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Romeo & Juliet / a retelling by Adam McKeown ; illustrated by Peter Fiore.

McKeown, Adam (Adam N.) (Author). Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Romeo and Juliet. (Added Author). Fiore, Peter M., (illustrator.).
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Available copies

  • 4 of 4 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 4 total copies.

Series Information

Young reader's Shakespeare.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch J 822.3 MCK 4-UP (Text) 34207001119693 Juv Non-Fiction Available -
Fulton Co PL - Fulton Library J 822.33 MCK (Text) 33187002089288 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
Middletown Fall Creek Twp PL - Middletown YA SHA (Text) 76331000094122 Young Adult Available -
Shelby Co PL - Shelbyville Main Library J 822.3 MCK (Text) 78731000406287 J Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1402700040
  • ISBN: 9781402700040
  • Physical Description: 96 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Sterling Pub. Co., [2004]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
About Shakespeare and Romeo and Juliet -- Romeo and Juliet -- Questions people ask about Romeo and Juliet -- Who's who in Romeo and Juliet -- About the author -- About the illustrator -- Index.
Summary, etc.:
A prose retelling of William Shakespeare's play about two young people who fall in love despite their families' age-old feud. Includes background information, character summary, and commonly asked questions. This wonderfully contemporary retelling features enticing art on nearly every page and provides an excellent introduction to the story. Written by an outstanding scholar in simple, eloquent language, it will draw youngsters in with superb dialogue, and vivid description. The skillful blending of Shakespeare's own lines with modern language enhances children's involvement and comprehension. There is background on Shakespeare and the play answers to FAQs such as "Isn't Juliet too young to be married?" and a "Who's Who" of the characters. Young Readers Shakespeare is a powerful visual and reading experience.
Target Audience Note:
620 Lexile.
Subject: Romeo (Fictitious character) > Juvenile fiction.
Juliet (Fictitious character) > Juvenile fiction.
Verona (Italy) > Juvenile fiction.
Vendetta > Juvenile fiction.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 > Adaptations.
Genre: Children's stories.

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