Brown, Peter. The Wild Robot. 2016. Little Brown Books for Young Readers. 288 pp. $11.89. ISBN: 0316381993
When Roz, a shipwrecked robot lands on an island, she must make her home among the wild natives and learn to survive until she is forced to question who she is, where she came from, and how she can best protect her new home.
Lewis, C.S. The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe. 1994. HarperCollins. 208 pp. $6.29. ISBN: 0064404994
In this first book in The Chronicles of Narnia series, four siblings are evacuated to a large, mysterious country home during World War II. Here, Lucy discovers a magical wardrobe with transports her, and eventually her brothers and sister to Narnia, a magical land under the control of a witch.