25 Mind-Blowing Fantasy Books For 7th Graders (Age 12)

Fantasy books provide a captivating escape from everyday life while fostering a love for reading and imagination in young readers.

In this post, we will explore the 25 Mind-Blowing Fantasy Books For 7th Graders.

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The fantasy books mentioned in this post are based on comprehensive research and reviews and are considered some of the Fantasy Books For 7th Graders.

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Overview Of The 25 Mind-Blowing Fantasy Books For 7th Graders

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Shadow and Bone

“Shadow and Bone” by Leigh Bardugo introduces us to Alina, a soldier. She has special powers. She is the only one who can save their country from a dark danger called the Shadow Fold. But to do that, she needs to learn how to control her powers. Along the way, she learns about her past and faces some dangerous secrets.

Disney Chills

In “Disney Chills” by Vera Strange, Shelly faces the challenges of starting a new school after her parents’ separation. Eager to fit in with the kids, she makes a deal with the witch. However, Shelly’s wish takes a dark turn, and she must find a way to break the deal with the witch before everything is destroyed.

Delphine and the Silver Needle

In “Delphine and the Silver Needle” by Alyssa Moon, there’s a young mouse named Delphine. One day, she discovers a surprising secret, the magical mice. But there’s a problem, a scary rat leader wants to use their magic. So, Delphine and her friend go on a dangerous journey to find the truth about the past. Along the way, they meet strange enemies and face dangers.

The Wizard of Menace

In “The Wizard of Menace” by Erin Johnson, a young witch named Laidey faces a big problem at the home she lives in. There’s a bad curse over the place, and an old prediction says time is running out for everyone there. Things get even worse when someone gets killed. Now, Laidey has to use her magic and break the curse.

Magic & Mistletoe

In “Magic & Mistletoe” by Nyx Halliwell, Thornhollow, a place full of secrets, asks a magician for help again. She previously removed a very old curse from her family. This time, she’s hired to break an old magic that’s about to release a ghost from the past. The magician must navigate these challenges and find a way to break this magic before it’s too late.

Delphine and the Dark Thread

In “Delphine and the Dark Thread” by Alyssa Moon, Delphine and her friends find themselves on the run after a rat-army attack. They journey through the distant lands and discover Delphine’s magical needle. As Delphine’s powers continue to grow, she realizes that she might need to face the villain.

Siege and Storm

In “Siege and Storm” by Leigh Bardugo, Alina’s powers have grown, but people are chasing her because they want her magic. So, Alina asks a famous sailor for help. But she gets deeper into the dangerous magic and drifts away from being normal. To save her country, Alina must choose between her strong powers and the love she had.

A Magical Adventure 

In “A Magical Adventure” by Nicole Beyer, Rafe becomes ill with a magical disease and encourages his friends to go and find magic and cure him. However, their adventure takes a turn as they find themselves lost in the past. Their aim becomes surviving in this magical world. Join them on this journey filled with danger and the hope of returning home.

A Stranger Magic

“A Stranger Magic” by D.C. Akers tells the story of Sam, who thinks no one notices him. However, his life takes a turn when he meets a mysterious stranger near his home. As he tries to solve the stranger’s tasks, Sam and his friend stumble upon a hidden passage and are thrust into a world of magic and mystery. Join them on this journey as they find secrets and face new challenges.

Witch Hollow and the Fountain Riddle

In “Witch Hollow and the Fountain Riddle” by I.D. Blind, Eric returns to the town of Hollow to help his friends who are facing strange weather and dangers. As he delves into the mystery, he finds details about a witch. To solve the mystery, Eric and his friends begin a journey to the past. Join them in this thrilling adventure of magic and suspense.

The Stolen Slippers

In “The Stolen Slippers” by Melissa de la Cruz, Filomena and her friends find themselves back in the world of Never After, embarking on a new adventure to find Cinderella’s slippers. However, they quickly discover that Cinderella isn’t the innocent heroine and will do anything to become the princess. With the help of her friends, Filomena must find the slippers and make this story a happy ending.

Mark of the Thief

In “Mark of the Thief” by Jennifer A. Nielsen, there’s a boy named Nic who is a slave in a mine. He discovers a hidden cave with treasures. Inside, he finds a special amulet with powerful magic. Nic wants to be free, but there are many dishonest people around him, and he has to learn how to use magic to stop them and save Rome.

Ruin and Rising

In “Ruin and Rising” by Leigh Bardugo, the future of the country hangs in the balance. Alina is weakened after her battle with the Darkling. As war starts, Alina stands as the last hope of defense against the darkness that threatens the world. To succeed, she must use the power of a legendary firebird, even if it leads to her own downfall. Join Alina as she faces her greatest challenge yet to save her country.


In “Heartless” by Marissa Meyer, follows Catherine, a young lady in Wonderland with dreams that don’t align with her royal destiny. Rather than pursuing a life as the next queen, Catherine desires to open a bakery with her best friend. However, she is determined to shape her own future and begin an adventure of self-discovery. Join Catherine as she navigates a world filled with magic, challenges, and dangers.

The Tombs of Atuan

In “The Tombs of Atuan” by Ursula K. Le Guin, a girl named Tenar loses her family and protects the Tombs of Atuan. Her life changes when a magician, comes to steal the Ring from the Tombs. While it’s her duty to protect the Ring, Tenar must decide whether to stay in the darkness or take a chance and escape.

The Witches of the Wytewoods

In “The Witches of the Wytewoods” by M J Thompson, meet Erica, a witch. Her life is filled with danger due to her magic. Her only hope lies in a distant city. To reach it, Erica and her brother must travel across the Wytewoods. However, within these woods are other witches, who might be dangerous. Join Erica and her brother on a dangerous journey through the Wytewoods as they face challenges and encounter other witches in this magical adventure.

Rise of the Wolf

In “Rise of the Wolf” by Jennifer Nielsen, Nic escapes slavery but faces new challenges. Nic’s mother is arrested, and he is determined to save her. Nic challenges the Praetors to a race, if he wins, they release his mother, but if he loses, he must give up a magic that could destroy Rome and his life.

Escape from Lucien

In “Escape from Lucien” by Kazu Kibuishi, Navin and his friends go on a dangerous journey to Lucien, a city destroyed by war and filled with strange creatures. They’re looking for an important beacon that they need to fight against the King. However, they discover some very dark secrets about King. Join Navin and his friends as they face danger and find secrets on their thrilling adventure.

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Wrath of the Storm

In “Wrath of the Storm” by Jennifer Nielsen, Nic finds himself in trouble yet again as he becomes the center of attention. All the powers of Rome forced him to face magical creatures to rescue the Empire. With his loved ones at risk, Nic must use the magic and face the dangers that should also destroy him.

The Farthest Shore

In “The Farthest Shore” by Ursula K. Le Guin, something is wrong with magic in Earthsea. It’s getting weaker, and this is a big problem. Ged, who is a very powerful magician, decides he must find out why this is happening. He gets help from Prince Arren. Together, they go on a dangerous journey to figure out what’s going on and how to fix it. To make things right again, they have to travel to the most distant places in Earthsea. It’s a tough and risky adventure.

A Magical Misadventure

In “A Magical Misadventure” by Nicole Beyer, Millie, and her friends are stuck in the past and must make a deal with a wyvern to fight dragons and rescue an amulet that can take them back to their time. They’re also searching for magic to save their sick friend. As they begin on this dangerous journey, they face challenges and mysteries. Join them on this exciting adventure filled with magic and mysteries.

Revenge of the Viper

In “Revenge of the Viper” by D.C. Akers, Alisa is tasked with protecting magical keys on Earth, all while keeping her children, Sam and Sarah, safe. However, When Sam learns about magic and explores his mother’s past, he stumbles upon a dangerous secret. To keep them safe, Sam must uncover the truth before their past catches up. Join them in this exciting story of magic and secrets.

The Iron Trial

In “The Iron Trial” by Holly Black, Callum desires to pass the Iron Trial, a test that could admit them into the Magic. However, he wants to fail because his father has always warned him to stay away from magic. Despite his efforts to fail, Call ends up succeeding and is thrust into the mysterious world of Magic. This place has many secrets, and Call’s journey is just the beginning.

Duel at Araluen

In “Duel at Araluen” by John Flanagan, the royal family is in trouble, stuck in the Castle and surrounded by enemies. The Rangers, including Maddie and other soldiers, are trapped in an old fort. To rescue everyone, Maddie, with the help of her friends must create a brave plan and escape from jail and reach Castle to save the royal family.

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

In “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” by J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter leaves his home because the bad guy, Voldemort, is chasing him. The magic that kept Harry safe doesn’t work anymore. Voldemort’s bad power is growing, and it’s putting everyone in danger. To stop Voldemort, Harry has to find and break objects that hold parts of Voldemort’s evil soul.

Be sure to check out the Harry Potter Boxset.


We hope that our list of fantasy books for 7th graders has given you some great options to choose from and you and your 7th grader will have fun while exploring these fantasy books together.

The fantasy books recommended in this list have been thoroughly researched and reviewed, and are considered some of the best Fantasy Books For 7th Graders. While I may not have personally read all of these fantasy books, they have been highly recommended by other readers.

We would love to hear from you about which fantasy book your 12 year olds enjoyed the most, or if there is a favorite fantasy book that we missed. Please leave your comments and feedback below.

Best wishes and happy reading!

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