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Milford, Kate

Summary: In 1810, Lucy Bluecrowne, twelve, is bored living ashore with her stepmother and half brother until two nefarious strangers identify her little brother as the pyrotechnical prodigy they need for their evil plan.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Steel, Danielle

Summary: Deeply in love, Christophe and Joy Lammenais built Chateau Lammenais into a small but renowned Napa Valley winery and an idyllic home where they raised their beloved daughter, Camille, who takes on increasing responsibilities for the estate they all treasure. But after Joy's early death from breast cancer just after Camille's graduation from Stanford, a lonely Christophe soon falls prey to the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD Fiction Steel 2017

Acton, Vanessa

Summary: Mel, seventeen, has always wondered about her father, but is surprised to learn he is a member of the Evonian nobility and that he wants her to visit him and his family.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Darby Creek 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Bashardoust, Melissa

Summary: "At sixteen, Mina's mother is dead, her magician father is vicious, and her silent heart has never beat with love for anyone--has never beat at all, in fact, but she'd always thought that fact normal. She never guessed that her father cut out her heart and replaced it with one of glass. When she moves to Whitespring Castle and sees its king for the first time, Mina forms a plan: win the king's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Flatiron Books 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: FIC BAS

Bradman, Tony

Summary: Cinderella's wicked stepmother wants to make amends for her past by helping people, but she has trouble finding the perfect place--until she opens the Fairy Tale Clinic for Recovering Villains.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Stone Arch Books 2014

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Price, Sarah

Summary: ""Be kind and have faith." Ella Troyer strives to abide by her mother's final words, although life in the small Amish town of Echo Creek isn't always easy. Her new stepmother, Linda, treats her coldly, and her two stepsisters, Drusilla and Anna, delight in gossip and laziness. After her father's death, Ella's stepsisters are free to attend youth singings while Ella stays at home to manage the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kensington Publishing 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION PRI

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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MacLachlan, Patricia.

Summary: When a drought tests the commitment of a mail-order bride from Maine to her new home on the prairie, her stepchildren hope they will be able to remain a family.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperTrophy 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Meyer, Marissa

Summary: Princess Winter, admired by the Lunar people for her grace and kindness, teams up with the cyborg mechanic, Cinder, and her allies, to defeat Queen Levana and find their happily ever afters.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Feiwel and Friends 2015

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION MEY

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA Fiction Meyer 2015

Loewen, Nancy

Summary: A humorous retelling of the fairy tale Hansel and Gretel, told from the witch's point of view--who rescues the children from their wicked stepmother, and teaches them food art.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books, a Capstone imprint 2016

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE FIC LOE

Steel, Danielle

Summary: Camille Lammenais has grown up in the beauty of the Napa Valley, surrounded by acres of her family's vineyards. Her parents, Christophe and Joy, still deeply in love after two decades of marriage, have built a renowned winery and château modeled after Christophe's ancient family estate in his native Bordeaux. Camille has had a perfect childhood, safe in her parents' love. After graduating from...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2017

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC STE

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STE

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STE

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC STE

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION STE

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Steel 2017

Meyer, Marissa.

Summary: Princess Winter is admired by the Lunar people for her grace and kindness, and despite the scars that mar her face, her beauty is said to be even more breathtaking than that of her stepmother, Queen Levana. Winter despises her stepmother, and knows Levana won't approve of her feelings for her childhood friend--the handsome palace guard, Jacin. But Winter isn't as weak as Levana believes her to...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Macmillan Audio 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Ius, Dawn

Summary: A modern-day reimagining of the story of Lizzie Borden, casting her as a shy seventeen-year-old whose blackouts become worse after her father and stepmother try to prevent her from studying to be a chef.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Pulse 2018

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Summary: A 'modern' young woman of the 16th century, Danielle is as independent and wise as she is beautiful and kind. Against remarkable odds, she stands up to her scheming stepmother and works miracles on the lives around her, including the prince of France.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2002

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Arnold, Dave

Summary: "It's one challenge after another for 10-year-old John Avery Whittaker! He tinkers with electronics, takes on the lead in the school Christmas play, and comes up against a new bully, all while continuing to investigate the mysterious properties of the cloth from his grandfather's trunk - if he can find it! It's missing! Meanwhile, strangers have come to Provenance and they're askings lots of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. 2019

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Green, Jane

Summary: Marrying a divorced father of two, Andi finds herself struggling to gain her stepdaughters' acceptance while preserving family peace in the face of daily dramas and competitions for her husband's attention.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRE

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC GRE

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Green 2012

Kelly, Erin Entrada.

Summary: Abandoned by their father and living in poverty with their heartless stepmother in Louisiana, two sisters from the Philippines, twelve-year-old Sol and six-year-old Ming, learn the true meaning of family.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greenwillow Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: JFIC KEL

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Patchett, Ann

Summary: At the end of the Second World War, Cyril Conroy combines luck and a single canny investment to begin an enormous real estate empire, propelling his family from poverty to enormous wealth. His first order of business is to buy the Dutch House, a lavish estate in the suburbs outside of Philadelphia. Meant as a surprise for his wife, the house sets in motion the undoing of everyone he loves....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperLuxe, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

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Summary: "Delight in the magic of Cinderella's timeless tale. With glass slippers and a fairy godmother, friendly mice and wicked stepsisters, this deluxe storybook retelling of the classic animated film is a treasure to behold."--Back cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney Press 2016

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE FIC DIS

Summary: Sleeping Beauty, Rapunzel, and Jack from the Beanstalk are all about to live happily ever after when the balance between good and evil gets thrown out of whack. It's up to Cinderella (a.k.a. Ella) to save the day by taking on her power-hungry stepmother. This time Ella will have to do all the work without her Prince Charming. She joins forces with an unlikely army of dwarves, fairies, and the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2007

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Billingsley, Franny

Summary: In the early twentieth century in Swampsea, seventeen-year-old Briony, who can see the spirits that haunt the marshes around their town, feels responsible for her twin sister's horrible injury until a young man enters their lives and exposes secrets that even Briony does not know about.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers 2011

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Bunting, Eve

Summary: While still grieving for her mother and unable to accept her stepmother, a girl clings to the memories represented by forty-three buttons on a string.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarion Books 2000

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E BUN

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