Ive read a lot of modern fairy tale retellings, this isnt strictly one of those. It is interesting it is geared toward mg more than ya, because i have seen it shelved in the teen section of my library. Write a book for your audience not for the potential movie deal. Elizabeth is obsessed with the brothers grimm, and when she lands a parttime job at the new york circulating material repository, a librarymuseum that maintains a collection of. Polly shulman has written about edible jellyfish, egyptian tombs, infinity, blind dates, books, brains, centenarians, circuses, and cinematic versions of jane austen novels. The grimm legacy by polly shulman is a totally delightful find, then, in terms of what it offers. The book, the grimm legacy by polly shulman is my new alltime favorite book. The grimm legacy isbn 9780142419045 pdf epub polly shulman. The grimm legacy isbn 9780142419045 pdf epub polly. The building where she works might not look very interesting but behind this ordinary manhattan facade lurks a very speci. The main character of the grimm legacy is elizabeth, whose perspective the book is told from. Im glad to see that the grimm fairy tales are once more becoming popular and not. Mar 29, 2012 listen to grimm legacy audiobook by polly shulman. I love fairy tales and was thrilled when i found a copy of the grimm legacy by polly shulman at the book fair at school.
In a secret room in the basement lies the grimm collection. High school student elizabeth has just started the strangest job ever, working as a page at the new york circulating material repository. The wells bequest is book 2 of the grimm legacy by polly shulman but the book can be read by itself. The grimm legacy, polly shulman revisited class bookworm. Publication date 2010 topics libraries, fairy tales, magic, folklore, adventure and adventurers, fiction publisher g. Grimm legacy series by polly shulman, puffin books. There is a special section in the basement known as the grimm collection, where magical objects gathered by the german brothers can be checked out. Lovers of fairytale twists and libraryrelated stories have we got a book for you. Jan 26, 2011 the grimm legacy, polly shulman revisited quick, quick summary. Elizabeth has just started working as a page at the new york circulating material repository a lending library of objects, contemporary and historical, common and obscure. Stream and download audiobooks to your computer, tablet or mobile phone. Shelf awareness the grimm legacy is terrific fun for tweens and teens, and not to be missed. Im no more than a third of the way through and doubt that i will ever return to try again. Fantasy meets mystery in the basement of the worlds weirdest library.
Elizabeth has a new job at an unusual library a lending libra. A skinful of shadows by frances hardinge download full. But no, i am barely half way through and i have started reading something else. Then elizabeths teacher recommends her for a job at the new york circulating material repository, and as elizabeth. The grimm legacy by polly shulman byu scholarsarchive. This acclaimed book by polly shulman is available at in several formats for your ereader.
This book is so gooooooood i got it and gave to my sister. And secret, too for in the repositorys basement lies the grimm collection, a room of. Read online the grimm legacy series by polly shulman in. The grimm legacy is the first book in a young adult fantasy series by polly shulman. Polly shulman takes a great premise and develops it to a faretheewell in this delightful new book aimed at tweens. And secret, too for in the repositorys basement lies the grimm collection, a room of magical items straight from the grimm brothers. This one was also about the repository, the lending library of objects, but this was about a section called the wells bequest which help more futuristic type items. Shulman has created a contemporary fantasy with a fascinating setting and premise, starring an. Is there a better antidote to a lonely teen existence than a dose of fairytale magic. A fizzy confectionthe story buzzes along at a delightful clip. It was a little adult in some parts so i wouldnt recommend it to a fourth grader.
Rather than books, it lends out anything from fondue fountains to marie antoinettes wig and, more importantly, items from the grimm collection. I am so sick of this tripe, as i read all i prayed for was that the author would just to keep to the story of the amazing library and how grim the grimm brothers were. Polly shulman has created a contemporary fantasy with a fascinating setting and premise, starring an ordinary girl whose afterschool job is far from ordinaryand leads to a world of excitement, romance and magical intrigue. A tangled mercy joy jordanlake pdf ebook epub kindle full read. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading the grimm legacy. Download read the grimm legacy 2010 by polly shulman. The grimm legacy series by polly shulman goodreads. Especially when the magical items were being stolen from the repository basement, i wanted to find out who was taking the items. And it is always disappointing to discover that the new, good book isnt all that good. I would recommend this story to teens because of the length of the book and the details that are relatable to older kids and teenagers. I was drawn to the cover because it looks magical and whimsical. See the complete the grimm legacy series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles. But the magic mirrors and sevenleague boots and other items are starting.
She edits news stories about fossils, meteors, the ocean, the weather, and the planets for sc. Download or read the grimm legacy 2010 in pdf, epub formats. Jul 17, 2010 the grimm legacy, polly shulman galley a chapter book that is in prepublication stages. The grimm legacy penguinputnam 2010 is the sort of clever charming book perfectly designed to curl up with at the end of a long frustrating day. A novel of odysseus david blixt pdf ebook epub kindle read full. This book was a great read and kept me plugged in until the last page. The grimm legacy by polly shulman 2011, paperback for.
Jul 21, 2010 elizabeth has a new job at an unusual librarya lending library of objects, not books. If its magic youre missing since you finished book seven, then the grimm legacy by polly shulman may be right up your alley. Shulman blends modern fantasy, humor, and adventure, with a touch of romance. Download read the grimm legacy 2010 by polly shulman in.
I was surprised to find this book shelved with middle grade series in the bookstore, as the grimm legacy gives no particular indication that its the first in a series. It lends out objects rather than books everything from tea sets and hockey sticks to marie antoinettes everyday wig. The grimm legacy 2010 read online free book by polly. The grimm legacy book by polly shulman thriftbooks. Reviews shulman makes us privy to the delectable details of grimm fairy tales while adding her own fresh twist. Elizabeth does not have your average afterschool job. The grimm legacy by polly shulman, penguin audio, on sale march 29, 2012. Jul 08, 2010 i love fairy tales and was thrilled when i found a copy of the grimm legacy by polly shulman at the book fair at school.
Other main characters, though, include the other pages, anjali, marc, and aaron. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read the grimm legacy. The grimm legacy, polly shulman 9780399250965 youtube. Penguin audio by polly shulman narrated by julia whelan length. A grown up trying to remember how it was to be a teenager with a crush and the super stupi. Elizabeth has just started working as a page at the new york circulating material repository a lending library of objects, contemporary and historical, common and. Danger, magic, and romance combine for a supersatisfying read. The grimm legacy by polly shulman by polly shulman by polly shulman by polly shulman by polly shulman read by julia whelan by polly shulman read by julia whelan. Elizabeth has a new job at an unusual library a lending library of objects, not books. When elizabeth gets an afterschool job at the new york circulating material repository, it isnt quite what she was expecting. Readers will be happy to know theres an exciting companion novel, the wells bequest, in which the new york circulating material repository also figures. However, i think that six graders such as myself would love this book. Buy the grimm legacy by polly shulman online at alibris.
The grimm legacy is a splendid fantasy, full of suspense, adventure, a goodvs. Kindle ebooks can be read on any device with the free kindle app. The grimm legacy by polly shulman overdrive rakuten. Polly shulman is a decent writer enthusiasm, her previous book, was a cute piece of austeninspired ya fluff, and the idea that not only do relics from fairy tales exist but also that they are kept in a special lending library sounded amazing. Elizabeth begins working at the newyork repository a library for stuff, and theres been some thievery in the magical section the grimm collection, where theres actual stuff from the actual fairy tales. Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders. And secret, too for in the repositorys basement lies the grimm collection, a room of magical items straight from the grimm brothers fairy tales. In fact, some of the magical items cause more problems than they solve. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. Borrow ebooks, audiobooks, and videos from thousands of public libraries worldwide. The book begins in present day new york city, with main character elizabeth rew. Elizabeth has yet to make friends at her tony manhattan private school, and she feels equally alone at home with her remote father and taskmaster stepmother. One response to the grimm legacy by polly shulman heather says. Elizabeth was a right pain, so pleased with herself for having nothing to be pleased about and what seemed to be interesting ideas just.
Buy a cheap copy of the grimm legacy book by polly shulman. This book is full of twists and turns that you dont see coming. Audible elizabeth has just started working as a page at the new york circulating material repository a lending library of objects, contemporary and historical, common and obscure. Polly shulman has written for the new york times, discover, newsday, salon, slate, scientific american, archaeology, and the village voice, among others. There is something rather grand about finding a new, good book to read. Ill tell you, when i opened the book i feel so in love, so fast and even before i knew it, the day was already gone before my eyes. The grimm legacy by polly shulman, read by julia whelan, published by random house audio 2012 length. Even though the grimm legacy is fantasy, it remains grounded in reality. The grimm legacyseries overdrive rakuten overdrive.
The book is filled with adventure and i kept wanting to read it to find out what was going to happen next. Then again, by the time i was done reading, i wanted it to be a series. The grimm legacy by polly shulman read on glose glose. It is not dependent on the first book but reading the first book introduces you more thoroughly to the depository where the wells bequest is kept. Childrens middle grade books childrens picture books. Buy the paperback book the grimm legacy by polly shulman at indigo.1465 102 1123 1207 1362 1098 664 1351 666 1405 295 530 507 144 581 1097 296 834 614 967 576 1019 1007 424 1433 1154 1356 1204 1043 897 571 1362 1392 984 1174 466