So You’ve Read Harry Potter…And You Are Young or Young at Heart.

What do you read next?

  1. Young wizards. The aptly named Diane Duane’s Young Wizardry series should be the ticket. Begin with:

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So You Want to Be a Wizard is about a young girl named Nita who discovers a magical book at a library that reveals to her a world of spells. This is the beginning of a long and still ongoing series. There are alternate worlds, fights between good and evil, adventures in space, and a star named Fred. Duane also develops a wonderful friendship and partnership between Nita and Kit. Diane Duane blends fantasy and science fiction together in a way that adds complexity to a world in which both technology and magic exist. Threaded throughout are themes like mortality, grief, environmental disaster, and what it means to be a good friend and sibling.

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So You’ve Read Harry Potter…And You Are Young or Young at Heart.