It’s Harry Potter season! Everyone knows about the Hogwarts houses and most people have taken the sorting quiz but what’s the new American wizarding school all about and how do you pronounce it? Ilvermorny (ill-ver-mor-ney) is where American witches and wizards go to study their craft. If you’d like to learn more about the history, you may visit the Pottermore website. You can get sorted into an Ilvermorny house on Pottermore while learning the character traits associated with each house. After you get sorted, check out the following books that you may enjoy based on your new American wizard house.
Thunderbird House- Thunderbirds have soul and they attract adventurers.
- Up To This Point by Jennifer Longo
Harper is a ballerina. She works hard but she can’t seem to be as great as her best friend. When she comes up short on her dream, Harper decides to find her meaning of life on an Antarctican expedition.
- Let’s Get Lost by Alsaid Adi
Leila is on a road trip to see the Northern Lights and she meets four teens on her travels. Although their time together is brief, Leila makes a deep impression.
- Mosquitoland by David Arnold
Minn is stuck with her father and new stepmother in Mississippi. When Minn overhears that her mother is ill back in her hometown of Ohio, she steals her stepmother’s money and hops on a bus. On her way, Minn meets an attractive photographer, a homeless teen with Down’s Syndrome, and other nefarious people.
- Railhead by Philip Reeve
Zen likes trains especially the rails in his alternate universe in space. When a mysterious man named The Raven pays Zen to steal a box from the train of the emperorer, Zen isn’t sure if The Raven is evil or if it’s the government that’s evil.
- Devil and the Bluebird by Jennifer Mason Black
Blue Riley’s mother has died and her sister has run away. Desparate to find her only family, her sister, Blue makes a deal with the devil. On a cross country trip to locate her sister, Blue encounters new friends, loves, and enemies. Continue reading 5 Books to Read Based on Your Ilvermorny House