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96 Words for Love Book Poster Image
age 15+
Sweet romance mixes with thin take on serious issues.
By Rachel Roy, Ava Dash
(2019)
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Kindergo App Poster Image
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age 3+
Digital library is small but appealing for new readers.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2018)
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Ogre Enchanted Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Girl becomes ogre in imaginative "Ella Enchanted" spin-off.
By Gail Carson Levine
(2018)
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A Wizard's Tale Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Chaotic fairy tale has dated stereotypes and messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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The Emperor's Newest Clothes TV Poster Image
age 5+
Musical retelling has standout themes of honesty, humility.
Network: HBO
(2018)
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The Little Mermaid (2018) Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Watered-down retelling has poor acting, production values.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Kingdom of the Blazing Phoenix:  Rise of the Empress, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Exciting fantasy sequel is less dark, more adventurous.
By Julie C. Dao
(2018)
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Let's Read App Poster Image
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age 4+
Story recording is static but easy to use for everyone.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2018)
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The Snow Queen: Fire and Ice Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Some weapons, peril in engaging fairy tale adventure.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Interrupting Chicken and the Elephant of Surprise Book Poster Image
age 4+
Playfulness makes silly sequel as hilarious as original.
By David Ezra Stein
(2018)
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A Thousand Beginnings and Endings Book Poster Image
age 13+
Modern authors meet Asian mythology in stellar anthology.
By Ellen Oh, Elsie Chapman
(2018)
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Freya and the Magic Jewel: Thunder Girls, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Fun read, troubling message for girls to be peacemakers.
By Joan Holub, Suzanne Williams
(2018)
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Missy Mila Twisted Tales TV Poster Image
age 5+
Playful storytelling from an animated 8-year-old.
Network: YouTube
(2005)
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Pinocchio (2018) Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Reimagining of classic tale has lots of peril, some scares.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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The Prince and the Dressmaker Book Poster Image
age 12+
Charming, cross-dressing prince breaks the fairy tale mold.
By Jen Wang
(2018)
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Aru Shah and the End of Time: Pandava, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Flawed but fascinating modern spin on Indian mythology.
By Roshani Chokshi
(2018)
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The Serpent's Secret: Kiranmala and the Kingdom Beyond, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Rushed, fun adventure with Indian princess in combat boots.
By Sayantani DasGupta
(2018)
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The Hazel Wood Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Captivating tale of teen thrust into the world of folklore.
By Melissa Albert
(2018)
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Red Riding Hood App Poster Image
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age 5+
Alternative plot twists give clever update to classic.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2018)
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Gone Rogue: Wires and Nerve, Vol. 2: The Lunar Chronicles Series Book Poster Image
age 12+
Graphic novel series ender has both action and depth.
By Marissa Meyer
(2018)
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