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Funk, Josh

Summary: Jack is not fond of the bossy narrator of his fairy tale! When Jack is told to trade his beloved cow Bessie for some magic beans, throw the beans out the window, climb the ENORMOUS beanstalk that sprouts overnight, and steal from a GIANT, he decides this fairy tale is getting out of control. In fact, he doesn't want to follow the story line at all. Who says Jack needs to enter a life of daring,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FUN

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC EAS

Alperin, Mara

Summary: Presents an adaptation of the tale in which a poor shoemaker becomes successful with the help of two elves who finish his shoes during the night.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tiger Tales 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE ALP

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC VAL

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

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

Mlynowski, Sarah

2 holds on 1 copy

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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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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E Bro

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E Bro

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC SMI

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

Gidwitz, Adam.

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC GID

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC GID

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC COV

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC MAG

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Campisi, Stephanie

Summary: An ugly dumpling is ignored and sad until an encouraging cockroach sees the dumpling's inner beauty and helps it discover its true identity and realize being different is beautiful after all.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mighty Media Kids 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE CAM

Gunderson, Jessica

Summary: This You Choose adventure is told from three different perspectives--White Snow is a secret agent in Good Prince's army, looking for a computer with secret codes for a bomb; Mrs. White desperately searches for her runaway daughter Snow; and Charming, towed by his seven loyal sleddogs, goes to rescue his friend and mentor Meteorologist Snow-White, who is trapped in a raging blizzard in the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2018

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Comeau, Joey

Summary: In this graphic version of the story Cinderella thwarts her evil stepmother by becoming Ninja-rella, saving the prince from bandits, and becoming his ninja bodyguard.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2015

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

Frampton, Otis

Summary: Little Ruby Topper has a crimson cloak and hood that turn the ten-year-old into a superhero--and now she must use her powers to rescue the president, her grandmother, from mad Professor Grimm and his wolf-bot.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Harper, Benjamin

Summary: In this graphic version of the classic fairy tale, zombie children Hansel and Gretel disguise themselves as tourists and venture into the Magical Forest in search of brains to eat--where they encounter Mrs. Witch, who has her own plans for dinner.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2016

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J FIC HAR

Simonson, Louise

Summary: The Queen of Techworld, afraid that Snow White will supplant her as the smartest scientist, exiles the child--but the robots that she repairs save her and help her defeat the evil queen.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Rusu, Meredith

Summary: A retelling of the classic story emphasizing the role of trust. With questions and educational guidelines for parents and educators.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic 2020

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