Title: Snow White: 4 Beloved Tales

Citation: Gunderson, J. (2015). Snow White: 4 Beloved Tales. New York. Picture Window Books.

Annotation: In this snow white story a mother asked her servant who the most beautiful was and the servant said that it was the mothers daughter. The mother then took her daughter into the woods and left her there hoping that wild animals would eat her. Some hunter found her and took her in. The mother then found out where the girl lived and gave the girl a hair pin that killed her. The girl was then turned into a bird and the girls mother found out and snapped the girls head. The blood on the flowers then brought the girl back to life in human form. The girl then put her mother in jail and married a Sultan.

Genre: Fiction

Grade Level: 4th-6th grade

Readers who would like this book. Readers would enjoy this book if they enjoy reading twisted fairy tales.

Rating and Response: I would give this book a 5. I did not enjoy this story and felt it was really dark.

Text Dependent Question: How is this story similar to the original Snow White?