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Robin Hood by Carol Heyer
Life's Little Fable
Patricia Cornwell - 1999
In a compelling fable, she explores the temptations and pitfalls that accompany freedom and choice in all our lives.Jarrod lives far away in a land where children climb trees and soar without fear of falling, and sunlight keeps out dark shadows.As happy as Jarrod is living with his mother and his sister, he is also curious and daring. He wonders about the mysterious pond, the one place his mother wants him to stay away from. How deep is it? Why can't he go into the water? Why is his mother so afraid for him?
Children's Book: How to Be a Superhero (A Fun Illustrated Children's Picture Book; Perfect Bedtime Story)
Rachel Yu - 2011
It’s the perfect bedtime story for the entire family to enjoy. Teen author, Rachel Yu, is residing happily ever after, in her own Castle of Brilliance. Another quality children picture book from the father and daughter team of Michael and Rachel Yu.
The Little Mermaid Step into Reading (Disney Princess)
Ruth Homberg - 2013
Disney's The Little Mermaid comes to Diamond Edition DVD and Blu-ray in October 2013! Ariel is one of the most beloved Disney princesses of all time, and now girls ages 4–6 can relive the magic of the film with this Step 2 book.
The Four Kingdoms Box Set 1: Three Fairytale Retellings
Melanie Cellier - 2017
One dark and stormy night, lost and alone, Alyssa finds herself knocking on the door of a castle. After a lifetime spent in the deep forest, she has no idea what to expect on the other side. What she finds is two unruly young princesses and one very handsome prince. When Alyssa accepts the job of Princess Companion she knows her life will change. What she doesn't know is that the royal family is about to be swept up in unexpected danger and intrigue, and that she just might be the only thing standing between her kingdom and destruction. This retelling of the classic fairy tale, The Princess and the Pea, reimagines the risks and rewards that come when one royal family goes searching for a true princess. Book 2 - The Princess Fugitive: A Reimagining of Little Red Riding Hood Princess Ava used to be a weapon—sharp, strong and beautiful. But when she fails at her most important task, she's forced to flee from her own family. Only her personal bodyguard, Hans, remains loyal. Hans claims to know the real Ava but she finds that hard to believe—after all, she's been the villain so long that she can't remember anything else. Deep in exile, Ava learns her kingdom needs a hero and she might be the only one who can save it. The catch? She'll have to ally herself with the very people she blames for her downfall. But in a game of life and death where the stakes are an entire kingdom, winning over her enemies will only be the beginning. Can one fugitive save her people, her kingdom and, hardest of all, herself? In this reimagining of the classic fairy tale, Little Red Riding Hood, the girl in the red hood has been swallowed up by the wolf and must decide if she's willing to fight for her freedom, no matter the cost. Novella 2.5 - Happily Ever Afters: A Reimagining of Snow White and Rose Red Sometimes a fairy tale ending is only the beginning… Sarah and Evelyn have already risked everything to help Ava win a crown. But they soon learn that a coronation is a beginning, not an ending. Not everyone in Rangmere is happy to see the young queen on the throne, and intrigue and danger lurk all around. The cousins find themselves fighting not only for their new kingdom but also for their own survival in the royal court. When a new threat emerges, the two girls must defeat it to both save the crown and secure their own Happily Ever Afters. Happily Ever Afters is a novella of approximately 35,000 words. If you enjoy clean romance, adventure, and intrigue, then try The Four Kingdoms series now! Each of these young adult fairy tale retellings can be read as a standalone story. However, for greatest enjoyment, they should be read in order. The Four Kingdoms reading order: The Princess Companion: A Retelling of The Princess and the Pea (Book One) The Princess Fugitive: A Reimagining of Little Red Riding Hood (Book Two) Happily Every Afters: A Reimagining of Snow White and Rose Red (Novella) The Princess Pact: A Twist on Rumpelstiltskin (Book Three)
Marlene Mitchell - 2010
When the workers went on strike and the mine closed the town disappeared leaving behind the families whose lives depended on the mine for their meager living. They were the poorest of the poor. Rachael Riley was one of six children born to Ida Mae and Roy Riley living in a tumbled-down shack on the edge of Bent Creek. Roy was a coal miner all his life. When the mine closed his life came to a halt. Rachael didn't know how or when she was going to leave Bent Creek, but she knew in her heart that someday she would escape her life of poverty. Forced to work for an unsavory character named Nevers Bains changes Rachael's life forever. A twist of fate lands her in the midst of a scheme that will help her make enough money to leave Bent Creek and start a new life. Will be brave enough to step up to the challenge? Filled with page after page of the daily struggles of the Riley family where the moonshine jug is a household staple and two meals a day is a luxury, Bent Creek is a rousing and fast paced read.
Spirits of Nature (Step into Reading) (Disney Frozen 2)
Natasha Bouchard - 2019
Kristen Bell, Josh Gad, Idina Menzel, and Jonathan Groff are reprising their roles in an all-new story. Girls and boys ages 4 to 6 will love this Step 2 Step into Reading leveled reader based on Disney Frozen 2--with more than 30 stickers! Step 2 readers use basic vocabulary and short sentences to tell simple stories. For children who recognize familiar words and can sound out new words with help.
Staying Alive in Year Five
John Marsden - 1996
Scott and his friends are simply staying alive in year 5 until their surprising new teacher, Mr Murlin, comes along.Boring textbooks go into the bin, eating chocolate in class becomes compulsory and suddenly it's OK to be weird.But Mr Murlin is not popular with everyone...