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Fairy Tales Retold
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  Cover Art: The Poison Apples Archer, Lily
The Poison Apples
At an elite Massachusetts boarding school, three fifteen-year-old girls of very different backgrounds discover a common bond and form a club to plot revenge against their evil stepmothers.
276 p. 2007
Teen Fiction Book ARCHER
  Cover Art: Crazy Beautiful Baratz-Logsted, Lauren
Crazy Beautiful
In this contemporary retelling of Beauty and the Beast, a teenaged boy whose hands were amputated in an explosion and a gorgeous girl whose mother has recently died form an instant connection when they meet on their first day as new students.
191 p. 2009
Teen Fiction Book BARATZ
  Cover Art: The Rose and the Beast : Fairy Tales Retold Block, Francesca Lia
The Rose and the Beast : Fairy Tales Retold
Nine fairy tales are turned inside out.
229 p. 2000
Teen Fiction Book BLOCK
  Cover Art: A Curse Dark as Gold Bunce, Elizabeth C.
A Curse Dark as Gold
Upon the death of her father, seventeen-year-old Charlotte struggles to keep the family's woolen mill running in the face of an overwhelming mortgage and what the local villagers believe is a curse, but when a man capable of spinning straw into gold appears on the scene she must decide if his help is worth the price. The folklore and folk magic illustrated here is partly based on tradition and the story of Rumpelstiltskin.
395 p. 2008
Teen Fiction Book BUNCE
  Cover Art: Avalon High Cabot, Meg
Avalon High
Having moved to Annapolis, Maryland, with her medievalist parents, high school junior Ellie enrolls at Avalon High School where several students may or may not be reincarnations of King Arthur and his court.
288 p. 2006
Teen Fiction Book CABOT
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  Cover Art: Wild Orchid : a Retelling of The Ballad of Mulan Dokey, Cameron
Wild Orchid : a Retelling of The Ballad of Mulan
The Emperor of China summons a great army, and each family must send a male to fight. Tomboyish Mulan, who can wield sword and bow and arrow as deftly as an embroidery needle, is determined to spare her aging father and bring her family honor, so she disguises herself and answers the call. But when she finds a friend and soul mate in her commander, Prince Jian, will she be brave enough to share her true identity and feelings with him?
199 p. 2009
Teen Fiction Book DOKEY
  Cover Art: Ice Durst, Sarah Beth
Ice
A modern-day retelling of East o' the Sun, West o' the Moon in which eighteen-year-old Cassie learns that her grandmother's fairy tale is true when a Polar Bear King comes to claim her for his bride and she must decide whether to go with him and save her long-lost mother, or continue helping her father with his research.
308 p. 2009
Teen Fiction Book DURST
  Cover Art: Beastly Flinn, Alex
Beastly
A modern retelling of Beauty and the Beast from the point of view of the Beast, a vain Manhattan private school student who is turned into a monster and must find true love before he can return to his human form.
304 p. 2007
Teen Fiction Book FLINN
  Cover Art: Cloaked Flinn, Alex
Cloaked
Seventeen-year-old Johnny is approached at his family's struggling shoe repair shop in a Miami, Florida, hotel by Alorian Princess Victoriana, who asks him to find her brother who was turned into a frog.
341 p. 2011
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Princess of Glass George, Jessica Day
Princess of Glass
Hoping to escape the troubles in her kingdom, Princess Poppy reluctantly agrees to take part in a royal exchange program, whereby young princes and princesses travel to each other's countries in the name of better political alliances and potential marriages. It's got the makings of a fairy tale until a hapless servant named Eleanor is tricked by a vengeful fairy godmother into competing with Poppy for the eligible prince.
266 p. 2010
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Princess of the Midnight Ball George, Jessica Day
Princess of the Midnight Ball
A retelling of the tale of twelve princesses who wear out their shoes dancing every night, and of Galen, a former soldier now working in the king's gardens, who follows them in hopes of breaking the curse.
280 p. 2009
Children's Fiction Book GEORGE
  Cover Art: Sun and Moon Ice and Snow George, Jessica Day
Sun and Moon Ice and Snow
A girl travels east of the sun and west of the moon to free her beloved prince from a magic spell.
328 p. 2008
Teen Fiction Book GEORGE
  Cover Art: Ithaka Geras, Adele
Ithaka
The island of Ithaka is overrun with uncouth suitors demanding that Penelope choose a new husband, as she patiently awaits the return of Odysseus from the Trojan War. Ten years have passed since the end of the war in Troy. But Penelope is certain that her husband has survived the destruction of Troy and will, with the protection of Pallas Athene, return.
360 p. 2006
Teen Fiction Book GERAS
  Cover Art: Book of a Thousand Days Hale, Shannon
Book of a Thousand Days
Fifteen-year-old Dashti, sworn to obey her sixteen-year-old mistress, the Lady Saren, shares Saren's years of punishment locked in a tower, then brings her safely to the lands of her true love, where both must hide who they are as they work as kitchen maids. A reimagined, little-known classic fairy tale from the Brothers Grimm, reset on the central Asian steppes.
305 p. 2007
Teen Fiction Book HALE
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  Cover Art: The Goose Girl Hale, Shannon
The Goose Girl
On her way to marry a prince she's never met, Princess Anidori is betrayed by her guards and her lady-in-waiting and must become a goose girl to survive until she can reveal her true identity and reclaim the crown that is rightfully hers.
383 p. 2005
Teen Fiction Book HALE
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  Cover Art: Thornspell Lowe, Helen
Thornspell
In this elaboration of Sleeping Beauty, Prince Sigismund, having grown up in a remote castle dreaming of going on knightly quests, has had only a passing interest in the forbidden wood lying beyond the castle gates until a brief encounter with a beautiful and mysterious lady changes his life forever.
309 p. 2008
Children's Fiction Book LOWE
  Cover Art: Wildwood Dancing Marillier, Juliet
Wildwood Dancing
Five sisters who live with their merchant father in Transylvania use a hidden portal in their home to cross over into a magical world, the Wildwood.
407 p. 2007
Teen Fiction Book MARILLI
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  Cover Art: Rose Daughter McKinley, Robin
Rose Daughter
Beauty grows to love the Beast at whose castle she is compelled to stay, and through her love he is released from the curse that had turned him from man to beast.
306 p. 1997
Teen Fiction Book MCKINLEY
  Cover Art: Spindle's End McKinley, Robin
Spindle's End
The infant princess Briar Rose is cursed on her name day by Pernicia, an evil fairy, and then whisked away by a young fairy to be raised in a remote part of a magical country, unaware of her real identity and hidden from Pernicia's vengeful powers.
422 p. 2000
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: The Savage Damsel and the Dwarf Morris, Gerald
The Savage Damsel and the Dwarf
Lynet, a feisty young woman, journeys to King Arthur's court in order to find a champion to rescue her beautiful older sister. She is joined in her quest by a clever dwarf and a bold kitchen knave, neither of whom are what they seem.
213 p. 2000
Teen Fiction Book MORRIS
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