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How to Spot a Sasquatch

by J. Torres, illustrated by Aurélie Grand
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 7 to 10
  • Grade: 1 to 5
tagged: action & adventure, camping & outdoor activities, fairy tales, folklore, legends & mythology, humorous

An action-packed graphic novel that shows no friendship is impossible

On a camping trip with the Junior Rangers, Jay feels like the odd one out. He’s determined to get a photo of Bigfoot—but none of his friends believe Bigfoot exists. But if there’s no such thing as Bigfoot, why is there a giant footprint? And who is stealing all the snacks? …

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Hoppy Go Lucky: A Graphix Chapters Book (Bunbun & Bonbon #2)

illustrated by Jess Keating
edition: eBook
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: fairy tales, folklore, legends & mythology, humorous, animals

Best friends Bunbun and Bonbon go hunting for some luck in this adorable series from Graphix Chapters.

 

A bad-luck day turns into an epic quest in the second book in this graphic novel series starring a chipper young bunny and a fancy talking candy. Will the plucky pair replenish their luck? Or will they stumble upon something even more magical?

 

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Oh My Gods!

by Stephanie Cooke & Insha Fitzpatrick, illustrated by Juliana Moon
edition: Paperback
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: fairy tales, folklore, legends & mythology

Oh My Gods!, the first in a new middle grade graphic novel series, reads as if Raina Telgemeier and Rick Riordan teamed up to write a comic, and offers a fresh and funny spin on Greek mythology. When an average girl moves to Mt. Olympus, she discovers her new classmates are gods and mythological creatures are actually real—as if junior high isn't …

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Baba Yaga's Assistant

by Marika McCoola, illustrated by Emily Carroll
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 10 to 14
  • Grade: 5 to 9
tagged: adaptations, multigenerational, fairy tales, folklore, legends & mythology

Russian folklore icon Baba Yaga mentors a lonely teen in a wry graphic novel that balances gleefully between the modern and the timeless.

Most children think twice before braving a haunted wood filled with terrifying beasties to match wits with a witch, but not Masha. Her beloved grandma taught her many things: that stories are useful, that magic is …

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The Playgrounds of Babel

by Jonarno Lawson, illustrated by Piet Grobler
edition: eBook
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: k to 3
tagged: imagination & play, fairy tales, folklore, legends & mythology

From the international best-selling author of Sidewalk Flowers and a world-renowned illustrator, this picture book is about the power of song, inspired by the story of the Tower of Babel.

This unusual, thought-provoking story begins with an old woman telling a tale to a group of children in a playground. One of the boys can’t understand what she i …

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The Fox Wife

by Beatrice Deer, illustrated by DJ Herron
edition: Hardcover
also available: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: native american, native canadian, polar regions, fairy tales, folklore, legends & mythology

One cloudless night, a fox falls to earth and comes across a family of humans. As the seasons change and they move their camp, she follows them, growing ever more intrigued by human ways—and especially by the oldest son, Irniq.

When Irniq grows older and sets out hunting on his own, he is surprised to enter his tent one day and find the lamp lit, …

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