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Title: Thematic Literature Activity

Thematic Literature Activity
Book Recommendations for Horror, Science
Fiction, and Fantasy
  • Kim Sheibley
  • SLM 553
  • Fall 2009/Spring 2010

HORROR Vampires
  • The Chronicles of Vladimir Tod series by Heather
  • Eighth Grade Bites
  • Ninth Grade Slays
  • Tenth Grade Bleeds
  • Look for Me By Midnight by Mary Downing Hahn
  • A Taste for Red by Lewis Harris
  • Bunnicula A Rabbit Tale of Mystery by Deborah
    and James Howe
  • The Celery Stalks at Midnight by James Howe
  • The Silver Kiss by Annette Curtis Klause
  • The Twilight series by Stephenie Meyer
  • Twilight
  • New Moon
  • Eclipse
  • Breaking Dawn

HORROR Vampires
  • The Hitchhiking Vampire by Stephen Mooser
  • The Dark Angel by Meredith Ann Pierce
  • Vampire High by Douglas Rees
  • The Vampire Kisses series by Ellen Schrieber
  • Vampire Kisses
  • Kissing Coffins
  • Vampireville
  • Dance with a Vampire
  • The Cirque du Freak series by Darren Shan
  • The Dangerous Girls by R.L. Stine
  • Dracula by Bram Stoker
  • Companions of the Night by Viviane Vande Velde

HORROR Werewolves
  • Curse of a Winter Moon by Mary Casanova
  • Never Cry Werewolf by Heather Davis
  • Tartabulls Throw by Henry Garfield
  • The Wolving Time by Patrick Jennings
  • Twilight Series by Stephenie Meyer
  • New Moon
  • Eclipse
  • Breaking Dawn
  • Blood Beast by Darren Shan
  • Red Riders Hood (Dark Fusion, Book 2) by Neal
  • Curse of the Night Wolf by Paul Stewart Chris
  • Wolf Pack by Edo Van Belkom

HORROR Monsters
  • Basilisk by N.M. Browne
  • Peters Angel A Story About Monsters by Hope
  • The Beast of Noor by Janet Lee Carey
  • Foundling by D.M. Cornish
  • Lamplighter by D.M. Cornish
  • The Last Apprentice series by Joseph Delaney
  • The Chimera by Bernard Evslin
  • Medusa by Bernard Evslin
  • Mungo by Rosalie K. Fry
  • Coraline by Neil Gaiman
  • Silent to the Bone by E. L. Konigsburg
  • Gossamer by Lois Lowry
  • Are You in the House Alone? by Richard Peck
  • Clockwork (or All Wound Up) by Phillip Pullman
  • The Death Collector by Justin Richards
  • The Percy Jackson series by Rick Riordan
  • The Lightning Thief
  • The Sea of Monsters
  • The Titans Curse

HORROR Monsters
  • The Demonata series by Darren Shan
  • Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
  • Here Be Monsters! An Adventure Involving Magic,
    Trolls, and Other Creatures by Alan Snow
  • The Boxes by William Sleator
  • Sasquatch by Roland Smith
  • Dusssie by Nancy Springer
  • Doppelganger by David Stahler
  • The Shadow Thieves by Anne Ursu
  • The Siren Song by Anne Ursu
  • The Midnighters series by Scott Westerfeld
  • The Secret Hour
  • Touching Darkness
  • Blue Noon
  • Seal of Solomon by Rick Yancey
  • The Doom Stone by Paul Zindel
  • Loch by Paul Zindel
  • Raptor by Paul Zindel
  • Rats by Paul Zindel
  • Reef of Death by Paul Zindel

HORROR Supernatural
  • Kits Wilderness by David Almond
  • The Summoning by Kelley Armstrong
  • Snakecharm by Amelia Atwater-Rhodes
  • The Seer of Shadows by Avi
  • Something Upstairs by Avi
  • Skeleton Man by Joseph Bruchac
  • The Presence by Eve Bunting
  • The Empty Mirror by James Lincoln Collier
  • Stonewords A Ghost Story by Pam Conrad
  • The Boggart by Susan Cooper
  • The House Next Door by Richie Tankersley Cusick
  • Down a Dark Hall by Lois Duncan
  • The Secret of Whispering Springs by Jerri
  • Deep and Dark and Dangerous by Mary Downing Hahn
  • A Doll in the Garden A Ghost Story by Mary
    Downing Hahn
  • Look for Me By Moonlight by Mary Downing Hahn
  • Time for Andrew A Ghost Story by Mary Downing
  • The Old Willis Place by Mary Downing Hahn

HORROR Supernatural
  • Ghostgirl by Tonya Hurley
  • Dial-a-Ghost by Eva Ibbotson
  • The Great Ghost Race by Eva Ibbotson
  • The Haunting of Granite Falls by Eva Ibbotson
  • The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving
  • Breathe A Ghost Story by Cliff McNish
  • Jade Green by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
  • The Haunting by Joan Lowry Nixon
  • Whispers From the Dead by Joan Lowry Nixon
  • Haunting at Home Plate by David Patneaude
  • A Drowned Maidens Hair A Melodrama by Laura Amy
  • The Book of Dead Days by Marcus Sedgwick
  • Duckling Ugly by Neal Shusterman
  • Everlost by Neal Shusterman
  • Full Tilt by Neal Shusterman
  • The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by
    Robert Louis Stevenson
  • Around by Vivian Vande Velde
  • Being Dead by Vivian Vande Velde

  • Enders Game by Orson Scott Card
  • The Supernaturalist by Eoin Colfer
  • Aliens Ate My Homework by Bruce Coville
  • Aliens Stonle My Body by Bruce Coville
  • I Was a 6th Grade Alien by Bruce Coville
  • My Teacher is an Alien by Bruce Coville
  • The Exchange Student by Katie Gilmore
  • Alien Secrets by Annette Curtis Klause
  • Alien in a Bottle by Kathy Mackel

  • The Dangerous Days of Daniel X by James Patterson
  • Daniel X Alien Hunter by James Patterson
    (Graphic Novel)
  • Simon Bloom The Gravity Keeper by Michael
  • The True Meaning of Smekday by Adam Rex
  • The Dark Side of Nowhere by Neal Shusterman
  • The Boxes by William Sleator
  • The Duplicate by William Sleator
  • Interstellar Pig by William Sleator
  • The Last Universe by William Sleator
  • The Night the Heads Came by William Sleator
  • Space Race by Sylvia Waugh

SCIENCE FICTION Alternate or Parallel Universes
  • Whales on Stilts by M. T. Anderson
  • The Fire-us Trilogy by Jennifer Armstrong Nancy
  • The Kindling
  • Keepers of the Flame
  • The Kiln
  • The House of the Scorpian by Nancy Farmer
  • Interworld by Neil Gaiman
  • The Shadow Children series by M.P. Haddix
  • Among the Hidden
  • Among the Imposters
  • Among the Betrayed
  • Among the Barons
  • Among the Brave
  • Among the Enemy
  • Among the Free
  • The Missing series by by M.P. Haddix
  • Found
  • Sent
  • Turnabout by M.P. Haddix

SCIENCE FICTION Alternate or Parallel Universes
  • The Seems series by John Hulme and Michael Wexler
  • The Glitch in Sleep
  • The Split Second
  • The Lost Train of Thought
  • A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine LEngle
  • The Young Unicorns by Madeleine LEngle
  • The Giver series by Lois Lowry
  • The Giver
  • Gathering Blue
  • Messenger
  • Life as We Knew It by Susan Beth Pfeffer
  • His Dark Materials trilogy by Phillip Pullman
  • The Golden Compass
  • The Subtle Knife
  • Amber Spyglass
  • Larklight by Philip Reeve
  • Unwind by Neal Shusterman
  • The Mysterious Benedict Society by Trenton Lee
  • Heir Apparent by Vivian Vande Velde

  • Archers Quest by Linda Sue Park
  • Drift House The First Voyage by Dale Peck
  • Paint By Magic by Katherine Reiss
  • Marcos Millions by William Sleator
  • Jumpman Rule 1 Dont Touch Anything by James
  • The Golden Hour by Maiya Williams
  • The Hour of the Cobra by Maiya Williams
  • The Hour of the Outlaw by Maiya Williams
  • Danger Boy series by Mark London Williams
  • Ancient Fire
  • Dragon Sword
  • Tanglewreck by Jeanette Winterson

  • The Gideon Trilogy by Linda Buckley-Archer
  • Book 2The Time Thief
  • Extra Book Gideon the Cutpurse Being the First
  • Part of the Gideon Triliogy
  • Nick of Time by Ted Bell
  • The Time series by Caroline Cooney
  • Both Sides of Time
  • Out of Time
  • Prisoner of Time
  • For All Time
  • Baseball Card Adventures series by Dan Gutman
  • Many Waters by Madeleine LEngle

FANTASY Magic, Witchcraft, Wizardry
  • The Lost Years of Merlin series by T. A. Barron
  • Well Wished by Franny Billingsly
  • Jinx by Meg Cabot
  • So You Want to be a Wizard? by Diane Duane
  • Sun and Moon, Ice and Snow by Jessica Day George
  • The Devil and His Boy by Anthony Horowitz
  • Which Witch by Eva Ibbotson
  • Not Just a Witch by Eva Ibbotson
  • The Whitby Witches by Robin Jarvis
  • The Pinhoe Egg by Diana Wynne Jones
  • Skulduggery Pleasant The Scepter of the Ancients
    by Derek Landy
  • Savvy by Ingrid Law
  • The Wish by Gail Carson Levine
  • The Damar series by Robin McKinley
  • The Blue Sword
  • The Hero and the Crown
  • The Stone Fey by Robin McKinley

FANTASY Magic, Witchcraft, Wizardry
  • Bras Broomsticks by Sarah Mlynowski
  • Witchs Sister by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
  • The Children of the Red King/Charlie Bone series
    by Jenny Nimmo
  • Midnight For Charlie Bone
  • Charlie Bone And The Time Twister
  • Charlie Bone And The Invisible Boy
  • Charlie Bone And The Castle Of Mirrors
  • Charlie Bone And The Hidden King
  • Charlie Bone And The Beast
  • Wolf Brother by Michelle Pavere
  • The Harry Potter series by J. K. Rowling
  • Harry Potter and the Sorceror's Stone
  • Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
  • Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
  • Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
  • Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
  • Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

FANTASY Magic, Witchcraft, Wizardry
  • The Alcatraz series by Brandon Sanderson
  • Alcatraz Versus the Evil Librarians
  • Alcatraz Versus the Scrivners Bones
  • The Alchemyst by Michael Scott
  • The Bartimaeus Trilogy by Jonathan Shroud
  • The Amulet of Samarkand
  • The Golems Eye
  • Ptolemys Gate
  • The Other Ones by Jean Thesman
  • Curses, Inc. And Other Stories by Vivian Vande
  • Magic Can Be Murder by Vivian Vande Velde
  • Never Trust a Dead Man by Vivian Vande Velde
  • Now You See It by Vivian Vande Velde
  • Three Good Deeds by Vivian Vande Velde
  • Witch Dreams by Vivian Vande Velde

  • Merlins Dragon by T. A. Barron
  • The Prophecy by Hilari Bell
  • Dragons Keep by Janet Lee Carey
  • Dragon Flight by Jessica George Day
  • Dragon Slippers by Jessica George Day
  • The Dragon Trilogy by Chris DLacey
  • Book 2 Icefire
  • Book 3 Fire Star
  • Dragonrider by Cornelia Caroline Funke
  • Eon by Alison Goodman
  • Dragonhaven by Robin McKinley
  • Eragon by Christopher Paolini
  • Brisingr by Christopher Paolini
  • Dragons Egg by Sarah Thomson
  • Dragons Bait by Vivian Vande Velde

FANTASY Other Worlds
  • Watership Down by Richard Adams
  • The Black Cauldron by Lloyd Alexander
  • The High King by Lloyd Alexander
  • Peter and the Starcatchers by Dave Barry
  • Peter and the Starcatchers
  • Peter and the Shadow Thieves
  • Peter and the Secret of Rundoon
  • The Farsala series by Hilari Bell
  • Fall of a Kindom
  • Rise of a Hero
  • The Last Night A Knight and Rogue Novel by
    Hilari Bell
  • The Shield, Sword, and Crown series by Hilari
  • Shield of Stars
  • Sword of Waters
  • The Spiderwick Chronicles Beyond the Spiderwick
    Chronicles series by Holly Black Tony
  • Alices Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
  • Artemis Fowl series by Eoin Colfer

FANTASY Other Worlds
  • The Dark is Rising series by Susan Cooper
  • Over Sea, Under Stone
  • The Dark is Rising
  • Greenwitch
  • The Grey King
  • Silver on the Tree
  • The Land of the Silver Apples by Nancy Farmer
  • The Sea of Trolls by Nancy Farmer
  • Once Upon a Marigold by Jean Ferris
  • Igraine the Brave by Cornelia Caroline Funke
  • The Inkworld Trilogy by Cornelia Caroline Funke
  • Pure Dead Magix by Debi Gliori
  • The Witchs Boy by Michael Gruber
  • Just Ella by M.P. Haddix
  • Palace of Mirrors by M.P. Haddix
  • The Pendragon series by D.J. Hale
  • The Seer and the Sword by Victoria Hanley
  • Book of a Thousand Days by Shannon Hale
  • The Goose Girl by Shannon Hale

FANTASY Other Worlds
  • Princess Academy by Shannon Hale
  • Rapunzels Revenge by Shannon Hale
  • The Dark Portal by Robin Jarvis
  • Goose Chase by Patrice Kindl
  • The Chronicles of Narnia series by C.S. Lewis
  • Cindrella and the Glass Hill by Gail Carson
  • Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine
  • Ever by Gail Carson Levine
  • Fairest by Gail Carson Levine
  • The Fairys Mistake by Gail Carson Levine
  • The Fairys Return by Gail Carson Levine
  • The Two Princesses of Bamarre by Gail Carson
  • The Moorchild by Eloise McGraw
  • Beauty by Robin McKinley
  • Chalice by Robin McKinley
  • Rose Daughter by Robin McKinley
  • Spindles End by Robin McKinley
  • Bound by Donna Jo Napoli

FANTASY Other Worlds
  • The Old Kingdom series by Garth Nix
  • Sabriel
  • Lirael
  • Ahorsen
  • Daughter of the Clayr by Garth Nix
  • Shades Children by Garth Nix
  • The Amazin Maurice and his Educated Rodents by
    Terry Pratchett
  • A Hat Full of Sky by Terry Pratchett
  • Nation by Terry Pratchett
  • The Wee Free Men by Terry Pratchett
  • The Alcatraz series by Brandon Sanderson
  • Alcatraz Versus the Evil Librarians
  • Alcatraz Versus the Scrivners Bones
  • Straw Into Gold by Gary D. Schmidt
  • Never Trust a Dead Man by Vivian Vande Velde
  • The Rumpelstiltskin Problem by Vivian Vande Velde
  • Tales from the Brothers Grimm and the Sisters
    Weird by Vivian Vande Velde

FANTASY Unicorns
  • Unicorns in the Rain by Barbara Cohen
  • A Glory of Unicorns compiled by Bruce Coville
  • The Unicorn Chronicles by Bruce Coville
  • Into the Land of the Unicorns
  • Song of the Wanderer
  • Dark Whispers
  • Unicorns by Patricia D. Netzley
  • The Lore of the Unicorn by Odell Shepard
  • The Transfigured Hart by Jane Yolen

FANTASY Mermaids
  • Selkie Girl A Novel by Laurie Brooks
  • Half-Human compiled edited by Bruce Coville
  • Ingo by Helen Dunmore
  • The Music of Dolphins by Karen Hesse
  • Aquamarine by Alice Hoffman
  • Thora by Gillian Johnson
  • Water Tales of Elemental Spirits by Robin
  • Sirena by Donna Jo Napoli
  • Drift House The First Voyage by Dale Peck