1. House of Secrets by Chris Columbus & Ned Vizzini – The first in a new fantasy series, this book revolves around three children whose once prosperous family lost everything and must now move into a very mysterious old house. Ideal for ages 8 and up.
2. Rump: The True Story of Rumplestiltskin by Liesl Shurtliff – Young Rump lives in a magical kingdom where he’s teased by the rest of the kids around him. His new found knack for spinning gold seems to promise things will turn around when the story takes off! Ages 8 and up.
3. On A Beam of Light: A Story of Albert Einstein by Jennifer Berne & Vladimir Radunsky – A story about one of Einstein’s childhood experiences that inspires him to become the genius that we all now know. Ages 6-9.
4. Grumbles from the Forest: Fairy Tale Voices with a Twist by Jane Yolen, Rebecca Kai Dotlich & Matt Mahurin – A series of paired poems explain and argue over what classic fairy tales are really about! Ages 7 and up.