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Harper, Benjamin

Summary: In this graphic adaptation of the American folktale, John Henry is the strongest elf in Gem Forest, able to carve out a perfect mining tunnel with a single swing of his hammer; so when Snotsworthy the gnome invents a machine that digs tunnels without the need for paid workers, John Henry challenges the gnome to a contest on sinister Witchfinger Mountain--home to a tribe of sleeping orcs.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2019

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Gruber, Penelope

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Summary: In this graphic adaptation of the American folktale, Paul Bunyan is the biggest and strongest merman in the underwater city of Atlantis; at twelve years old he has already dragged the city away from a volcano and rescued a baby blue whale who is now his companion--but now he has to protect the citizens of Atlantis from five mega-sharks who are looking to have mermen for lunch.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2019

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Summary: A fantasy adventure based on the Arthurian legend, the film tells the story of Sir Gawain, King Arthur's headstrong nephew, who embarks on a quest to confront the eponymous knight, a gigantic tree-like creature.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD GRE

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE GRE

Harper, Benjamin

Summary: It is the year 2167 and twelve-year-old genius Robin Hood has invented time traveling technology, but his bosses only want to use it to monitor the timeline and make sure everything stays the same; but Robin wants to help people (and luckless dinosaurs) and so he uses his device to travel back in time, picking up some other do-gooders along the way, and pursued by his heartless boss, Mr. Prince.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 FAR

Weiss, Bobbi JG

Summary: Charming street rat Aladdin finds a magic lamp containing a genie and must hide it from the evil Jafar, while he also attempts to make Princess Jasmine fall in love with him.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spotlight, a division of ABDO 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 DIS

Summary: Richard Greene once again takes up the bow and brings to life the stories of this classic literary character featured in this entertaining program from the 1950's. robin hood, Friar Tuck, Maid Marian and the rest of the Merry Men continue their efforts to thwart the forces of the Sheriff of Nottingham and bring hope to the citizens of Nottingham. Robin Hood and his fellow Sherwood Forest...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Mill Creek Entertainment 2008

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV ADV

Summary: A contemporary adaptation of Shakespeare's epic story of passion, betrayal and revenge. The president of the Denmark Corporation is dead, and already his wife is remarried to the man suspected of his murder. No one is more troubled by this than her son, Hamlet. Now, after this hostile takeover, trust is impossible, passion is on the rise and vengeance is in the air.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2001

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA HAM

Agrimbau, Diego

Summary: In this graphic retelling of Virgil's classic tale, Aeneas escapes from Troy with the survivors and wanders the Mediterranean, undergoing many adventures and trials, before ultimately founding the city that will become Rome.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2018

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Mass, Wendy

Summary: When Robin Hood and Marian are thrown together on a quest that requires bravery, quick-witted escapes, and the ability to get along, they discover there is no limit to what they can do together.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books, Inc. 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD MAS

Summary: The timeless magic of Cinderella returns with Rodgers & Hammerstein's 1965 version of the classic tale filled with music, singing and magic. A poor and mistreated servant girl is transformed into a beautiful princess with the help of her fairy godmother, a pumpkin, a glass slipper and belief in impossible things in order to attend a lavish ball and find her prince!

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Ci

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1 available in Musicals DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSICALS CIN

Ehrbar, Greg

Summary: The Huns have crossed the Great Wall. Their leader, Shan-Yu, seems unstoppable. Only a hero can change the course of events and prevent China from being conquered. That hero will be found in the most unexpected place, in an unlikely guise...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spotlight, a division of ABDO 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 DIS

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Summary: A street rat frees a genie from a lamp, granting all of his wishes and transforming himself into a charming prince to marry a beautiful princess. But soon, an evil sorcerer becomes fixated on securing the lamp for his own sinister purposes.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Video Discs, Call number: DVD AL

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD ALA

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Al

Ehrbar, Gregory

Summary: A graphic novel adaptation of and introduction to the Disney live action movie about Mulan, who's different from the other girls in her village, and feels like a disappointment to her family--until a wise remark from her younger sister changes her perspective.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dark Horse Books 2020

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Summary: Blazing saddles: A railroad needs to be built, but the land necessary is already owned. Needing to drive out the town folk, you appoint a new sheriff you figure will last about 24 hours. High anxiety: Harvard psychiatrist Dr. Richard Thorndyke is a nut-job with a paralyzing fear of heights. He had just become head of the Psycho-Neurotic Institute for the Very Very Nervous. History of the world...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2006

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY MEL

Summary: After returning home from the crusades and finding his home gone and the people of Sherwood oppressed by the evil Sheriff of Nottingham, Robin fights for the good of all men and the love of one woman.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2010

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE ROB

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD ROB

Euripides

Summary: "Here is a new comic-book version of Euripides's classic The Trojan Women, which follows the fates of Hekabe, Andromache, and Kassandra after Troy has been sacked and all its men killed. This collaboration between the visual artist Rosanna Bruno and the poet and classicist Anne Carson attempts to give a genuine representation of how human beings are affected by warfare. Therefore, all the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New Directions Publishing 2021

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 EUR

Lieberson, Peter

Summary: Recounts the Tibetan myth about the magical birth and heroic exploits of King Gesar.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Classical 1996

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD CLASSICAL LIE

Patrick, Seth

Summary: 13-year old piper Patch Brightwater is a boy in disgrace. Thrown in jail for playing a forbidden spell, he is no one's idea of a hero. But then he discovers a deadly truth--the evil Piper of Hamelyn is on the loose. With the help of Wren, a girl cursed to live as a rat, and Barver, a fire-breathing dracogriff, Patch must stop the Piper from sparking the biggest battle of them all.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD FIC PAT

Platt, Christine A.

Summary: "John Henry is the strongest, fastest hammerman working on the railroads in the years after the American Civil War. One day, a salesman comes by with a machine he says can drill faster than any man. John is determined to prove no fancy device can beat him"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Calico Kid, an imprint of Magic Wagon 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE PLA

Summary: Collection of eight classic stories. Swashbuckling pirates, talking rabbits in top hats, majestic horses, and flittering fairies spring into action, setting into motion the tales that have delighted audiences for ages.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Gaiam 2012

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY STO

Summary: Alex is just another nobody at school, picked on by bullies and struggling to get through the day. But all that changes when he finds a sword that turns out to be King Arthur's legendary weapon, Excalibur. Unfortunately for Alex, the sword also comes with an enemy -- the sinister Morgana, who has plans to conquer Britain. Alex's only chance is to assemble a new Round Table to fight Morgana and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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2 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY KID

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Kid 2019

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Video Discs, Call number: DVD KID

Summary: Season Six returns following the battle between brothers which left Bjorn Ironsides a hero to the people who have been under the tyrannical rule of Ivar for so long. As the new leader of Kattegat, Bjorn struggles to fill his late father's shoes as king, while facing critical dilemmas and wrestling with the idea that power overshadows morals. Meanwhile, Ivar travels to Russia and meets his match...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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Mass, Wendy

Summary: At the flea market nine-and-a-half-year-old Chase and his younger sister Ava acquire an old suitcase filled with rows of carefully packed strange objects, and when they handle one of the objects (a dragon-headed doorknob) they find themselves in King Arthur's castle, on a mission to save the King--and pursued by a strange man whom they first saw at the flea market, who is after their suitcase.--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Branches/Scholastic Inc. 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE MAS

Nicholson, Sue

Summary: "Cinderella wants more than anything to take lessons at the new dance school in the village, but she doesn't have any ballet shoes. Will her dreams ever come true? Learn about kindness in this original story about Cinderella and her fairytale friends."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Quarto Library, an imprint of The Quarto Group 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE NIC

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