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DeFelice, Cynthia C.

Summary: This retelling of a Chinese folktale pays tribute to the author's Irish heritage, and to the joys of an old marriage, new friendships, and the impulse to share. Using pen and gouache, the artist shows the "simple" characters in all their winning complexity. A very poor, humble couple live so simple a life they share everything, until the husband discovers a pot with magical powers buried under...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus Giroux 2006

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FICTION DeFlice

Bradman, Tony.

Summary: Little Red Riding Hood is worried about her Granny. Granny's recovered from her scare with the Big Bad Wolf, but she's lonely. Thankfully Little Red Riding Hood is on the case! She is ready to find her Granny some new hobbies and some new friends.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Phelan, Matt

Summary: The scene: New York City. The dazzling lights cast shadows that grow ever darker as the glitzy prosperity of the Roaring Twenties screeches to a halt. Enter a cast of familiar characters: a young girl, Samantha White, returning after being sent away by her cruel stepmother, the Queen of the Follies, years earlier; her father, the King of Wall Street, who survives the stock market crash only to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2016

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 741.5 PHE

Oyeyemi, Helen

Summary: "The prize-winning, bestselling author of Boy, Snow, Bird and What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours returns with a bewitching and inventive novel. Influenced by the mysterious place gingerbread holds in classic children's stories, beloved novelist Helen Oyeyemi invites readers into a delightful tale of a surprising family legacy, in which the inheritance is a recipe. Perdita Lee may appear to be your...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC OYE

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC OYE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC OYE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Oyeyemi 2019

Bradman, Tony.

Summary: The Fairy Godmother is tired of helping everyone else live happily ever after. Nobody ever thanks her, and she's had enough! Find out if the fairy godmother can really quit her job.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2009

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Oyeyemi, Helen.

Summary: "From the prizewinning author of Mr. Fox, the Snow White fairy tale brilliantly recast as a story of family secrets, race, beauty, and vanity. In the winter of 1953, Boy Novak arrives by chance in a small town in Massachusetts, looking, she believes, for beauty-the opposite of the life she's left behind in New York. She marries a local widower and becomes stepmother to his winsome daughter,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC OYE

Bradman, Tony.

Summary: Cinderella's Prince Charming is just perfect, but his mother is a royal pain. She makes the ugly stepsisters look friendly! With a little makeover magic, Cinderella is ready to turn the Mean Queen into the Nice Queen.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2009

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

Summary: Collects classic fairy tales such as Sleeping Beauty, Little Red Riding Hood, Cinderella, and the Ugly Duckling.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Carroll & Graf Publishers 1997

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAM

Valentino, Serena

Summary: An innocent child taken from her parents. A girl with magical hair confined to an isolated tower. But what does Mother Gothel, Rapunzel's adoptive mother, actually know? Does she want to shield the princess from a cruel world-- or is there more to the story? -- adapted from jacket.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney Press 2018

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Murrow, Vita

Summary: What if princesses didn't always marry Prince Charming and live happily every after? This stunning anthology features 15 favorite fairytales retold for a new generation. From Sleeping Beauty who becomes a world-famous sleep disorder specialist to Cinderella who goes on to become Prime Minister to Little Red Riding Hood, the environmentalist and Princess of the Wolves, these princesses are...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lincoln Children's Books, an imprint of The Quarto Group 2018

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Mannering, G. R.

Summary: A darker retelling of Beauty and her Beast, set in the fantasy land of Sago amid a purging of all the magics in the land.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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

Mlynowski, Sarah

Summary: In this trip through the magic mirror, Abby and Jonah find themselves in the tale of Hansel and Gretel, where they have to deal with the witch and hope the portal will open so they can get home.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2016

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Easson, H.

Summary: Twelve-year-old Jack is disgusted that he has to visit his great aunt Gretel (whom nobody in his family has ever seen, and who lives in a deadly forest with many skinny cats), horrified that there is no wi-fi, internet, or television in her dusty ancient cottage, and totally terrified when he realizes that she is a real, honest-to-goodness witch--fortunately she sends him packing after one...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC EAS

Mass, Wendy

Summary: "The girl's been sleeping for a hundred years. The boy's got issues of his own. There are two sides to every story..."--Cover back.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic, Inc. 2006

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

Brooke, Jasmine

Summary: "To prove her royalty, the princess must pass an impossible test: to feel a single pea under layers of mattresses! In this innovative retelling of the classic fairy tale, readers will problem-solve the princess out of her predicament! Fun activities introduce key science, technology, engineering, and mathematics concepts and challenge readers critical thinking. Readers will build confidence in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Oyeyemi, Helen.

Summary: In the winter of 1953, Boy Novak arrives by chance in a small town in Massachusetts, looking, she believes, for beauty-- the opposite of the life she's left behind in New York. She marries a local widower and becomes stepmother to his winsome daughter, Snow Whitman. A wicked stepmother is a creature Boy never imagined she'd become, but the birth of Boy's daughter, Bird, who is dark-skinned,...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2014

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC OYE

Brooke, Jasmine

Summary: "Fee, fi, fo, fum! How will Jack and his beanstalk fare against a hungry giant? This interactive book retells the classic story of Jack, but this time, readers will use science, technology, engineering, and math to help the mischievous hero reach his happily ever after! Engaging STEM activities, such as charting the life cycle of beans, make these important curriculum materials fun and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Kontis, Alethea.

Summary: Saturday Woodcutter accidentally conjures an ocean in the backyard and, with sword in tow, sets sail on a pirate ship, only to find herself kidnapped and held captive by a mountain witch with the power to destroy the world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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

Jay, Stacey.

Summary: After ten years of exile among fairies who teach her to use her magically-enhanced strength and courage, Sleeping Beauty's daughter Aurora enlists the help of Niklaas, eleventh son of King Eldorio, in the fight to reclaim her throne.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media, Inc. 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD FIC JAY

Smith, Sherri L.

Summary: Journeyman toymaker Stefan Drosselmeyer is recruited by his mysterious cousin, Christian, to find a mythical nut that will save Boldavia's princess and his own kidnapped father from a fanatical Mouse Queen and her seven-headed Mouse Prince, who have sworn to destroy the Drosselmeyer family.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G. P. Putnam's Sons, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) 2015

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC SMI

Magoon, Kekla

Summary: When Nott City is taken over by a harsh governor, Ignomus Crown, and her parents disappear, twelve-year-old Robyn Loxley flees for her life and joins a group of children trying to take back what is rightfully theirs in this futuristic retelling of Robin Hood.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2015

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC MAG

Coville, Katherine

Summary: Presents the story of "Goldilocks and the Three Bears" as told by young Teddy's governess, who came to work at the Vaughn family "cottage" shortly before a golden-haired girl, ragged and dirty, entered the home and soon became a beloved foster child, until evil characters tried to take her away.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2015

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC COV

Baker, E. D.

Summary: Serafina is summoned from her village to the magical cottage of a great aunt she has never heard of and learns that she is meant to become the new Baba Yaga, whose magical role is answering the first question any stranger might ask her with the truth.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury USA 2013

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Gidwitz, Adam.

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Summary: Frog joins cousins Jack and Jill in leaving their own stories to seek a magic mirror, encountering such creatures as giants, mermaids, and goblins along the way. Based in part on fairy tales from the Brothers Grimm and Hans Christian Andersen.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton Children's Books 2012

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC GID