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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

Gruber, Penelope

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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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 Collection, Call number: YA FIC MAN

Harper, Benjamin

Summary: Raised by Sasquatches, Pecos Bill now lives with the Crypto Kids Gang on a ranch devoted to protecting mythical creatures, and travels the world finding cryptids and bringing them to the sanctuary--but the ranch is getting crowded, the waterholes are drying up, and a girl named Sue is determined to ride Bill's bunyip, despite being warned about the tempermental beast.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2019

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

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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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

Peters, Stephanie True

Summary: In this graphic adaptation of the American folk tale, young Johnny Slimeseed is a gentle monster who does not look forward to Fright Night like the other monster kids in Nightmare swamp--so, with advice from a wise worm, he decides to plant a forest of slime trees to entertain the other swamp kids and give them something other than scaring humans to do.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2019

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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

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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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E Bro

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

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

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

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

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 Collection, Call number: YA FIC KON

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

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 East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC GID

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC GID

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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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

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE CAM

Cohen, Barbara

Summary: A version in modern English of four of Chaucer's tales, beautifully illustrated.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books 1988

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Blakley-Cartwright, Sarah.

Summary: Valerie is torn between Henry, who loves her, and the woodcutter, Peter, as her village is caught up in the return of the Wolf--no longer mollifed by monthly sacrifices--and the arrival of the inquistorial Wolf hunter.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfaguara 2011

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1 available in Young Adult Foreign Language, Call number: YA FOREIGN SPANISH BLA

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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2 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 COM

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

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

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

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