If You Like The Princess in Black

Enjoy these other fun adventure stories for early readers and beyond.

Compiled by:
Paul D.
Astronaut Girl: Journey to the Moon

Cathy Hapka
(Juvenile First Chapter Books - J-FC Hapka)
Series: Astronaut Girl

Val and her new friend Wallace get lost on the moon and must work together to return home.

Barb the Last Berzerker

Dan Abdo
(Juvenile Graphic Novels - J-GN Barb The Last Berzerker v. 1)
Series: Barb the Last Berzerker

Barb and her best friend Porkchop the yeti must save her fellow warriors from the evil sorcerer Witch Head before he destroys the land of Bailiwick.

The Big Secret

Alexa Pearl
(Juvenile First Chapter Books - J-FC Pearl)
Series: Tales of Sasha

In the Tales of Sasha series debut, Sasha discovers that she really isn't like the other horses in her valley when wings sprout from her back and she soars through the air!

The Dark Lord Clementine

Sarah Jean Horwitz
(Juvenile Fiction - J Horwitz)

When her father is cursed by a rival witch, 12-year-old Clementine Morcerous assumes his duties as Dark Lord of the realm, but soon questions her father's code of good and evil.

Dragons and Marshmallows

Asia Citro
(Juvenile First Chapter Books - J-FC Citro)
Series: Zoey and Sassafras

When a sick baby dragon appears, it’s  up to Zoey and Sassafras to  figure out what’s wrong.


Barbara Cantini
(Juvenile First Chapter Books - J-FC Cantini)
Series: Ghoulia

A lonely, young zombie hopes to find a friend at the Halloween party.

Grilled Cheese and Dragons

Nancy E. Krulik
(Juvenile First Chapter Books - J-FC Krulik)
Series: Princess Pulverizer

Princess Serena (or as she prefers, Princess Pulverizer) doesn't want to be a princess—she wants to be knight! But her father, King Alexander of Empiria, thinks she still has a lot to learn when it comes to exhibiting valiant behavior. So he presents a challenge: she must first go on a Quest of Kindness and perform good deeds to prove that she truly deserves to go to knight school. With help from a friendly dragon named Dribble and a perpetually terrified knight-in-training named Lucas, can she complete her quest and discover what it really takes to be a hero?

The Haunted Library

Dori Hillestad Butler
(Juvenile First Chapter Books - J-FC Butler)
Series: Haunted Library

When ghost boy Kaz's haunt is torn down and he is separated from his ghost family, he meets a real girl named Claire, who lives above the town library with her parents and her grandmother. Claire has a special ability to see ghosts when other humans cannot, and she and Kaz quickly form a friendship.

Isla of Adventure: Welcome to the Island

Dela Costa
(Juvenile First Chapter Books - J-FC Costa)
Series: Isla of Adventure

8-year-old Isla Verde loves living on the ever-adventurous island of Sol with her best friend, a gecko named Fitz, but when a new girl moves next door, Isla has a hard time keeping her big secret—that she can talk to animals!

Kitty and the Moonlight Rescue

Paula Harrison
(Juvenile First Chapter Books - J-FC Harriso)
Series: Kitty

Kitty wants to be a superhero like her mother, once she gets over her fear of the dark, but when Figaro the cat needs help she springs into action.

Layla and the Bots: Happy Paws

Vicky Fang
(Juvenile First Chapter Books - J-FC Fang)
Series: Layla and the Bots

While Layla and her three Bots (Beep, Boop, and Bop) are setting up for their rock band's performance, she gets some bad news, Happy Days Amusement Park is closing; Layla thinks she has the perfect solution: turn the place into an amusement park for dogs—but the new rides have to pass a safety inspection before Happy Paws Amusement Park can open.

Lightfall: The Girl & The Galdurian

Tim Probert
(Juvenile Graphic Novels - J-GN Lightfall v. 1)
Series: Lightfall

Deep in the heart of the planet Irpa stands the Salty Pig's House of Tonics & Tinctures, home of the wise Pig Wizard and his adopted granddaughter, Bea. As keepers of the Endless Flame, they live a quiet and peaceful life, crafting medicines and potions for the people of their once-prosperous world. All that changes one day when, while walking through the woods, Bea meets Cad, a member of the Galdurians, an ancient race thought to be long-extinct. Cad believes that if anyone can help him find his missing people, it's the Pig Wizard. But when the two arrive home, the Pig Wizard is nowhere to be found—all that's left is the Jar of Endless Flame and a mysterious note. Fearing for the Pig Wizard's safety, Bea and Cad set out across Irpa to find him, while danger fights its way out of the shadows and into the light.

The Major Eights: Battle of the Bands

Melody Reed
(Juvenile First Chapter Books - J-FC Reed)
Series: Major Eights

Jasmine, Maggie, Becca, and Scarlet love jamming together in Jasmine's basement. Maggie bangs on the drums, Becca strums her guitar, Jasmine plunks the keys of her keyboard, and Scarlet wails into her hairbrush mic. Even though they may not have the best equipment, or an audience, they have fun making music to their own beat. But when Jasmine's brother tells her about an upcoming Battle of the Bands competition, Jasmine thinks this could be their chance to prove they're a real band.

Mia Mayhem is a Superhero!

Kara West
(Juvenile First Chapter Books - J-FC West)
Series: Mia Mayhem

Mia Macarooney is a regular 8-year-old girl who finds out that she’s a superhero! Her life literally goes from totally ordinary to totally super when she’s invited to attend the afterschool program for superheroes-in-training—THE PITS!

Sea Sirens

Amy Chu
(Juvenile Graphic Novels - J-GN Trot And Capn Bill Adventures v. 1)
Series: Trot and Cap'n Bill Adventures

Trot, a Vietnamese American surfer girl, and Cap'n Bill, her cranky one-eyed cat, catch too big a wave, wipe out, and sucked down into a magical underwater kingdom where an ancient deep-sea battle rages.

Zita the Spacegirl

Ben Hatke
(Juvenile Graphic Novels - J-GN Zita The Spacegirl v. 1)
Series: Zita the Spacegirl

When young Zita discovers a device that opens a portal to another place, and her best friend is abducted, she is compelled to set out on a strange journey from star to star in order to get back home.