Stories To Solve: Folktales From Around The World

Brief folktales in which there is a mystery or problem that the reader is invited to solve before the resolution is presented. How can a thirsty crow drink from an almost-empty pitcher? How does arresting a stone help a judge find a boy’s stolen money? This artfully illustrated book presents fourteen intriguing mysteries from world folklore. Each brain-teasing tale is followed by a simple explanation of the solution, while notes at the back of the book describe the origins of these classic mysteries.

Dear Cinderella

Cinderella and Snow White share their fairy-tale lives through magical and funny letters!Cinderella and Snow White share their fairy-tale lives through a magical and funny series of letters. With wicked stepmothers, poisoned apples, handsome princes, and sparkly glass slippers, DEAR CINDERELLA will show princesses of all ages what happens to these beloved fairy-tale characters.After their adventures both Cinderella and Snow White escape their wicked stepmothers and marry their princes.

My Name Is Sangoel

As a refugee from Sudan to the United States, Sangoel is frustrated that no one can pronounce his name correctly until he finds a clever way to solve the problem.

Read more about My Name Is Sangoel in WOW Review.

This book has been included in WOW’s Language and Learning: Children’s and Young Adult Fiction Booklist. For our current list, visit our Booklist page under Resources in the green navigation bar.