Twice Upon a Time: Beauty and the Beast

The name Beauty comes with a lot of expectations – you’re supposed to be graceful, elegant and courageous. But what if you’re none of those things? What if you’d rather just read books and collect things? Having a perfect older sister who fits your name much better doesn’t help. Being a prince comes with similar problems – everyone expects you to be strong, courteous and brave. But what if you’d rather play the bagpipes, or study the stars, than go out and save damsels in distress? This is a story of boy meets girl, but it is by no means the fairy tale you expect…

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    Wendy Mass won an ALA Family Book Award for A Mango-Shaped Space.

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