Retold Fairy Tales: Snow White

 Mirror Mirror is released this Friday and features a new take on Snow White's tale. Snow White and the Huntsman starring Kristen Stewart is released this summer, and you can put a hold on the book adaptation now. The TV show Once Upon a Time also features the character of Snow White in a pivotal role.

Here are some young adult adaptations of this fairy tale:

Fairest by Gail Carson Levine

Fairest by Gail Carson Levine

Aza must reconcile her unconventional appearance with her beautiful voice. This voice attracts the attention of a prince and an evil queen.

Mira, Mirror by Mette Ivie Harrison

Mira, Mirror by Mette Ivie Harrison

The witch trapped in a magic mirror manipulates a peasant and a merchant's daughter in an attempt to gain her freedom.

 

Snow by Tracy Lynn

Snow by Tracy Lynn

A princess copes with her jealous and evil stepmother, but she flees to London when the situation becomes too dangerous.

Snow in Summer by Jane Yolen

Snow in Summer by Jane Yolen

Summer suspects that her stepmother, a snake handler, is up to no good in a Snow White tale set in 1940's West Virginia.

 

Young teens might also like the Sisters Grimm series by Michael Buckley which can be found in the Youth Services Department.

Older teens might enjoy Mirror Mirror by Gregory Maguire, a Snow White tale set in Renaissance Italy.

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