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11/28/2016 - 1:30pm
Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine

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Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine
In this novel based on the story of Cinderella, Ella struggles against the childhood curse that forces her to obey any order given to her.

 

Here are a few books you might want to try. They are all fairy tale type fantasy books.

 


As Old As Time by Liz Braswell
In an alternate take on the classic fairy tale, Belle, trapped in the Beast's enchanted castle, discovers that her estranged mother was the one who placed a spell on the Beast so many years ago. (catalog summary)

 

 

 

 

 

The Beautiful Pretender by Melanie Dickerson
The Margrave of Thornbeck has two weeks to find a noble bride. What will happen when he learns he has fallen for Avelina, a lovely servant girl in disguise? But something else is afoot in the castle. Something sinister that could have far worse—far deadlier—consequences. Will Avelina and Lord Thornbeck be able to stop the evil plot? (catalog summary)

 

 

08/28/2009 - 4:01pm

 Here are some titles that I think you might enjoy.

 

The author of Jeremy Fink wrote another book that you might enjoy:

A Mango-Shaped Space by Wendy Mass.

Afraid that she is crazy, thirteen-year-old Mia, who sees a special
color with every letter, number, and sound, keeps this a secret until
she becomes overwhelmed by school, changing relationships, and the loss
of something important to her.

 

Tunnels by Roderick Gordon.

08/28/2009 - 4:01pm

I found some titles that I believe you might enjoy.

 

The Princess Academy by Shannon Hale.

While attending a strict academy for potential princesses with the other
girls from her mountain village, fourteen-year-old Miri discovers
unexpected talents and connections to her homeland.

 

The Cricket in Times Square by George Selden.

The adventures of a country cricket who unintentionally arrives in New
York and is befriended by Tucker Mouse and Harry Cat.

 

The Toys Go Out by Emily Jenkins.

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