What are the best retellings of Rapunzel?

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    #1Golden (Once Upon A Time)

    Golden (Once Upon A Time)

    Golden: A Retelling of Rapunzel (Once Upon a Time) by Cameron Dokey is a young adult romance book on a re-narration of the mystery behind Rapunzel's long hair locks. This book was published i 2006.

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    Linda Holmes
    Written on April 21, 2018
    "This version of Rapunzel is magical. I really got into the characters and the stories they told. I read this to my class during story time. They love the adventures."
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    #2Rapunzel's Revenge

    Rapunzel's Revenge

    Rapunzel's Revenge is the first book in the Rapunzel's Revenge series by Shannon Hale. It is a sequential art on a retelling of the classic story of Rapunzel that every young girl loved. This book was published in 2008.

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    Helen Johnson
    Written on April 20, 2018
    "Kind of Rapunzel meets Annie Oakley meets Jack and the beanstalk. Clever drawings, but not a compelling story."
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    #3Sugar Cane: A Caribbean Rapunzel

    Sugar Cane: A Caribbean Rapunzel
    Sugar Cane: A Caribbean Rapunzel by Patricia Storace is a children's illustration book on a retelling of the classic tale of Rapunzel's hair. This book was published in 2007
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    Judith Nguyen
    Written on April 24, 2018
    "Sugar Cane is a black version of Rapunzel. It was written by a white woman. Obviously there's a political agenda. Avoid."
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    #4Towering

    Towering

    Towering by Alex Flinn is a young adult fantasy on a retelling of the classic tale on Rapunzel's hair as well as the mystery of the tower where she was locked in. This book was published in 2013.

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    Cheryl Crawford
    Written on April 30, 2018
    "This book is disappointing. For a story that is derived from a fairy tale, this is too out there. It is not believable, but is set in a setting that should be."
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    #5The Golden Braid

    The Golden Braid

    The Golden Braid is the sixth book in the Hagenheim series by Melanie Dickerson. It is a romance fiction on a retelling of Rapunzel's classic tale. This book shows the unique side of Rapunzel on throwing best with knives.

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    Frances Hicks
    Written on April 20, 2018
    "This is an awesome retelling of the classic story of Rapunzel. It also happens to be my personal favorite! I mean Rapunzel can throw knives in this version! Don't miss this romantic fictional retelling of a childhood favorite!"
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    #6Rapunzel, the One With all the Hair

    Rapunzel, the One With all the Hair
    Rapunzel: The One with All the Hair is the first in theTwice Upon a Time series by Wendy Mass. It is a children's approach on a retelling of the fictional tale of Rapunzel's hair. This book was published in 2006.
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    Henry Nguyen
    Written on April 29, 2018
    "Wendy Mass has a knack for giving old fairy tale themes a modern twist. This is no exception. Rapunzel has a "bad hair day"! Ha ha! I like it. "
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    #7Cress

    Cress

    Cress, the last book in Marissa Meyer's The Lunar Chronicles, is about Cinder and Captain Thorne trying to stop Queen Levana from invading Earth with the help of Scarlet, Wolf, and Cress, who is yet to be freed from the queen's grasps.

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    Victoria Sun
    Written on April 25, 2018
    "This is a bad solution since it has nothing to do with rapunzel."
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    #8My Name is Rapunzel

    My Name is Rapunzel

    My Name Is Rapunzel by K.C. Hilton is a romance fiction on a retelling of the mystery behind Rapunzel's hair. This book was published in 2013 that is definitely crafted from fresh minds.

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    José Antonio Espinosa
    Written on April 22, 2018
    "This Rapunzel book is great and is a must read."
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    #9Zel

    Zel

    Zel by Donna Jo Napoli is a romance fiction. This book is a retelling of the mystery behind the classic long hair of Rapunzel as retold in Zel's character. This book was published in 1998.

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    Rebecca Carter
    Written on April 29, 2018
    "An interesting retelling of Rapunzel which is full of obsession, isolation, and the healing power of love. Zel doesn't realize that she is a captive at first because it just seems her mom is protective. It left me spellbound. "
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    #10Rapunzel Untangled

    Rapunzel Untangled

    Rapunzel Untangled by Cindy C. Bennett is a fantasy book on a retelling of the mystery behind Rapunzel's long, sturdy hair. This book is reinvented for young adults. This book was published in 2013.

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    Melissa Taylor
    Written on April 23, 2018
    "The author did a wonderful job reinventing this book for young adults. One of the few updated re-writes out there that turns a beloved children's story into the perfect summer reads for YA. "
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    #11The Fairest of Them All

    The Fairest of Them All

    The Fairest of Them All is a fantasy novel written by Carolyn Turgeon. This book proves that not all fairy tales easily get a happily ever after ending.

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    Pamela Gardner
    Written on April 18, 2018
    "Very boring in my mind. I don't like this type of book so found it boring."

Summary

Best What are the best retellings of Rapunzel
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Golden (Once Upon A Time)Books 27 Paid
2Rapunzel's RevengeBooks 25 Paid
3Sugar Cane: A Caribbean RapunzelBooks 23 Paid
4ToweringBooks 22 Paid
5The Golden BraidBooks 20 Paid
6Rapunzel, the One With all the HairBooks 19 Paid
7CressBooks 17 Paid
8My Name is RapunzelBooks 17 Paid
9ZelBooks 14 Paid
10Rapunzel UntangledBooks 5 Paid
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