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Would you send a villain to do a hero's job?

Flunked is an exciting new twisted fairy tale from the award-winning author of the Secrets of My Hollywood Life series. "Charming fairy-tale fun." -Sarah Mlynowski, author of the New York Times bestselling Whatever After series.

Gilly wouldn't call herself wicked, exactly...but when you have five little brothers and sisters and live in a run-down boot, you have to get creative to make ends meet. Gilly's a pretty good thief (if she does say so herself).

Until she gets caught.

Gilly's sentenced to three months at Fairy Tale Reform School where all of the teachers are former (super-scary) villains like the Big Bad Wolf, the Evil Queen, and Cinderella's Wicked Stepmother. Harsh. But when she meets fellow students Jax and Kayla, she learns there's more to this school than its heroic mission. There's a battle brewing and Gilly has to wonder: can a villain really change?

"Fairy Tale Reform School is spellbinding and wickedly clever. Gilly is smart, spunky, and a hilarious narrator, and I cannot wait to read about her next adventure!" -Leslie Margolis, author of the Annabelle Unleashed novels and the Maggie Brooklyn mysteries

"Fairy Tale Reform School is a fresh and funny take on the enchanted world. (And who hasn't always wanted to know what happened to Cinderella's stepmother?)" -Julia DeVillers, author of the Trading Faces identical twin series and Emma Emmets, Playground Matchmaker

Publisher: Sourcebooks Jabberwocky,, 2015
ISBN: 9781492601586
Call Number: EBOOK AXIS 360
Characteristics: text file,rda
1 online resource
Additional Contributors: Baker & Taylor Axis 360


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Oct 07, 2017

I loved this book, in this book you will find magic and adventure. I wish there was a Fairy Tale Reform School In my city! It will so be in your fav section!!

Sep 22, 2017

I can't believe how much I loved this book. You won't be able to put it down (if your anything like me) all fantasy readers beware this will most likely become your favourite book.

Jul 18, 2017

Flunked, written by Jen Calonita, follows the journey of Gilly, a twelve year old girl with a quite mischievous personality, but every thief has a story and Gilly is no exception. Living in a kingdom where fairy tale stories are the past, present and future, Gilly is a character found in a poor situation, where she struggles to support her family. Especially when she gets caught stealing! Gilly is sent to Fairy Tale Reform School, which is run ironically by reformed villains, including the Evil Stepmother, the Big Bad Wolf and many more. However, with certain evil activities occurring around the school, Gilly is doubting whether or not these past villains have actually let go of their evil pasts. Follow Gilly’s journey through twisting turns as she questions who she can really trust in a school filled with mischievous students and potential villainous teachers. Overall, this novel is more targeted towards anyone 10 years old and older. I would give this novel a 4/5 stars. The second novel following Flunked, is Charmed.
- @Because_Logic of the Teen Review Board of the Hamilton Public Library

Jun 12, 2017

I think Flunked is a book for our minds to explore. But I also think that it has a lesson inside it. A lesson about not to steal.

Nov 26, 2016

Very charming, wonderful book and it tells you the other side of people's lives. Enjoyed.

LoganLib_Tahnee Jun 19, 2016

Before Disney's Decenndant, Flunked is the reform school must read about the daughter of a showmaker stealing to help feed her family. When she gets caught, she has a choice, go to the reform school or go to jail. Which will she choose? Will she learn to love her choice?

A great read for ages 6 and up, even for teens and adults.

Feb 28, 2016

Really great book for fairy tale lovers who want something more advanced. I would recomend it a lot

Jan 22, 2016

Awesome book!

Jan 15, 2016

Great book! Can't wait for the sequel

vpl_childrens Dec 11, 2015

Perhaps feeling remorseful for her past actions, Cinderella's wicked stepmother has founded the Fairy Tale Reform School. Audacious 12-year-old Gilly is sentenced to reform school for her bad habit of taking things that do not belong to her. When she arrives in reform school she discovers there may be some less than happily ever after intentions on behalf of the administration; can a wicked stepmother ever really change?

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