100 Scope Notes
April 14, 2022 by Amanda MacGregor
There are things from our earliest childhood that haunt us. For me, there’s always been one particular bogeyman, a ghost I’ve never quite put to rest – the Pied Piper of Hamelin. We all know the story: the town of Hamelin is overrun by rats, and who should come along but a stranger dressed in […]
January 10, 2022 by Amanda MacGregor
Vedder talks about her Sleeping Beauty retelling and recommends a few favorite books.
October 29, 2021 by Amanda MacGregor
So many people want to chide a girl or a woman for being angry. So few want to ask her what she’s angry about.
January 27, 2020 by Karen Jensen, MLS
A list of middle grade and young adult fairy tale retellings for the 2020 summer reading theme Imagine Your Story.
May 29, 2018 by Amanda MacGregor
Publisher’s description From the New York Times bestselling author of Rump, comes the true story behind another unlikely hero: a grumpy dwarf who gets tangled up in Snow White’s feud with the wicked queen. Ever since he was a dwarfling, Borlen (nicknamed “Grump”) has dreamed of visiting The Surface, so when opportunity knocks, he leaves his cavern home […]
March 31, 2015 by Amanda MacGregor
In Beast in the Mirror, a novella by Laura Bradley Rede, the story of Beauty and the Beast is reimagined with an interesting twist—Beast is a girl. 17-year-old Bella, a model, is just out of rehab for anorexia. She flies to Ireland to meet up with her cousin James, a photographer. Bella explains that […]
100 Scope Notes
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