Thursday, December 18, 2014

Display: Cinderella

By Maribeth Boelts
With the help of her fairy dogmother, Dogerella attends Princess Bea's ball where she competes with other dogs to become the princess's royal pet.

Glass Slipper, Gold Sandal
By Paul Fleischman
The author draws from a variety of folk traditions to put together this version of Cinderella, including elements from Mexico, Iran, Korea, Russia, Appalachia, and more.

Just Ella
By Margaret Peterson Haddix
In this continuation of the Cinderella story, fifteen-year-old Ella finds that accepting Prince Charming's proposal ensnares her in a suffocating tangle of palace rules and royal etiquette, so she plots to escape.

Cinder Edna
By Ellen Jackson
Cinderella and Cinder Edna, who live with cruel stepmothers and stepsisters, have different approaches to life; and, although each ends up with the prince of her dreams, one is a great deal happier than the other.

The Way Meat Loves Salt
By Nina Jaffe In this Eastern European Jewish variant of the Cinderella story, the youngest daughter of a rabbi is sent away from home in disgrace, but thanks to the help of the prophet Elijah, marries the son of a renowned scholar and is reunited with her family. Includes words and music to a traditional Yiddish wedding song.

By Dan Jolley
The story of Cinderella set in Korea and presented in graphic novel format.

Ella Enchanted
By Gail Carson Levine
In this novel based on the story of Cinderella, Ella struggles against the childhood curse that forces her to obey any order given to her.

By Laura Numeroff
Ponyella's dream of showing Princess Penelope her tricks at the pony championship comes true with the help of her fairy godmare.

The Gift of the Crocodile
By Judy Sierra
In this Indonesian version of the Cinderella story, a girl named Damura escapes her cruel stepmother and stepsister and marries a handsome prince with the help of Grandmother Crocodile.

Little Gold Star
By Robert D. San Souci
A Spanish American retelling of the familiar story of a kind girl who is mistreated by her jealous stepmother and stepsisters. In this version, the Virgin Mary replaces the traditional fairy godmother. 9780688147808

By Karen M. Stegman-Bourgeois
This version of the Cinderella story features a troll living under a bridge who finds an invitation to a ball, where she dances with Prince Charming.

Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters
By John Steptoe
Mufaro's two beautiful daughters, one bad-tempered, one kind and sweet, go before the king, who is choosing a wife.

Cinderella CTR
By Rick Walton
Poor Cinderella! Sent to a place where no one even knows what "CTR" means, and forced to do awful chores! Her horrible cousins may try to stop her, but Cinderella has her eye on the ball-- the Royal Ball. With hard work and a few tricks she learned in Young Women's class, she just might make... but will the prince choose the right?

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