November 21, 2012

Warriors Readalikes

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Warriors-Into-the-WildWarriors Readalikes

Today’s Readalikes are for the Warriors series by Erin Hunter. For generations, four Clans of wild cats have shared the forest according to the laws laid down by the powerful ancestors. But the warrior code is threatened, and the ThunderClan cats are in grave danger. The sinister ShadowClan grows stronger every day. Noble warriors are dying — and some deaths are more mysterious than others.

There are lots of books in the Warriors series, plus a bunch of spin-off series by Erin Hunter. Once you have finished all those and you’re still looking for more, read these other action-y animal adventure stories for ages 9-12.

  • Redwall by Brian Jacques
    Matthias is a young mouse who is determined to bring order back to his once peaceful home.  Matthias knows that if he finds the legendary sword of Martin the Warrior, he’ll be able to rid Redwall of the evil rat Cluny and his army. See also the other books in the Redwall series.
  • Lone Wolf by Kathryn Lasky
    An abandoned baby wolf defeats all odds and survives, rising up to change the lives of all the wolves of the beyond. See also the other books in the Wolves of the Beyond series.
  • Guardians of Ga’Hoole #1: The Capture by Kathryn Lasky
    After Soren, a barn owl, is pushed out of his nest by his brother, agents from a school for orphaned owls swoop in, save him, and bring him to the mysterious St Aggies. See also the other books in the Guardians of Ga’Hoole series.
  • Shark Wars by EJ Altbacker
    Prehistoric shark clans have ruled over the oceans of earth since the beginning of time.  The ocean is now a very different place, and on the brink of utter chaos. It’s up to a young shark named Gray to step up and restore peace to the ocean. See also the other books in the Shark Wars series.
  • Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH by Robert O’Brien
    A widowed mouse makes some unexpected friendships with wise rats who had previously been imprisoned in science labs.
  • Julie of the Wolves by Jean Craighead George
    Julie is thirteen, Eskimo and running away from home. When she becomes lost, a pack of wolves comes to her aid.
  • Poppy by Avi
    Poppy the deer mouse decides to stand up to the terrible owl who rules over Dimwood Forest.
  • The Dark Portal by Robin Jarvis
    Albert Mouse squeezes through the Grill and disappears. Thinking he’s been captured by the rats in the sewers, his children embark on a treacherous journey to find him. See also the other books in the Deptford Mice series.
  • Highway Cats by Janet Taylor Lisle
    When three kittens are thrown off the back of a truck, none of the feral highway cats knows what to make of them. But there are bigger issues to figure out when the bulldozers start coming, threatening to demolish their homes as well as several historical landmarks. Can three little kittens help save the town?
  •  A Dog’s Life: The Autobiography of a Stray by Ann M. Martin
    A stray dog named Squirrel details her life story of family, life on the road, and facing the world alone.
  • Underland Chronicles #1: Gregor the Overlander by Suzanne Collins
    See also the other books in the Underland Chronicles series.

Hope you enjoy our Readalikes!

—Emily, Scholastic Booktalker

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  1. Jennifer

    BEST SERIES IN THE WHOLE WORLD! I LOVE THEM! i’ve read every book that was ever published in this series and i have currently a full library of them. my shelfs are breaking by the weight of them:) I would recommend this series to anyone! even if your older then 12 which i will be pretty soon.

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  2. Arieanna

    I read Yellowfang’s secret and loved it .Erin Hunter can make it suspensful you can’t put down the book.I can’t wait to get the book when I find out what Yellowfang does once being banished from the shadow clan and becomes the thunder clan’s medicine cat.

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  3. Miranda

    I read all of these and i’m waiting so badly for dawn of the clans!!
    i’m reading Yellowfang’s Secret right now.

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  4. Cats Rock

    I LOVE THIS SERIES!!!! Wings of Fire by Tui Sutherland, one of the Erin Hunters is good too, and Survivors. GO WARRIORS!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  5. warrior luver

    ive read the whole the whole first series, crookedstars promise,yellowfangs secret,the lost warrior,into the woods,escape from the forest,a clan in need,the heart of a warrior,the rescue,beyond the code,after the flood,cats of the clans,battles of the clans,code of the clans,secrets of the clans,midnight and moonrise.next i will read dawn,but i am currently reading firestars quest.

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  6. Kylee

    I agree with turtlewinner4 about how the first book was not the best book. I just first started reading them, and at first I was a little sceptical. Then I read the second book and what do you know! Snap, I can’t stop reading!

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  7. Kylee

    *SPOILER ALERT*OMG I just started reading these! I like, JUST finishes the third book! I am really worried about Bluestar and her dying because of losing her last life! Just a small warning to all you fans, I hear she dies in the fifth book! Very sad.

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  8. fallingdog12

    Warriors is the best series ever!! I can not wit until Cloudstar’s journey comes out! Erin Hunter rules!

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  9. cleverdog15

    I so love warriors.I have read every single book in the WARRIORS Series.Me and my friend fierywolf15 absolutely LOVE them.We hope Erin Hunter doesn’t stop writing them.

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  10. Emma

    I Love warriors! It is the best series ever!! My favorite one is Crookedstar’s promise! I Like all the super editions best!

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  11. latiah

    I WANT TO GET THIS BOOK SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO BADLY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  12. turtlewinner4

    I’ve read the first one and it was not that good but I read the other ones to see if they got better and they did.

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