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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

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2 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FUN

Summary: "The traditional stories of Ireland, Scotland, Brittany, and Wales transport us to the fantastical world of Celtic folklore. These timeless tales brim with wit and magic, and each one is brought to life with elegant silhouette art in this special illustrated edition." -- Page [4] cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books 2016

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Summary: Retells the Disney version of the tale of the beautiful princess whose lips were red as blood, skin was white as snow, and hair was black as ebony.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Western Pub. Co. 1984

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1 available in Kids' Favorite Characters, Call number: JE WAL

Summary: An illustrated collection of twenty stories from many Celtic regions, including "The Battle of the Birds, "Finn MacCool and the Scotch Giant," and "The Ship that Went to America."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 1999

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 398.2 CEL

Weiss, Bobbi J. G.

Summary: In this tale as old as time, Belle is held prisoner in a castle owned by a beast and must help him learn how to be kind.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spotlight, a division of ABDO 2021

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Litwin, Laura Baskes.

Summary: "Divides the creative writing process into five steps, from inspiration to publishable story, and includes in-depth treatment of the horror fiction genre with writing prompts"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Enslow Publishers 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 808.3 LIT

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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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC OYE

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC OYE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Oyeyemi 2019

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

Lester, Julius

Summary: An illustrated collection of twelve folk tales, ten African and two Jewish.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 1989

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 398.2 LES

Summary: Retells the story of a beautiful princess who promises an ugly frog, when her golden ball falls into a deep well, that he can live with her and become her playmate if he returns her ball, in a text with die-cut pages.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Michael Neugebauer Publishing Ltd. 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 398 GRI

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

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE ALP

Summary: A darkly luminous new anthology collecting the most terrifying horror stories by renowned female authors, presenting anew these forgotten classics to the modern reader.--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2019

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Milbourne, Anna.

Summary: A gloriously illustrated collection of the most enchanting stories from ‘The Thousand and One Nights’.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Usborne 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 398.2 MIL

Shurtliff, Liesl.

Summary: Twelve-year-old Rump has never known his full name - his mother died before she could tell him. So all his life he's been teased and bullied for his half-a-name. But when he finds an old spinning wheel, his luck seems to change. For Rump discovers he can spin straw into gold. "Magical" gold.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC SHU

Valentino, Serena.

Summary: Sometimes it's all a matter of the choices we make ... What choices did Snow White's stepmother, the Wicked Queen, make that would turn her so evil she would want to cut out her step-daughter's heart? Does it have something to do with the man in the magic mirror? And who is he, really?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney Press 2009

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

Braun, Eric

Summary: In this You Choose adventure Little Red Riding Hood can be a girl in an urban park, a boy in the middle of a war, or the more traditional girl in the forest--the choice is up to the reader.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a Capstone imprint 2016

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

Guillain, Charlotte.

Summary: A simplified version of the familiar tale featuring a little duckling who meets a hungry wolf in the forest while on her way to visit her grandmother. Includes a note on the history of the tale.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Raintree 2013

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE GUI

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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Mahoney, Jerry

Summary: While eleven-year-old Maddie McMatthew's stepbrother Holden has been a little more tolerable since their first adventure, at the Halloween party he breaks another fairy tale by saying Beauty would never have fallen for the ugly Beast--and once again the two children find themselves sucked into another story and faced with having to set things right if they want to get home.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2018

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

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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Mlynowski, Sarah

Summary: Abby, her brother Jonah, and her friend Robin get sucked into the magic mirror and end up in the story of Sleeping Beauty, but when Robin pricks her finger and uses up the sleeping spell, Abby has to come up with a clever solution and a new happily-ever-after.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2014

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Rusu, Meredith

Summary: A retelling of the classic story emphasizing the role of bravery. Contains questions and guidelines for parents and educators.

Format: text

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

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 398.2 RUS

Summary: "An anthology of African folktales playfully interpreted by modern cartoonists."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Iron Circus Comics 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 398.2 GIR

Tulien, Sean

Summary: Three clever billy goats find themselves trapped in a video game, confronting the Hillside Castle run by a monster troll--and they have to use their new superpowers to get past the castle to the green field of grass, and lunch.

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 FAR
Call number: J 741.5 TUL

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J GRAPHIC FAR

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