Where’s My Glass Slipper? Top 10: Cinderella Retellings
Amazing book where Aisling (Ash), is torn between the Fairie Prince and the Huntress. For more on Ash, click here.
Thrown in the dungeon for daring to defy her royal engagement, Ella escapes to a refuge camp, and finds her true destiny.
Forced to be the family servant after her step-sister becomes ill, Xing Xing tries to escape the only way she knows how, with her skills in calligraphy and the help of the spirit of her mother. Bound combines both the Western and Eastern Cinderella stories.
Elena was supposed to be her kingdom’s Cinderella, but when the story changes, Elena finds that Tradition may have to change in order to make her story fit it’s new path. Not technically YA (published for adults) but I wouldn’t hesitate to give it to older readers. Also the first in a continuing series following the kingdoms and twisting of fairy tales, so if they like this one, there are more to hook them with!
Lucy is stuck with her new step-mom, slaving away at chores, but manages to attract the attention of the most popular guy at school. Question is, does she want it?
After witnessing the murder of her father and cousins, Suzume must use her magic as a Shadow Weaver to protect herself from those who were responsible and find her revenge, before she looses herself in the process.
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About Karen Jensen, MLS
Karen Jensen has been a Teen Services Librarian for almost 30 years. She created TLT in 2011 and is the co-editor of The Whole Library Handbook: Teen Services with Heather Booth (ALA Editions, 2014).
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