Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Rapunzel's Revenge by Shannon and Dean Hale

(image via goodreads.com)

Hale, Shannon and Dean Hale (writ.), Nathan Hale (ill.). Rapunzel’s Revenge. New York: Bloomsbury U.S.A., 2008. Print.

  •          ALA Notable Children's Book (ALA)
  •          Amelia Bloomer Project Selection (ALA)
  •          Al Roker Today Show Book Club Pick
  •          Cybils Award (Graphic Novels)
  •          Great Graphic Novels for Teens (YALSA)
  •          IndieBound Next Pick
  •          Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults (YALSA)
  •          Texas Maverick Graphic Novel List
  •          Utah Book Award
  •          Young Hoosier Book Award Nominee

The classic fairytale Rapunzel is rewritten as a spunky, empowered teen looking to free her real mother and fight against the evil, magic Mother Gothel in this fun graphic novel.

You might think you know Rapunzel’s story – long hair, locked in a tower, saved by a prince. But what happens if Rapunzel decides she can do it on her own? This Rapunzel doesn’t sit around and wait for anyone – she’s going to save herself. This graphic novel mixes magic, adventure, heroism, action, and classic fairytales in a fun, page-turning read.

See if you can spot all the fairytale references hidden in the story! Once Rapunzel breaks herself free, how will she find her real mother and defeat the evil Mother Gothel. You’ll want to find out the true meaning of Rapunzel’s Revenge

(video by Alex Smith at youtube.com)

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