Book Reviews

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age 12+
 
Complex, unique, and satisfying fairy-tale romance.
By Alethea Kontis
(2012)
age 8+
 
Captivating, imaginative story of kids in fairy-tale world.
By Chris Colfer
(2012)
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age 7+
 
Fabulous medieval fairy tale with mighty girl heroine.
By Jorge Aguirre
(2012)
age 10+
 
Second in alt princess series sparkles with wit, girl power.
By E.D. Baker
(2013)
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age 7+
 
Retelling of familiar tale has exquisite art, rich prose.
By Neil Gaiman
(2014)
age 8+
 
Wacky, gripping sequel has slapstick, swordplay, sweetness.
By Christopher Healy
(2013)
age 10+
 
Exciting, funny, violent, and touching Hansel & Gretel tale.
By Adam Gidwitz
(2010)
age 9+
 
Grimm's witch returns to cook again in darkly funny tale.
By Keith McGowan
(2009)
age 8+
 
Adventure, sweetness, peril, some loss in fairy tale sequel.
By Chris Colfer
(2013)
age 10+
 
Grisly, dark fairy tale has heartwarming and funny moments.
By Adam Gidwitz
(2013)
age 10+
 
Offbeat princess tale values girls with skills over looks.
By E.D. Baker
(2012)
age 10+
 
More adventure, romance as Annie and Liam help Snow White.
By E.D. Baker
(2014)
age 7+
 
Sweet adventure focuses on friendship and care of animals.
By Elise Allen, Halle Stanford
(2014)