The map, the kidnapping, the disappearance, the danger,
the chase, the treasure, the mystery, and I haven't even
mentioned the mysterious guy in the dark glasses yet...









   

The Sea of Trolls
by Nancy Farmer (2004)
First book in The Sea of Trolls series







The red necklace
by Sally Gardner (2007)
First book in the French Revolution series
   
Across the nightingale floor
by Lian Hearn (2002)
First book in the Tales of the Otori series







The recruit
by Robert Muchamore (2004)
First book in the CHERUB series







Wolf brother
by Michelle Paver (2004)
First book in the Chronicles of ancient darkness series
   
Alanna the first adventure
by Tamora Pierce (1983)
First book in the Song of the lioness series
   
Northern lights
by Philip Pullman (1995)
First book in the His dark materials series







Mortal engines
by Philip Reeve (2001)
First book in the Predator cities series







Harry Potter and the philosopher's stone
by J.K. Rowling (1997)
First book in the Harry Potter series








The amulet of Samarkand
by Jonathan Stroud (2003)
First book in the Bartimaeus series







Homecoming
by Cynthia Voigt (1981)
First book in the Tillerman family series








   

The wanderer
by Sharon Creech (2000)
   
Coram boy
by Jamila Gavin (2000)







The princess bride
by William Goldman (1973)
   
The star of Kazan
by Eva Ibbotson (2004)
   
Walkabout
by James Vance Marshall (1959)
   
Bloody Jack
by L.A. Meyer (2002)
First book in the Bloody Jack adventures series
   
The wind singer
by William Nicholson (2000)
First book in the Wind on fire series



Eragon
by Christopher Paolini (2002)
First book in the Inheritance series



Here lies Arthur
by Philip Reeve (2004)








Miss Peregrine's home for peculiar children
by Ransom Riggs (2011)
First book in the Miss Peregrine series
   
The eagle of the ninth
by Rosemary Sutcliff (1954)
First book in the Eagle of the ninth series
   
The fellowship of the ring
by J.R.R. Tolkien (1954)
First book in the Lord of the rings series
   
Blitzcat
by Robert Westall (1989)
   








City of the beasts
by Isabel Allende (2002)
First book in the Gilda Joyce series









The lost years
by T.A. Barron (1996)
First book in the Merlin series







Exodus
by Jullie Bertagna (2002)
First book in the Exodus/Raging earth series