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Book Review- Little Women & Me by Lauren Baratz-Logsted

In this book, Emily must write a paper for school about what she would change in her favorite story.  She chooses Little Women by Louisa May Alcott; Emily is certain that she knows how to improve the story.  But somehow … Continue reading

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Book Review- The Girl who circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of her own Making by Catherynne M. Valente.

If Alice in Wonderland had been written in this century it might have turned out like this.  September is taken to Fairyland by the Green Wind on the back of the Leopard of little breezes.  The main character is a … Continue reading

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Book Review- A Tale of Two Castles by Gail Carson Levine

When Elodie leaves her home and travels to the country of Lepai to begin an apprenticeship with weavers she was warned about whited sepulchers, ogres and dragons.  Instead what she discovers is those who act kind may be liars, evil … Continue reading

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Book Review- The Princess Curse by Merrie Haskell

In some ways this story is a mash-up of two fairy tales, the twelve dancing princesses and beauty and the beast.  Twelve princesses disappear every night and return exhausted in the morning with their shoes in tatters; no one knows … Continue reading

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Book Review- The Night Fairy by Laura Amy Schlitz

Reading this book was a joy!  The story is about a night fairy, Flory, who must learn a new way to live after her wings are destroyed in an accident with a bat.  She takes refuge in an abandoned bird … Continue reading

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Book Review The Hero and the Crown by Robin McKinley

This book came out in 1984 but still bears up well.  It is a fantasy novel set in a kingdom where magic abounds.  Aerin is the only child of her father the king and his late wife who was thought … Continue reading

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