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Grounded: The Adventures of Rapunzel Audiobook

Grounded: The Adventures of Rapunzel: Tyme, Book 1

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The fairy-tale charm and emotional depth of Ella Enchanted meets the fully developed fantasy world of Harry Potter in this wonderful older middle-grade retelling of Rapunzel.

In all of Tyme, from the Redlands to the Grey, no one is as lucky as Rapunzel. She lives in a magic tower that obeys her every wish; she reads wonderful books starring herself as the heroine; her hair is the longest, most glorious thing in the world. And she knows this because Witch tells her so - her beloved Witch, who protects her from evil princes, the dangerous ground under the tower, even unhappy thoughts. Rapunzel can't imagine any other life.

Then a thief named Jack climbs into her room to steal one of her enchanted roses. He's the first person Rapunzel's ever met who isn't completely charmed by her (well, the first person she's met at all, really), and he is infuriating - especially when he hints that Witch isn't telling her the whole truth. Driven by anger at Jack and her own nameless fears, Rapunzel descends to the ground for the first time and finds a world filled with more peril than Witch promised...and more beauty, wonder, and adventure than she could have dreamed.

©2015 Megan Morrison (P)2016 Scholastic Inc.

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    Impressive. It can be difficult to write a story using works that are previously known to readers. One must make it new enough to warrant a reader to choose it, yet familiar enough that the reader doesn't get frustrated by inconsistencies. Morrison achieved this in Grounded. I was pleased at the twists and turns, enough so that I didn't have the story figured out in the first few chapters (which happens a lot). I was also impressed by the way the familiar was woven into the plot. Overall, I really enjoyed listening to the tale and I'm looking forward to starting the next in the series.

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