18 Apr Books for Minecraft Fans
Did you know that your love for Minecraft can extend beyond the screen and into the library?
Several books and book series feature your favorite hostile mobs, blocky characters, and diverse biomes from the popular game.
Minecraft: The Island by Max Brooks
“The first official Minecraft novel tells the story of a hero—stranded in the world of Minecraft—who must unravel the secrets of a mysterious island in order to survive… In this world, the rules don’t always make sense, but courage and creativity go a long way. There are forests to explore, hidden underground tunnels to loot, and undead mobs to defeat. Only then will the secrets of the island be revealed.” – Random House Books
Minecraft by Sfe R. Monster
“Tyler is your everyday kid whose life is changed when his family has to move from the town he’s always known. Thankfully, Tyler has a strong group of friends forever linked in the world of Minecraft! Tyler, along with his friends, have been going on countless adventures together across the expanses of the Overworld and are in need of a new challenge. They decide to go on the Ultimate Quest–to travel to the End and face off against the ender dragon!” – Penguin Random House
Unofficial Minecraft Adventures
Wild Rescuers by Stacy Hinojosa
“From StacyPlays, creator of the mega-popular YouTube series Dogcraft, comes a thrilling illustrated novel about a girl raised by a pack of wolves and her quest to protect their shared forest home. The first in a new Minecraft-inspired fantasy adventure series!” – HarperCollins
The Mystery of the Griefer’s Mark by Winter Morgan
“Who is the griefer terrorizing Steve and the villagers? And how will Steve find the resources to rebuild his prosperous farm? With suspicion circulating and no answers to be found, Steve finds himself wrongly suspected of these crimes–and so he must discover who the mischievous griefer is before something even worse happens.” – Simon & Schuster
The Creeper Diaries by Greyson Mann
“Wimpy Kid and Dork Diaries meet the world of Minecraft in this adventure featuring Gerald, an underdog every boy and girl will love.
When he hears about the school’s upcoming talent show, Gerald sets his sights on a new plan: unveiling his hidden talents as a rapper… But Gerald’s got some rivals for that top spot. In the second book of this hilarious, heavily illustrated, diary format series for Minecrafters, Gerald may win fame and glory—but what will he lose along the way?!” – Simon & Schuster
The S.Q.U.I.D. Squad by Megan Miller
“Torn from their lives as regular Librarian’s kids, Max, Ingrid, and Luke must survive in a hidden Librarian outpost—underwater! While their parents scramble to safeguard the books of the Overworld, the trio sneak out of their warren of underwater caves to investigate the deep waters of the oceans. When they hear about the Legend of the Coral Caves, a trove of golden coral beyond imagining, Max, Luke, and Ingrid realize that this wealth could help solve all their problems. Now it’s up to them to find the cave and bring the fortune back to save their families—and their books!” – Simon & Schuster
The Cluckshroom Chronicles by Megan Miller
“A new illustrated graphic novel series for Minecrafters from New York Times bestselling author Megan Miller featuring Minecraft’s new AR platform Minecraft Earth! When Kiri, Oscar, and Malik meet up after school to play an adventure in Minecraft Earth, they stumble upon a secret…” – Simon & Schuster
Diary of an 8-Bit Warrior: An OP Alliance by Pirate Sourcil
“Runt is not a village boy like all the others. Growing carrots doesn’t really interest him and selling them interests him even less. All he wants is to be a warrior! One day, he gathers up all his courage and decides to head off on a journey. He meets a zombie who dreams of being a human, and together, they set off on an extraordinary journey. Follow these two unlikely friends as they trek across the Minecraft universe in search of excitement and a little bit of danger—now in graphic novel format.” – Simon & Schuster
With so many great Minecraft-related books from which to choose, you can stay immersed in your favorite world even after it’s time to turn off the screens. Let the exploration, adventures, and crafting continue!