Monday, December 29, 2014

Display: Genie

Wishful Thinking
By Amanda Ashby
Sophie can't wait to start middle school. She has a brand-new pair of jeans that make her look impossibly tall and will hopefully cause her dreamy crush to fall in love with her. But when an odd, floating Zac Efron look-alike appears and offers her a ring, Sophie takes it and becomes a djinn. Can she manage to learn to control her new powers?

Be a Genie in Six Easy Steps
By Linda Chapman
Four new stepsiblings move from London to an out-of-the-way English village, where they discover a book--inhabited by a grouchy bookworm--that promises to make the reader a wish-granting genie.

Fisherman and the Genie
By Eric Fein
The story of an evil Persian king, who marries a new wife each day and then kills her the next morning. To stop this murderous ruler, a brave woman named Scheherazade risks her own life and marries the king herself ... but not without a plan. On their wedding night, she will entertain him with the tale of the Fisherman and the Genie a legend so great, he'll never want it to end.

Tashi and the Genie
By Anna Fienberg
Tashi is granted three wishes after encountering a sly genie hiding in an old bowl, but then finds himself facing the evil warlord again in a daring attempt to rescue a group of kidnapped children.

Emma and the Blue Genie
By Cornelia Funke
Eight--year-old Emma and her little dog Tristan take a magic carpet ride to the distant land of Barakash to help a genie recover his stolen magical nose ring.

Christmas Genie
By Dan Gutman
When a meteorite crashes into a fifth-grade classroom at Lincoln School in Oak Park, Illinois, the genie inside agrees to grant the class a Christmas wish--if they can agree on one within an hour.

Treehorn's Wish
By Florence Parry
Heide On his birthday Treehorn finds a genie in a bottle and is granted the standard number of wishes.

The Genie
By Mary Hooper
Fudge finds a genie in the box she bought at a yard sale and plans to use it for a few odd jobs and a birthday present for her father, but her sister and the genie's misinterpretations make it more difficult than she had imagined.

Genie Scheme
By Kimberly Jones
When twelve-year-old Janna, who lives in a small house with her single mother, helps a homeless woman who turns out to be a genie, she discovers how interconnected the world really is.

Teeny Genie
By Judy Katschke
When kids need a wish, Teeny Genie is on the job!

Akhenaten Adventure
By Philip Kerr
When twelve-year-old twins Philippa and John discover that they are descended from a long line of djinn, their mother sends them away to their Uncle Nimrod, who takes them to Cairo where he starts to teach them about their extraordinary powers.

Amulet of Samarkand
By Jonathan Stroud Nathaniel, a magician's apprentice, summons up the djinni Bartimaeus and instructs him to steal the Amulet of Samarkand from the powerful magician Simon Lovelace.

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