana Wynne. Mixed Magics. 2001. (YA Science Fiction Jones.D)
- Four separate incidents test the power of the Chrestomanci, a powerful enchanter with nine lives, to control misuses of magic on various worlds.
- Kindl, Patrice. Goose Chase. 2001. (YA Fiction Kindl.P)
- Rather than marry a cruel king or a seemingly dim-witted prince, an enchanted goose girl endures imprisonment, capture by several ogresses, and other dangers, before learning exactly who she is.
- Kindl, Patrice. Owl in Love. 1994, c1993. (YA Fiction Kindl.P & J paperbk)
- A 14-year-old girl who can transform herself into an owl at will discovers interesting new relationships with both humans and owls when she develops a crush on her science teacher.
- Mlynowski, Sarah. Bras & Broomsticks. 2005. (YA Fiction Mlyno.S & YA CD Fiction Mlyno.S)
- Living in New York City with her mother and her younger sister, Miri, 14-year-old Rachel tries to persuade Miri, who has recently become a witch, to help her become popular at school and to try to stop their divorced father's wedding. (Book 1 of a series)
- Napoli, Donna Jo. The Magic Circle. 1993. (YA Fiction Napol.D)
- After learning sorcery to become a healer, a good-hearted woman is turned into a witch by evil spirits and she fights their power until her encounter with Hansel and Gretel years later.
- Pierce, Meredith Ann. Treasure at the Heart of Tanglewood. 2001. (YA Science Fiction Pierc.M)
- Hannah, a healer with unusual powers, leaves the wizard she has always served and, along with her animal companions, begins a journey which uncovers the truth about her real nature.
- Rees, Celia. Witch Child. 2001. (YA Fiction Rees.C)
- In 1659, 14-year-old Mary Newbury keeps a journal of her voyage from England to the New World and her experiences living as a witch in a community of Puritans near Salem, Massachusetts.
- Rowling, J. K. Harry Potter. 1998. (YA Science Fiction Rowli.J)
- Rescued from the outrageous neglect of his aunt and uncle, a young boy with a great destiny proves his worth while attending Hogwarts School for Wizards and Witches. (Book 1 of a series)
- Sedgwick, Marcus. Witch Hill. 2001. (YA Fiction Sedgw.M)
- After his house burns down, 12-year-old Jamie is sent to stay with relatives in an English village, where a legendary witch begins to pursue him in terrifying nightmares.
- Springer, Nancy. Hex Witch of Seldom. 1988. (Science Fiction Sprin.N)
- When young Bobbi becomes mistress of a magical horse, she realizes her own magical powers and is swept into the powerful Circle of Twelve.
- Vande Velde, Vivian. Magic Can Be Murder. 2000. (YA Fiction Vande.V)
- Nola and her mother have unusual abilities that have always set them apart from others, but when Nola sees a murder using her power to call up images using water and a person's hair, she finds herself in the worst danger ever.
- Wooding, Chris. Poison. 2003. (YA Fiction Woodi.C)
- When Poison leaves her home in the marshes of Gull to retrieve the infant sister who was snatched by the fairies, she and a group of unusual friends survive encounters with the inhabitants of various Realms, and Poison herself confronts a surprising destiny.
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