What were your childhood favorite books that no one else seems to know? Not Harry Potter or Percy Jackson, but the book no one else has ever heard of. Mine is Princess from Another Planet.
The Books of the Named by Clare Bell. Prehistoric colony cats with identity politics and survival shit. Great stuff. I was so mad when the Warriors series came along during a period they were out of print and completely stole their thunder.
Just Ella. It’s a no-magic version of Cinderella where Ella gets married and realizes that rich people are terrible. It made an impression.
SECRETS OF DROON!!!!!
The Girl Who Could Fly. I even pressed a rose in it and kept it as a bookmark for my favorite part.
The Noughts and Crosses series by Malorie Blackman.
(Apparently a TV series has been greenlit, I hope it comes to fruition…)