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Moreno, Nina

Summary: Rosa Santos, a Cuban American, works to save her Florida town, seeks admittance to study abroad in her homeland, and wonders if love can break her family's curse. Rosa Santos is cursed by the sea-at least, that's what they say. Dating her is bad news, especially if you're a boy with a boat. But Rosa feels more caught than cursed. Caught between cultures and choices. Between her abuela, a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC MOR

Temblador, Alex

Summary: Sixteen-year-old Martha's life is transformed when her mother leaves her in Laredo, Texas, in 1990 with a grandmother she never knew, who is a revered curandera.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pinata Books, Arte Publico Press 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC TEM

Calonita, Jen

Summary: "What if Anna and Elsa never knew each other? As the future Queen of Arendelle, Princess Elsa's life is full of expectation and responsibility--not to mention, questions. What type of ruler will she be? When will she have to pick a suitor? And why has she always harbored the feeling that some critical piece of herself is missing? Following the unexpected death of her parents, Elsa is forced to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney-Hyperion, an imprint of Disney Book Group 2019

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Vernon, Ursula

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Summary: Never a conventional princess, Harriet becomes an adventurer after learning she is cursed to fall into a deep sleep on her twelfth birthday, but after two years of slaying ogres, cliff-diving, and more with her riding quail, Mumfrey, things go awry at home and she must seek a prince to set things right.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2016

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Beasley, Cassie

Summary: From the New York Times bestselling author of Circus Mirandus comes the magic-infused story of a golden gator, two cursed kids, and how they take their destinies into their own hands. When the red moon rises over the heart of the Okefenokee swamp, legend says that the mysterious golden gator Munch will grant good luck to the poor soul foolish enough to face him. But in 1817, when TWO fools...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Coville, Bruce.

Summary: "Angus Cairns is a brownie, a magical creature with a fastidious nature. Alex Carhart is the messiest eleven-year-old in the United States of America. Together, this unlikely pair embarks on an unforgettable adventure"--

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library 2015

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

Wood, Maryrose

Summary: Unhappy Penelope Lumley is trapped in unhappy Plinkst! Even the beets for which Plinkst is inexplicably famous fail to grow in this utterly miserable Russian village. Penelope anxiously counts the days and wonders how she will ever get back to England in time to save all the Ashtons--who, she now knows, include herself and the Incorrigible children, although their precise location on the family...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer+Bray, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC WOO

Mass, Wendy

Summary: Children's birthdays are always strange in Willow Falls, but when Connor's little sister Grace falls into a frozen state on her tenth birthday, Amanda and Leo must travel back in time to find out what force prevented Angelina from casting the blessing that would have protected her.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2013

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Vernon, Ursula

Summary: Never a conventional princess, Harriet becomes an adventurer after learning she is cursed to fall into a deep sleep on her twelfth birthday, but after two years of slaying ogres, cliff-diving, and more with her riding quail, Mumfrey, things go awry at home and she must seek a prince to set things right.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) Inc. 2015

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Craig, Erin A.

Summary: In a manor by the sea, twelve sisters are cursed. Annaleigh lives a sheltered life at Highmoor with her sisters and their father and stepmother. Once there were twelve, but loneliness fills the grand halls now that four of the girls' lives have been cut short. Each death was more tragic than the last -- the plague, a plummeting fall, a drowning, a slippery plunge -- and there are whispers...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC CRA

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC CRA

Morrison, Megan

Summary: For generations the Charming men have been cursed, but now that the witch Envearia is dead the curse should be broken--however things are complicated at Charming Palace: King Clement is still nasty, Queen Maud has fled with the help of her son, Prince Dash, and Ella Coach (called Cinderella) would rather be at home sewing than living in the palace at Charming Prep school.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arthur A. Levine Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC MOR

Townsend, Jessica

Summary: "A cursed child destined to die on her eleventh birthday is rescued and whisked away to a secret realm called Nevermoor and given the chance to compete for a place in a prestigious organization called the Wundrous Society"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: the trials of Morrigan Crow 2017

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION TOW

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC TOW

Vernon, Ursula.

Summary: Harriet Hamsterbone sets out to reverse the curse on twelve mice princesses who are forced to dance all night, every night.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2016

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

Coville, Bruce

Summary: "Angus Cairns is a brownie, a magical creature with a fastidious nature. Alex Carhart is the messiest eleven-year-old in the United States of America. Together, this unlikely pair embarks on an unforgettable adventure"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2015

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC COV

Hoffman, Alice

1 hold on 4 copies

Summary: Twig, aged twelve, is practically ignored by classmates and other residents of Sidwell, Massachusetts, but gets along fine with just her mother and brother, whose presence must be kept secret, until descendants of the witch who cursed her family move in next door and want to be her friends.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wendy Lamb Books 2015

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2 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC HOF

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC HOF

Underwood, Deborah

Summary: In this version of Sleeping Beauty, told in verse, the Princess is threatened with a curse which will start with a paper cut; devastated that all her books have been taken away, she sets out with her dog, Prince, to find the fairy who cast the curse and make her reverse it.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE UND

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE UND

Hocking, Amanda.

Summary: Gemma must battle Penn to break the siren curse and secure a future with Alex.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Griffin 2013

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC HOC

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC HOC

Harrison, Michelle

Summary: When fairies steal her brother, thirteen-year-old Rowan Fox promises that in exchange for his return she will find the thirteen charms that the fairies have enchanted and hidden in the human world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 2011

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION HAR

Graff, Keir

Summary: "When the missing button for their new apartment building's thirteenth floor suddenly appears, identical twins Mal and Colm are pulled into an eerie adventure in an parallel dimension"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC GRA

Herman, Gail

Summary: After an "unlucky" white ladybug lands on Silvermist's head, the usually calm water-talent fairy is convinced that she is under a curse.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2008

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED DIS

Bracken, Alexandra

Summary: A modern New England boy must rid himself of the ancient demon inhabiting his body and break his family's curse.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney-Hyperion 2017

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC BRA

Dao, Julie C.

Summary: Bao, a poor physician's apprentice, and Lan, the wealthy nobleman's daughter he loves, work together to break a curse and save the kingdom of Feng Lu.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC DAO

Vernon, Ursula

Summary: Harriet Hamsterbone sets out to reverse the curse on twelve mice princesses who are forced to dance all night, every night.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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McElmurry, Jill

Summary: After she finds a lonely little purse in the park and takes it home, a young girl finds her whole world turns plaid.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2020

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