If the Shoe Fits, by Sarah Mlynowski

If the Shoe FitsWhatever After series

Summary:  Once upon a time my brother and I found a magic mirror. Tonight the mirror swept us into Cinderella’s fairytale.

Scholastic

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Dragon Castle, by Joseph Bruchac

Summary:  Young prince Rashko, aided by wise old Georgi, must channel the power of his ancestor, Pavol the great, and harness a magical dragon to face the evil Baron Temny after the foolish King and Queen go missing.

Dial Books

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Tuesdays at the Castle, by Jessica Day George

Summary:  Eleven-year-old Princess Celie lives with her parents, the king and queen, and her brothers and sister at Castle Glower, which adds rooms or stairways or secret passageways most every Tuesday, and when the king and queen are ambushed while travelling, it is up to Celie–the castle’s favorite–with her secret knowledge of its never-ending twists and turns, to protect their home and save their kingdom.

Bloomsbury

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Ivy and the Meanstalk by Dawn Lairamore

Summary: Fourteen-year-old Princess Ivy wants nothing more than to have a little fun in the company of her dragon friend, Elridge, but unless she can recover the magical harp snatched by a thieving youth named Jack long ago, her entire kingdom will suffer an unspeakable fate.

Holiday House

The Princess Curse, by Merrie Haskell

Summary:  Thirteen-year-old Reveka, an herbalist’s apprentice in the Middle Ages, attempts to break the mysterious curse on the princesses of Sylvania and instead discovers a door to the Underworld. Based on The Twelve Dancing Princesses.

Harper Collins

The Flint Heart, by Katherine and John Paterson

Summary:  A magical amulet brings power and despair to those who touch it.

Candlewick Press

Wide-Awake Princess, by E.D. Baker

Summary:  Annie, younger sister of the princess who would be known as Sleeping Beauty, is immune to magic and stays awake when the rest of the castle falls into an enchanted sleep, then sets out to find a way to break the spell. 272 pgs. Bloomsbury

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The Thirteenth Princess, by Diane Zahler

Summary:  Zita, cast aside by her father and raised as a kitchen maid, learns when she is nearly twelve that she is a princess and that her twelve sisters love her, and so when she discovers they are victims of an evil enchantment, she desperately tries to save them. Inspired by the Grimm fairy tale, “The twelve dancing princesses.” 243 pgs. Harper

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Thumbelina: Tiny Runaway Bride by Barbara Ensor

Summary: In this expanded version of the Andersen fairy tale, a tiny girl no bigger than a thumb becomes separated from her overprotective mother, has adventures with various animals, and records her feelings in a diary as she gains self-reliance and searches for someone to love. 149 p., Schwartz & Wade Books.

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