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More fantasy books by Rick Riordan are shelved under Y Riordan. For more books about Greek mythology, check J292 and J883 in our nonfiction section. Click here for a print-friendly version of this list.

Children’s Fiction (J)

Armstrong Loki's Wolves    (When Ragnarok—the apocalypse—threatens, the human descendents of the Norse gods must fight monsters to stop the end of the world.)
Collins Gregor the Overlander    (Gregor and his sister are pulled into a strange underground world, triggering an epic battle.)
Holub (pb) Goddess Girls: Athena the Brain    (Athena learns she is a goddess when she is summoned to Mount Olympus by her father, Zeus.)
Holub (pb) Heroes in Training: Zeus and the Thunderbolt of Doom    (When ten-year-old Zeus is kidnapped, he discovers he can defend himself with a magical thunderbolt.)
Lerangis The Colossus Rises    (Four superhuman teens must find seven hidden pieces of Atlantis's power that will save them from certain death.)
McMullan (pb) Myth-o-Mania: Have a Hot Time, Hades!    (Hades tells his own version of how he became King of the Underworld and Zeus became King of the Gods.)

Junior High Fiction (Y)

Childs Oh. My. Gods.    (Phoebe finds herself at a school where everyone is descended from gods or goddesses.)
Childs Sweet Venom    (Three teen descendants of Medusa embrace their fates in modern-day San Francisco.)
Colfer Artemis Fowl    (When a 12-year-old evil genius captures a fairy and demands a ransom in gold, the fairies fight back with magic, technology, and a nasty troll.)
Farmer The Sea of Trolls    (Following capture by Viking berserkers, Jack must undertake a vital quest to Jotunheim, home of the trolls.)
Harris Runemarks    (Maddy learns she is destined to join the gods of Norse mythology and play a role in the fate of the world.)
Hennesy Pandora Gets Jealous    (Pandy must gather all of the evils that were released when the box she brings to school is accidentally opened.)
Kerr The Akhenaten Adventure    (Philippa and John discover they're descended from a long line of djinn.)
LaFevers Theodosia and the Serpents of Chaos    (Theodosia encounters two secret societies: one sworn to protect the world from ancient Egyptian magic and one planning to bring chaos to the world.)
McMann The Unwanteds    (Twins Aaron and Alex are separated, one to attend university while the other finds himself in a wondrous place where youths learn magic.)
Mebus Gods of Manhattan    (The gods of New York choose Rory to perform a dangerous mission.)
Mull Fablehaven    (Kendra and Seth discover their grandparents' estate is a sanctuary for magical creatures and that a battle between good and evil is looming.)
O'Hearn The Flame of Olympus    (Emily's life is transformed when a winged horse crashes onto the roof of her building and takes her to Olympus.)
Scott The Alchemyst    (Sophie and Josh are caught up in a deadly struggle over an ancient book holding the formula for everlasting life.)
Stephens The Emerald Atlas    (Kate, Michael, and Emma learn they have special powers, a fearsome enemy, and a quest to find a magical book.)
Stroud The Amulet of Samarkand    (Nathaniel, a magician's apprentice, summons a djinni and instructs him to steal the Amulet of Samarkand from a powerful magician.)
Ursu The Shadow Thieves    (Charlotte and Zee must save humankind from Nightmares, Death, Pain, and a nasty guy named Phil.)
Voelkel Middleworld    (Max must save his archaeologist parents, who disappeared while investigating an ancient Mayan site.)
Yancey The Extraordinary Adventures of Alfred Kropp    (Alfred must rescue King Arthur's sword Excalibur from evil forces.)
Yep City of Fire    (Scirye must enlist the help of volcano goddess Pele in an attempt to stop an evil dragon and a mysterious man from altering the universe.)

Last Updated: 4/15

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