20 Fantasy Books Featuring Teens with Magical Abilities

It's a whole new world for these teens navigating the rocky road of growing up while learning how to control their newfound powers.

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Cloak of Night

By Evelyn Skye


The Hero and the Crown

The Hero and the Crown

By Robin McKinley

Gidion's Hunt

Gidion's Hunt

By Bill Blume

Only Begotten Daughter

Only Begotten Daughter

By James Morrow

The Secret Witch

The Secret Witch

By Alyxandra Harvey


The Hex Witch of Seldom

The Hex Witch of Seldom

By Nancy Springer




By Andre Norton


Black Trillium

Black Trillium

By Andre Norton, Julian May and Marion Zimmer Bradley




By Andrea J. Buchanan



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Red Queen

By Victoria Aveyard


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Shadow and Bone

By Leigh Bardugo


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Harry Potter series

By J.K. Rowling


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The Queen of Blood

By Sarah Beth Durst


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By Naomi Novik


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Three Dark Crowns

By Kendare Blake


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Pivot Point

By Kasie West

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The Lightning Thief

By Rick Riordan

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The Young Elites

By Marie Lu

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Children of Blood and Bone

By Tomi Adeyemi