Posts Tagged "Princesses"

Disenchanted: The Trials of Cinderella

Posted in Age-o-Meter: 8-12, Scare-o-Meter: 2

Disenchanted: The Trials of Cinderella

SNATCH A STORY   Close your eyes and listen to the awesome opening to Disenchanted: The Trials of Cinderella (Tyme #2):   First hear from Ella….   …and then from Serge.   THE WICKED READ   Disenchanted: The Trials of Cinderella (Tyme #2) By Megan Morrison Series: Tyme Book Published by  Scholastic, Inc. ISBN-13: 9780545642712 Audiobook Published by Scholastic Audio Narrated by Susan Hanfield & Ramon de Ocampo Age Range: 8 – 12 Years Ella Coach has one wish: revolution. Her mother died working in a sweatshop, and Ella wants every laborer in the...

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Princess Juniper of the Hourglass

Posted in Age-o-Meter: 7-10, Scare-o-Meter: 3

Princess Juniper of the Hourglass

SNATCH A STORY   Scene from the middle grade novel Princess Juniper of the Hourglass (Chapter 12): The next morning, Juniper and Toby, along with a few other early risers, trekked over to inspect the animal enclosures. Yesterday, the brand-new fence had stood upright; today it bulged grotesquely inward, limp branches teetering in loose soil. The ground inside the horses’ enclosure was fully torn up and trampled. Inside, five horses nervously pawed the ground, eyes darting from side to side. Five horses, where there should have been fourteen. “What’s happened?” Juniper asked. “Where have...

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Grounded: The Adventures of Rapunzel

Posted in Age-o-Meter: 8-12, Scare-o-Meter: 1

Grounded: The Adventures of Rapunzel

SNATCH A STORY   Close your eyes and listen to the amusing opening to Grounded: The Adventures of Rapunzel:   THE WICKED READ   Grounded: The Adventures of Rapunzel (Tyme #1) by Megan Morrison Publisher: Scholastic, Inc. ISBN-13: 9780545642699 Series: Tyme Series Age Range: 8 – 12 Years In all of Tyme, from the Redlands to the Grey, no one is as lucky as Rapunzel. She lives in a magic tower that obeys her every wish; she reads wonderful books starring herself as the heroine; her hair is the longest, most glorious thing in the world. And she knows this because Witch tells...

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Mitchell on the Moon

Posted in Age-o-Meter: 4-7, Scare-o-Meter: 2

Mitchell on the Moon

SNATCH A STORY   This slideshow requires JavaScript.   THE WICKED READ   Mitchell on the Moon By R. W. Alley Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt ISBN-13: 9780547907031 Age Range: 4 – 7 Years It’s Halloween, and Mitchell’s littlest sister, Gretchen, looks up at the moon and sees that part of it is missing. Gretchen’s other siblings, Annabelle and Clark, scornfully tell her that the moon is just hiding behind some clouds, but Mitchell indulges her and sets out to save the moon. A humorous and slightly scary fantasy ensues before the four children set off for...

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