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JUVENILE PICTURE BOOKS

JPB Daly

Daly, Niki. Once upon a time. Sarie struggles when she reads aloud in class in her South African school, but then she and her friend Auntie Anna find a book about Cinderella in Auntie Anna's old car and begin to read together. c2003.

 

JPB DePaola

De Paola, Tomie. Adelita: a Mexican Cinderella story. After the death of her mother and father, Adelita is badly mistreated by her stepmother and stepsisters until she finds her own true love at a grand fiesta. c2002.

 

JPB Hughes

Hughes, Shirley. Ella's big chance: a Jazz-Age Cinderella. In this version of the Cinderella tale set in the 1920s, Ella has two men courting her--the handsome Duke of Arc and Buttons the delivery boy. c2004.

 

JPB Louie

Louie, Ai-Ling. Yeh-Shen: a Cinderella story from China. This version of the Cinderella story, in which a young girl overcomes the wickedness of her stepsister and stepmother to become the bride of a prince, is based on ancient Chinese manuscripts written 1000 years before the earliest European c1982.

 

JPB Mitchell

Mitchell, Marianne. Joe Cinders. With a "Hot diggety-dog!" and a wave of his white sombrero, cowboy Joe Cinders gets the girl in this Southwestern retelling of the Cinderella story. c2002.

 

 


JUVENILE & YOUNG PEOPLE NONFICTION

 

J 398 P45c c.2

Perrault, Charles. Cinderella; or, The little glass slipper. In her haste to flee the palace before the fairy godmother's magic loses effect, Cinderella leaves behind a glass slipper. [1954

 

J 398.2 B872te

Brooke, William J. A telling of the tales: five stories. A retelling of five classic folk/fairy tales, including Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, Paul Bunyan, John Henry, and Jack and the Beanstalk, from a contemporary perspective. c1990.

 

J 398.2 B888an

Brucker, Meredith Babeaux. Anklet for a princess: a Cinderella story from India. Cinduri, hungry and ragged, is befriended by Godfather Snake, who feeds her delicacies and dresses her in gold cloth and anklets with bells and diamonds, to meet the prince. c2002.

 

J 398.2 C657do

Coburn, Jewell Reinhart. Domitila: a Cinderella tale from the Mexican tradition. By following her mother's admonition to perform every task with care and love, a poor young Mexican girl wins the devotion of the governor's son. c2000.

 

J 398.2 D336ci

Delamare, David.. Cinderella. In her haste to flee the palace before her FairyMother's magic loses effect, Cinderella leaves behind a glass slipper. This version of the traditional fairy tale is set in a city of canals and gondolas. c1993.

 

J 398.2 L917ci

Lowell, Susan. Cindy Ellen: a wild western Cinderella. Cindy Ellen loses one of her diamond spurs at the square dance in this wild western retelling of the classic Cinderella story. c2000.

 

J 398.2 M127ci

McClintock, Barbara. Cinderella. Although mistreated by her stepmother and stepsisters, Cinderella meets her prince with the help of her fairy godmother.

c2005.

 

J 398.2 S197ce

San Souci, Robert D. Cendrillon: a Caribbean Cinderella. A Creole variant of the familiar Cinderella tale set in the Caribbean and narrated by the godmother who helps Cendrillon find true love. c1998.

 

J 398.2 S216ci

Sanderson, Ruth. Cinderella. Although she is mistreated by her stepmother and stepsisters, a kind-hearted young woman manages to attend the palace ball with the help of her fairy godmother. c2002.

 

J 398.2 S587ra

Silverman, Erica. Raisel's riddle. A Jewish version of the Cinderella story, in which a poor but educated young women captivates her "Prince Charming" a rabbi's son, at a Purim ball. c1999.

 

J 398.2 S572gi

Sierra, Judy. The gift of the crocodile a Cinderella story. 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. c2000.

 

J 398.21 C738as

Compton, Joanne. Ashpet: an Appalachian tale. In this Appalachian variant of the Cinderella tale, old Granny helps Ashpet attend the church picnic where she charms Doc Ellison's son but loses one of her fancy red shoes. c1994.

 

J 398.209417 D153fa

Daly, Jude. Fair, Brown & Trembling: an Irish Cinderella story. This version of the Cinderella story, in which a young girl overcomes the wickedness of her older sisters to become the bride of a prince, is based on a Irish folktale. c2000.

 

J 398.2109 P454c

Perrault, Charles. Cinderella. In her haste to flee the palace before the fairy godmother's magic loses effect, Cinderella leaves behind a glass slipper. c1980.

 

J 398.22 C658jo

Coburn, Jewell Reinhart. Jouanah, a Hmong Cinderella. Despite a cruel stepmother's schemes, Jouanah, a young Hmong girl, finds true love and happiness with the aid of her dead mother's spirit and a pair of special sandals.c1996.

 

J 745.5 R824cr

Ross, Kathy Crafts from your favorite fairy tales. Provides directions for making puppets, mobiles, puzzles, and more, featuring characters from twenty different fairy tales. c1997.

 

YP 92 M214

Mah, Adeline Yen. Chinese Cinderella: the true story of an unwanted daughter.c1999.

 

 


JUVENILE & YOUNG PEOPLE FICTION

  

YP H126ju

Haddix, Margaret Peterson. Just Ella. 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. c1999.

 

J L665el

Levine, Gail Carson. Ella enchanted. 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. c1997.

 

 


PROFESSIONAL RESOURCES

 

P.R. 398.21 S572or

Sierra, Judy. Cinderella. Presents versions of the Cinderella story which represent many cultures, geographical areas, and styles. Includes information about the tales, related activities, and resources. c1992.

 

 


MEDIA

 

VCR C574i

Cinderella.. [videorecording] (84 min.) Playhouse Video, 1987.

 

VCR C574in

Cinderella. [videorecording] (53 min.) Playhouse Video, 1987.

 

 

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