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    Beast

    Napoli, Donna Jo, 1948-

    Elaborates on the tale of "Beauty and the Beast," told from the point of view of the beast and set in Persia.

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    Beast

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    Beast

    Napoli, Donna Jo, 1948-

    Elaborates on the tale of "Beauty and the Beast," told from the point of view of the beast and set in Persia.

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    Napoli, Donna Jo, 1948-

    In a novel based on Chinese Cinderella tales, fourteen-year-old stepchild Xing-Xing endures a life of neglect and servitude, as her stepmother cruelly mutilates her own child's feet so that she alone might marry well.

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    Breath

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    Breath

    Napoli, Donna Jo, 1948-

    Elaborates on the tale of "The Pied Piper," told from the point of view of a boy who is too ill to keep up when a piper spirits away the healthy children of a plague-ridden town after being cheated out of full payment for ridding Hameln of rats.

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    Crazy Jack

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    Crazy Jack

    Napoli, Donna Jo, 1948-

    In this version of the traditional tale of the young boy who climbs a beanstalk, Jack searches for his father, falls in love with Flora, and learns the value of real treasure.

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    Dark shimmer

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    Dark shimmer

    Napoli, Donna Jo, 1948-

    A retelling of Snow White from the evil step mother's point of view as fifteen-year-old Dolce grows up on islands in a Venetian lagoon where she learns how to make mirrors, but when her mother dies she is taken in by a widower and his daughter while she secretly continues making mirrors and slowly goes mad from mercury poisoning.

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    Daughter of Venice

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    Daughter of Venice

    Napoli, Donna Jo, 1948-

    Frustrated with the restrictions her gender imposes on her life, fourteen-year-old Donata, disguised as a boy, sneaks out of her noble family's house to roam the streets of late sixteenth-century Venice and then must confront the repercussions of her actions.

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    The great god Pan

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    The great god Pan

    Napoli, Donna Jo, 1948-

    A retelling of the Greek myths about Pan, both goat and god, whose reed flute frolicking leads him to a meeting with Iphigenia, a human raised as the daughter of King Agamemnon and Queen Clytemnestra.

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    Hush

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    Hush : an Irish princess' tale

    Napoli, Donna Jo, 1948-

    Fifteen-year-old Melkorka, an Irish princess, is kidnapped by Russian slave traders and not only learns how to survive but to challenge some of the brutality of her captors, who are fascinated by her apparent muteness and the possibility that she is enchanted.

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    The magic circle

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    The magic circle

    Napoli, Donna Jo, 1948-

    After learning sorcery to become a healer, a good-hearted woman is turned into a witch by evil spirits and she fights their power until her encounter with Hansel and Gretel years later.

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    Sirena

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    Sirena

    Napoli, Donna Jo, 1948-

    The gods grant immortality to the mermaid Sirena when she rescues a human man from the sea and they fall in love, but his mortality creates great conflict between love and honor when he is called to defend Greece in the Trojan War.

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    Spinners

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    Spinners

    Napoli, Donna Jo, 1948-

    Elaborates on the events recounted in the fairy tale, "Rumpelstiltskin," in which a strange little man helps a miller's daughter spin straw into gold for the king on the condition that she will give him her first-born child.

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    Storm

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    Storm

    Napoli, Donna Jo, 1948-

    Having lost her family in a massive flood, sixteen-year-old Sebah finds her way onto a gigantic ark, where she must conceal herself from Noah and his family until it is safe for her and another stowaway to slip away.

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    Zel

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    Zel

    Napoli, Donna Jo, 1948-

    Based on the fairy tale Rapunzel, the story is told in alternating chapters from the point of view of Zel, her mother, and the nobleman who pursues her, and delves into the psychological motivations of each of the characters.

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    Treasury of Greek mythology

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    Treasury of Greek mythology : classic stories of gods, goddesses, heroes & monsters

    Napoli, Donna Jo, 1948-

    Presents illustrated retellings of classic Greek myths, sharing the stories of Zeus, Aphrodite, Apollo, Athena, Helen of Troy, Perseus, and Medusa, with sidebars for each god, goddess, hero, and monster that link the tales to constellations, history, geography, and culture, and including profiles, a family tree, and other resources.

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    Treasury of Egyptian mythology

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    Treasury of Egyptian mythology : classic stories of gods, goddesses, monsters & mortals

    Napoli, Donna Jo, 1948-

    Presents illustrated retellings of Egyptian myths, sharing the stories of Ra, Isis, Osiris, Anubis, and Bastet with sidebars for each god, goddess, monster and mortal that link the tales to history, geography, and culture, and includes a timeline, and other resources.

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    Fish Girl

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    Fish Girl

    Napoli, Donna Jo, 1948-

    "Fish Girl, a young mermaid living in a boardwalk aquarium, has never interacted with anyone beyond the walls of her tank until a chance encounter with an ordinary girl, Livia. Their growing friendship inspires Fish Girl's longing for freedom, independence, and a life beyond the aquarium tank"--Provided by publisher.

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    Mama Miti

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    Mama Miti : Wangari Maathai and the trees of Kenya

    Napoli, Donna Jo, 1948-

    Wangari Maathai, known as Mama Miti, mother of trees, shares her wisdom with other women by advising them to plant trees native to Kenya to solve their many problems.

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    The king of Mulberry Street

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    The king of Mulberry Street

    Napoli, Donna Jo, 1948-

    Dom, a nine-year old stowaway from Naples, Italy, arrives in New York and must learn to survive the perils of street life in the big city.

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    The prince of the pond

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    The prince of the pond : otherwise known as De Fawg Pin

    Napoli, Donna Jo, 1948-

    Having been turned into a frog by a hag, a frog-prince makes the best of his new life as he mates, raises a family, and instills a new kind of thinking into his frog family.

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    Stones in water

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    Stones in water

    Napoli, Donna Jo, 1948-

    After being taken by German soldiers from a local movie theater along with other Italian boys including his Jewish friend, Roberto is forced to work in Germany, escapes into the Ukrainian winter, before desperately trying to make his way back home to Venice.

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    Ugly

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    Ugly

    Napoli, Donna Jo, 1948-

    When all the other birds of Dove Lake turn against him, Ugly's mother has no choice but to protect her family and leave her darling chick behind.

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