The Resource A tale dark & Grimm, Adam Gidwitz

A tale dark & Grimm, Adam Gidwitz

Label
A tale dark & Grimm
Title
A tale dark & Grimm
Statement of responsibility
Adam Gidwitz
Title variation
Tale dark and Grimm
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Follows Hansel and Gretel as they walk out of their own story and into eight more tales, encountering such wicked creatures as witches, along with kindly strangers and other helpful folk. Based in part on the Grimms' fairy tales Faithful Johannes, Hansel and Gretel, The seven ravens, Brother and sister, The robber bridegroom, and The devil and his three golden hairs
Member of
Summary
If you think of fairy tales as nice, pretty little stories to bore children to sleep with, A Tale Dark & Grimm will make you think again. Weaving the disturbing bits of several Brothers Grimm tales and plenty of his own mischief into a single story, author Adam Gidwitz tells his own version of the (often gruesome) adventures of Hansel and Gretel. -- Description by Ellen Foreman
Storyline
Tone
Award
  • Black-Eyed Susan Book Award (Maryland), Grades 6-9, 2013.
  • Charlotte Award (New York), Middle School, 2012.
  • Kentucky Bluegrass Award for Grades 6-8, 2012.
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2011
  • YALSA Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers, 2012
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 2010.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
378917
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gidwitz, Adam
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
690
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 3
  • 12
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1785-1863
  • 1786-1859
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Grimm, Jacob
  • Grimm, Wilhelm
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Grimm series (Adam Gidwitz)
Series volume
0001
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Characters and characteristics in literature
  • Brothers and sisters
  • Fairy tales
Target audience
juvenile
Label
A tale dark & Grimm, Adam Gidwitz
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
256 p.
Isbn
9780525423348
Lccn
2009053289
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o511550300
  • (OCoLC)511550300
Label
A tale dark & Grimm, Adam Gidwitz
Publication
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
256 p.
Isbn
9780525423348
Lccn
2009053289
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o511550300
  • (OCoLC)511550300

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