10 Books To Read If Your Kids Love Encanto

If your children were captivated by the magical world of Encanto and its vibrant characters, here are ten books that will keep their imaginations running wild. These enchanting tales filled with adventure, diverse cultures, and wonder are perfect for young readers who can’t get enough of the magic.

1. The Girl Who Drank the Moon by Kelly Barnhill

This Newbery Medal-winning novel tells the story of Luna, a girl accidentally filled with magical powers, who must uncover the truth about her abilities and save her town from a sinister force.

2. Esperanza Rising by Pam Muñoz Ryan

Set in Mexico during the 1930s, this is the story of Esperanza, who must learn to embrace her new life as a farmworker after her family’s fortune is suddenly taken away from her.

3. The Serpent’s Secret (Kiranmala and the Kingdom Beyond #1) by Sayantani DasGupta

A thrilling adventure series featuring Kiranmala, a regular girl from New Jersey who discovers she’s actually a princess from another dimension with mystical powers.

4. Dragon Pearl by Yoon Ha Lee

Inspired by Korean mythology, this space opera follows Min, a young girl on a quest to save her brother. Along the way, she encounters shape-shifters, ghosts, and mythical creatures.

5. Pashmina by Nidhi Chanani

This graphic novel revolves around Priyanka and her magical journey through her mother’s homeland of India, where she discovers her family’s past and learns about the wonders of Indian culture.

6. City of the Plague God by Sarwat Chadda

In this thrilling adventure set in modern-day Manhattan, Sikander Aziz battles ancient Mesopotamian gods to save his city from an unstoppable plague.

7. Aru Shah and the End of Time (Pandava Quintet #1) by Roshani Chokshi

Aru Shah must journey through the magical world of Hindu mythology and confront her own limitations to save her family in this captivating series.

8. Love Sugar Magic: A Dash of Trouble by Anna Meriano

Leo discovers that her family are brujas—witches with magical powers—and she must master the art of baking magical treats to save the day in this delicious and enchanting tale.

9. Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky by Kwame Mbalia

This thrilling adventure series about a young African American boy, Tristan Strong, explores African and African American myths while blending elements of fantasy and folklore.

10. The Jumbies by Tracey Baptiste

Inspired by Caribbean folklore, this spine-chilling tale follows Corinne La Mer as she defends her island against a malevolent force that threatens to destroy everything she holds dear.

Each of these books brings a unique perspective and sense of magic that will captivate young readers who loved Encanto. So, embark on these exciting journeys and explore new worlds filled with wonder and enchantment!

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