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39 Books Like Percy Jackson For All The Bookworms

39 Books Like Percy Jackson For All The Bookworms
39 Books Like Percy Jackson For All The Bookworms

Readers and parents of readers who are looking for books to read to their kids, we have got your back. Most of the time, it happens that we read a story, and it leaves a mark on us.

These kinds of stories also make us want to live the same experience again and again but in a new adventure with new characters. In short, we’d read any book that is the same as our favorite book but in a different font. If you are like us, then stick with us to know what we have for you today.

Percy Jackson is a kid who is having a hard time focusing on his schoolwork and can’t seem to control his temper. Even his time at boarding school is only complicating things for him. Then Percy’ssmom sends him off to Camp Half-Blood to keep him safe.

It’s summer camp for demigods and also the place where he learns who his father is. After learning he is the son of Poseidon, God of the Sea, Percy’sslife changes forever. Then a mystery unfolds before him, and with his friends, Percy sets out on a quest to prevent a war between the gods.

There are five books in total following Percy Jackson and his friends on their adventures. There’s also a sixth book that will be released very soon. Apart from that, there are several other sequel series focusing on different characters. The Heroes of Olympus follows a new generation of demigods. At the same time, The Trials Of Apollo is centered on Apollo, who is sentenced to life as a mortal.

If you or your kids love the magical world of Percy Jackson [he has shaped the childhood of countless kids, after all], then we think you might want to read these stories next. These are magical, adventurous, and a journey worth your time. So now, get ready and brace yourself to get lost in a new quest with these fun stories.

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A Tale Of Magic

Brystal Evergreen, a 14-year-old girl, knew that she was destined for great things. Living in the oppressive Southern Kingdom meant books were her only escape. Even when women weren’t allowed to read, she sneaked a few books from the library where she worked.

A Tale Of Magic

A Tale Of Magic

One day, she discovers a secret section in the library. There she finds a book about magic that leads her to a path to greater things. She discovers she is capable of magic, and then a strange woman takes her to an academy. But, when the woman disappears, Brystal finds herself facing something very dangerous.

Addison Cooke

Addison Cooke is only 12 years old, but he loves a grand adventure. He has a vast knowledge of history and archaeology that he learned from his aunt and uncle, who are world-famous researchers.

Addison Cooke

Addison Cooke

When Cooke’ssuncle discovers a clue needed to find a trove of lost treasure, he has no clue what will happen next. A shadowy organization has kidnapped his uncle in the hopes of stealing the riches, and now Addison, along with his friends, must salvage the situation before it’s too late.

Akata Witch

At the age of 12, Sunny feels a little lost. She was born in New York but lived in Aba, Nigeria. Since she is incredibly sensitive to the sun, all she wants right now is to be able to play football and get through another day of school without getting bullied.

Akata Witch

Akata Witch

But, after she befriends Orlu and Chichi, her world changes forever. Together these three form the youngest ever Oha Coven with the mission to track down Black Hat Otokoto, who has been kidnapping and maiming children. But will they win or fail? Only time will tell.

Amari And The Night Brothers

Quinton Peters, the golden boy of the Rosewood low-income housing projects, has gone missing. Amari Peters, his 13-year-old sister, doesn’t understand why this story isn’t tall over the news or why the police assume he was doing something illegal. But then she discovers a briefcase in her brother’s sold closet that’s meant for her eyes only.

Amari And The Night Brothers

Amari And The Night Brothers

She sees the nomination he has left her for a summer tryout at the Bureau of Supernatural Affairs and immediately knows that to find out what happened to Quinton, she must get in. But, if she has a hard time simply wrapping her head around the idea of supernatural beings, living with them would prove to be a challenge on its own.

Artemis Fowl

Artemis Fowl is a 12-year-old. But that’s not all he is. He is also a genius, a criminal mastermind, and a millionaire, all the age of just 12. Yet, when he kidnaps a fairy, he has no clue about what he’s taken on. Captain Holly Short of the LEPrecon Unit is not a simple man. And Artemis will learn that soon enough. Hopefully, there will be another chance for him to undo what he did, or maybe not.

Artemis Fowl

Artemis Fowl

Aru Shah And The End Of Time

Aru Shah is a 12-year-old girl, and like every other kid, she lies in order to fit in at school. However, one day, three of her schoolmates arrive at her doorstep to catch her in a lie. All she has to do is prove that the museum’ssLamp Of Bharata is really cursed, and she’ll be free.

Aru Shah And The End Of Time

Aru Shah And The End Of Time

But, lighting the camp has consequences- it frees an ancient demon, and her classmates, along with her mother, get frozen in time. To save them, she must find the reincarnations of the Pandava brothers and journey through the Kingdom of Death, but how is one girl supposed to do it all alone?

Charlie Hernández And The League Of Shadows

Charlie Hernández has always been proud of his Latin American heritage, but he knows the tales his grandmother told him were mere fables to keep the kids in line. That stands true until he begins to experience things that feel similar to those stories.

Charlie Hernández And The League Of Shadows

Charlie Hernández And The League Of Shadows

Suddenly, he is swept up in a world where mythical creatures seem to be walking straight out of folklore and into his life. Stuck in the middle of an ancient battle, he must navigate this new world to discover what’s happening and also save his missing parents as well as the world.

Dragon Pearl

Min comes from a long line of fox spirits, but she is not allowed to use any fox magic. To keep the family safe, they must appear human at all times, or they might expose themselves. She is tired of her life in Jinju and can’t wait to follow her older brother, Jun, into the Space Forces and maybe, also see more of the Thousand Worlds.

Dragon Pearl

Dragon Pearl

So, when word arrives, Jun might be leaving his post, and Min decides to run away. She knows something is wrong, and she has to find him and clear his name, but her journey won’t be easy, and she will have to use more fox magic than ever before.

Dragons In A Bag

Jaxon has been sent to live with Ma just for a day. He thinks the mean old lady his mother calls Ma is his grandmother, but this time, he finds out that the old lady is actually just a witch. And today, she needs his help, so that’s why he is here with her.

Dragons In A Bag

Dragons In A Bag

She wants to deliver baby dragons to a safe magical world, and she needs him to do that. There are two simple rules that he must follow, but before he knows it, his friend will have broken both rules. Will Jaxon get the job done, or will the baby dragons get lost in this journey?

Fablehaven

Fablehaven is a refuge where all types of mystical creatures are hidden to prevent their extinction. This sanctuary might be unsafe, but it is one of the last strongholds of true magic. Kendra and Seth don’t know that their grandfather is the current caretaker of this sanctuary.

Fablehaven

Fablehaven

Rules are made to maintain order, but when they are broken, strong forces of evil unleash, and chaos ensues. These two kids must save their family, Fablehaven, and the world by finding the courage to do what they fear most, or they will lose everything they hold close.

Furthermore

Alice Alexis Queensmeadow considers three things most important: Mother, magic and color, and Father. It’s been almost three years since Father disappeared with only a ruler. Now, Alice must travel through the dangerous land of Furthermore, where everything is confusing. In this strange new land, Oliver is her only companion, but how can she trust him when his magic is based on lies and deceit?

Furthermore

Furthermore

Gregor The Overlander

Gregor discovers the dark Underland when he falls through a grate in the laundry room. This strange world, where spiders, rats, and cockroaches co-exist with humans, is on the brink of war. It’s a war in which he has a role to play, as the prophecy foretells. And although Gregor is least interested in this world or this war, he must get involved in it because this might be his only chance to learn what happened to his father, who disappeared a while back.

Gregor The Overlander

Gregor The Overlander

Harry Potter And The Sorcerer’ssStone

Harry Potter was raised by his aunt and uncle, who never really told him the truth. Hiding in a boring and normal world, he has no idea that he’s a wizard, just like his parents, or that he is famous. But his life changes when he learns of a magical school. He has been summoned to attend an infamous school for wizards, where he learns a few things about himself as well as his family. And that’s where all his adventures begin.

Harry Potter And The Sorcerer’s Stone

Harry Potter And The Sorcerer’ssStone

Keeper Of The Lost Cities

Sophie Foster has a secret, and it’s a secret, not because she wants to hide it but because she has never known how to explain it. The 12-year-old girl is a Telepath which means she can hear everyone’s thoughts. Fitz is a mysterious boy with the same talent.

Keeper Of The Lost Cities

Keeper Of The Lost Cities

Suddenly, she is forced to leave her old life and begin a new life in a new place. There are other secrets buried in her memory that others want, and she must figure out why she is the key to this brand-new world before it is discovered by the wrong person.

Knights Of The Borrowed Dark

Denizen Hardwick is an orphan who lives a boring life. Unlike storybooks, he is not an orphan who is rescued only to discover that they are a wizard or a warrior. That’s what he thought and accepted until things changed. He was taken from his orphanage by a man who promised to introduce him to a long-lost aunt.

Knights Of The Borrowed Dark

Knights Of The Borrowed Dark

They were riding into the city when they were attacked by monsters that grew out of the shadows. An ancient order of knights keeps them at bay, and strangely, Den has a connection to them. Now, the boy has two choices- either join the order or go back to a normal life.

Magyk

The boy, Septimus Heap, is the seventh son of the seventh son, who is a big deal. On the night he was born, he was pronounced dead by a midwife. But, in reality, he has been stolen by someone. On the same night, Septimus”father discovers a baby girl abandoned in the snow.

Magyk

Magyk

He takes the girl home, and the Heaps happily welcome her into their family. They name her Jenna and raise her as her own, but still, a question lingers. Who is this mysterious girl, and where is their son, Septimus?

Masterminds

Eli Frieden lives in Serenity, New Mexico. He has never left Serenity, and he doesn’t want to. But then, one day, he bikes to the edge of the city, and everything changes. That day, something unexpected happened there, but what? He and his friends investigate further, but digging deeper only blurs the lines. Soon, they realize that nothing is as it seems, and they can’t trust anyone, least of all their own parents.

Masterminds

Masterminds

Skyward

Spensa is a teenage girl who desperately wants to be a pilot. But she is stuck on a planet that is constantly attacked by mysterious alien starfighters. However, hope finally comes in the form of the wreckage of an ancient ship.

Skyward

Skyward

When she discovers it, she realizes that her dream might not be so impossible after all. All she needs to do is repair the ship, navigate flight school, and persuade the strange machine to help her. This ship isn’t a normal ship. It appears to have a soul, and this might be the chance she has been waiting for.

Talespinners

Indira couldn’t be more excited because she has been chosen to travel to Fable. There, she will get to study at the renowned Protagonist Preparatory, known for producing the best heroes. But a failed audition lands her in the school’s side character track.

Talespinners

Talespinners

However, there’s no time for her to sulk because all of Fable is under siege. Indira and her friends try to piece together clues that will reveal who is threatening them but can a side character be brave enough to save the day?

The Alchemyst 

Nicholas Flammel is acknowledged as the greatest Alchemyst of his day. Born on 28th September 1330, he died in 1418, yet his tomb is empty, and the man lives. It is believed that he discovered the secret of eternal life, which is hidden within a book he protects.

The Alchemyst

The Alchemyst

If it falls into the wrong hand, it could destroy the whole world, which is exactly what Dr. John Dee wants. Sophie and Josh Newman, who are the only ones with the power to save the world, will have to stop the doctor before there’s nothing left to save.

The Apothecary

The year is 1952. The Scott family has moved to London with their 14-year-old daughter Janie. Janie meets Benjamin Burrows, the son of a mysterious apothecary. Ben wants to become a spy and doesn’t shy away from standing up to people of authority. When his father is kidnapped, Ben, along with Janie, must do anything to find him before everything is destroyed.

The Apothecary

The Apothecary

The Ballad Of Perilous Graves

Nola is a city where haints dance, Wise Women keep the order, and songs walk, talk, and keep the spirit of the city alive. A place of sky trolleys and dead cabs, Nola is full of wonders for anyone willing to accept it.

The Ballad Of Perilous Graves

The Ballad Of Perilous Graves

Those who come from Far Away might consider the city to be strange, but to the failed magician Perilous Graves, Nola means home. But then Nola loses something very important, and Perry, along with his sister Brendy must save the city before Nola’sstime comes to an abrupt end.

 

The Chronicles Of Egg

Egg’sslife was already tough, and there was no shortage of problems in his life. But then, it became even tougher when he was marked for death. After his father disappears with the siblings, Egg finds himself at the Pembroke family’s mansion.

The Chronicles Of Egg

The Chronicles Of Egg

Life seemed perfect again until, suddenly, someone tried to throw him off a cliff. In the next moment, the 13-year-old boy was running for his life with no clue as to why this was happening. Now, only Millicent and a cabin boy can help Egg solve this puzzle.

The Eye Of Ra

One minute, John and his sister Sarah were exploring the mysterious cave in the mountains behind their home. But, in the next, they discover they have somehow time-traveled to ancient Egypt. Now, all alone without their parents to help them, they must find a way out of this mess.

The Eye Of Ra

The Eye Of Ra

To find their way back home, they will have to trust each other, make new friends, and survive the challenges thrown at them. However, if they fail, they might get stuck in ancient Egypt forever with no way out.

The Flame Of Olympus

Emily is just a normal young girl whose life changes when a winged horse crashes into her life. There was a terrible storm when Pegasus crashed onto her roof. Now, she is stuck with a horse she thought was only mythical. Thrust into the center of a battle between gods and Nirads, and she must team with others to return the horse to Olympus, rescue the gods from certain death and save Olympus before time runs out.

The Flame Of Olympus

The Flame Of Olympus

The Gauntlet

The Gauntlet of Blood and Sand is a mechanical board game. The puzzle game is similar to a large Rubik’sscube. Farah is a 12-year-old girl who, along with her two best friends, has gotten sucked into this game. Now, it’s up to her and her best friends to save themselves and others trapped inside. If they fail, then they all will just become cogs in the machine like others who came before them.

The Gauntlet

The Gauntlet

The Jumbies

Corinne La Mer isn’t afraid of anything. At least, that’s what she claims. Nothing can terrify her, not even jumbies. She really believes that these jumbies are just tricksters made up by parents to frighten the kids. Until something happens that changes her opinions.

The Jumbies

The Jumbies

When Severine knocks at her door, she can sense that danger is in the air. And when she unveils her plans, Corinne is sure her island is in danger. With her friends and the ancient magic she didn’t even know she possessed, Corinne will have to stop the evil before her island is destroyed.

The Land Of Stories

This is the tale of twins Alex and Conner, whose lives are about to change. They have left their world and have arrived in a foreign and magical land. In this world, they encounter fairy tale characters like witches, wolves, goblins, and trolls, all the characters they grew up reading about. But coming here was easy, and getting back home, well, that won’t be so simple.

The Land Of Stories

The Land Of Stories

The Legend Of Greg

Greg Belmont is happy with being ordinary, but the problem is he isn’t really ordinary. One day his dad brings home a gross new tea that awakens weird abilities in him, but that’s not that strange, right?

The Legend Of Greg

The Legend Of Greg

It isn’t until his dad is kidnapped that he discovers a world of Dwarves living right beneath the subways and finds out who he is. Greg is a cool Dwarf! He learns all about them and their enemies, Elves, with the help of his cool new friends and begins a new chapter in this not-so-ordinary life.

The School For Good And Evil

Almost two hundred years ago, an opposing pair of kids were kidnapped, and it continues to happen even today. This year, Sophie and Agatha will finally discover where these kids go. They all are taken away to the fabled School For Good & Evil, where they are trained to be fairy tale heroes and villains.

The School For Good And Evil

The School For Good And Evil

Sophie firmly believes she will earn top marks at the School for Good, while Agatha is the perfect fit for the School for Evil. However, when their fortunes are reversed, and both are thrown into opposite schools, they might discover who they truly are.

The Serpent’ssSecret

Kiranmala, a regular sixth grader, is an inter-dimensional demon slayer, but she doesn’t know that yet. She is clueless about her skills until her parents mysteriously disappear, and a demon arrives with a mission to eat her alive.

The Serpent’s Secret

The Serpent’ssSecret

The truth is that she is a real Indian princess who comes from a secret place from out of this world. Suddenly, two princes also arrive to rescue her, and she is swept up into a magical dimension. There, she must solve riddles, battle demons, and also hide until she finds her parents and save the whole world.

The Shadow Thieves

Charlotte Mielswetzski doesn’t know what’s coming next. When her friends start to get sick one by one, she, along with her cousin Zee sets out on a mission to find the cure before it gets too late. This leads them both to the Underworld.

The Shadow Thieves

The Shadow Thieves

It’s a deadly world where they must face rhyme-loving Harpies, gods, and ghosts. However, what’s extraordinary is that none of them are as dangerous as Phil. Soon they will realize the fate of every person is in their hands, and if they fail, there’s no second chance.

The Smartest Kid In The Universe

Jake’ssschool is about to be shut down, but he doesn’t know how to save it. When he notices a bowl of jellybeans where his mom works, he devours them instantly. But those weren’t normal jellybeans.

The Smartest Kid In The Universe

The Smartest Kid In The Universe

You see, one of the scientists at the conference is developing the first-ever ingestible information pills, and that’s what he ate. Suddenly, he is the smartest kid in the universe, and everyone wants him. But can he, the smartest kid save himself and his school?

The Storm Runner

Zane doesn’t like going to school. He’d much rather explore the dormant volcano near his home. Brooks is a new girl at school who reveals something that shocks him. According to her, Zane is destined to release an evil god from the Maya relic he is imprisoned in.

The Storm Runner

The Storm Runner

But that can be avoided if Brooks can find and remove it first. Zane, along with his dog Rosie and Brooks, return to the volcano, where some really crazy things happen that changes his life.

The Sword’ssChoice

Noakhail was next in line for the crown, but instead of celebrating it, he was driven away from his kingdom. As an infant, he was forced to escape with his noble father. But now that he is grown, the swordsman wants him to claim his throne and his birthright. So now he must face every grave danger in his path with his fire sword to acquire what’s rightfully his.

The Sword’s Choice

The Sword’ssChoice

The Wingfeather Saga

There’s a cottage above the cliffs where three children live with their beloved dog, Nugget. Janner Igiby, Tink, and Leeli are loved by their mother and grandfather. But, when the Fangs of Dang knock on their door in search of a secret to the lost legend and jewels, they will need all their gifts and love to survive them and possibly stop them.

The Wingfeather Saga

The Wingfeather Saga

Thrones And Bones

Karn would much rather play the board game Thrones and Bones than work on the family farm he’s destined to take over one day. Thianna is half human and half frost giantess who never fit in either world. When their family forces them to flee into the wilderness, they will have to survive by fighting against every type of evil they could ever imagine.

Thrones And Bones

Thrones And Bones

Tristan Strong Punches A Hole In The Sky

Tristan Strong doesn’t feel strong ever since he failed to save his best friend, Eddie. They were in a bus accident together, but he survived, and now, all he has left of Eddie is a journal.

Tristan Strong Punches A Hole In The Sky

Tristan Strong Punches A Hole In The Sky

In Alabama, where he is sent to live with his grandparents, a weird creature shows up and steals the journal. Tristan chases it and accidentally punches a tree. It opens a chasm into the MidPass, and to get back home, he will have to find new allies and save the world before he loses everything.

Will Wilder

Will Wilder has an otherworldly gift that allows him to see the creatures invading the Perilous Falls. For nearly a century, a relic has protected his hometown, but when he borrows the relic for his own purposes, he unleashes an ancient evil. Now, the mischievous boy must set things right before it’s too late to save the world. This book shows how the action of a boy can change the fate of the whole world.

Will Wilder

Will Wilder

Pick any book that intrigues you and begin a new adventure. If you have read any of these books, which was your favorite book and why? These stories look promising, and we definitely can’t wait for our next adventure! 

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