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Tween Fantasy: Tween Folklore Fantasy
Remember all those talking animals and disguised witches from when you were young? Try out some of these folklore-based fantasies.
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Title: The Fairy-Tale Detectives
Author: Buckley, Michael
ISBN: 0810959259
Notes: The sisters Grimm are tracking down fairy tale baddies in this thrilling series of ‘tween books.

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Title: A Wolf at the Door
Author: Datlow, Ellen and Terri Windling
ISBN: 0689821395
Notes: Neil Gaiman, Garth Nix, and Jane Yolen are just some of the authors who have added to this spooky and macabre collection of retold fairytales.

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Title: Fairest
Author: Levine, Gail Carson
ISBN: 9780060734084
Notes: This fast-paced and exciting story includes a magic mirror, a treacherous queen, and a girl white as snow… who’s also part gnome!

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Title: Leaping Beauty : and Other Animal Fairy Tales
Author: Maguire, Gregory
ISBN: 0060564180
Notes: Tweens will love these goofy takes on classic fairy tales told from an animal perspective!

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Title: The Hound of Rowan
Author: Neff, Henry H.
ISBN: 9780375838958
Notes: Twelve Year old Max McDaniels is special, so special in fact that an ancient evil wants him dead and Rowan Academy, the magical school that he was selected to attend, destroyed forever!

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Title: The Rumpelstiltskin Problem
Author: Vande Velde, Vivian
ISBN: 0618055231
Notes: Travel through different worlds and different times to see six different versions of the Rumpelstiltskin story.

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Title: 100 Cupboards
Author: Wilson, N.D.
ISBN: 9780375838811
Notes: One Hundred different worlds lie behind the wall in Henry York’s attic room, including the world of an old and dangerous witch that knows Henry’s family well.