Book Reviews

Cinderella Liberator [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 8+
Fresh take on classic tale boosts being true, free self.
By Rebecca Solnit
(2019)
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Beauty and the Beast: Lost in a Book [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 11+
Belle gets lured into book in dark but enchanting spin-off.
By Jennifer Donnelly
(2017)
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The Sleeper and the Spindle [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 10+
Sly combo of two fairy tales makes for literary magic.
By Neil Gaiman
(2015)
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The Bravest Princess: A Tale of the Wide-Awake Princess, Book 3 [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 10+
More adventure, romance as Annie and Liam help Snow White.
By E.D. Baker
(2014)
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Beauty and the Beast (Book) [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 4+
Captivating art shapes West African-set fairy tale classic.
By H. Chuka Lee
(2014)
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Unlocking the Spell: A Tale of the Wide-Awake Princess, Book 2 [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 10+
Second in alt princess series sparkles with wit, girl power.
By E.D. Baker
(2013)
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The Wide-Awake Princess, Book 1 [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 10+
Offbeat princess tale values girls with skills over looks.
By E.D. Baker
(2012)
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The Hero's Guide to Storming the Castle [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 8+
Wacky, gripping sequel has slapstick, swordplay, sweetness.
By Christopher Healy
(2013)
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Little Red Hot [node:content-type] Poster Image
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age 4+
Folksy yarn gives classic fairy tale Southwest flare.
By Eric A. Kimmel
(2013)
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Giants Beware! [node:content-type] Poster Image
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age 7+
Fabulous medieval fairy tale with mighty girl heroine.
By Jorge Aguirre
(2012)
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The Wishing Spell: The Land of Stories, Book 1 [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 8+
Captivating, imaginative story of kids in fairy-tale world.
By Chris Colfer
(2012)
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The Wonderful Wizard of Oz [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 8+
Original American fairy tale more spare, magical than movie.
By L. Frank Baum
(1900)
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Fairest [node:content-type] Poster Image
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age 10+
Handmaid to queen discovers true beauty in charming fantasy.
By Gail Carson Levine
(2006)
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