Romeo and Juliet

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Sterling Publishing Company, 2004 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 96 pages
3 Reviews
The latest entry in a successful new series.

"Are you Romeo, and a Montague?"
"Neither, fair maid, if either you dislike."
Juliet smiled.

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's 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 Reader's Shakespeare is a powerful visual and reading experience.

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User Review  - Adelaide Metzger - Goodreads

This edition was the first romeo and juliet i had read that wasn't school related. So great for teaching kids the story and characters and great for preparing them for reading the original text in highschool or junior high. Definitely recommend it to help encourage kids to like Shakespeare. Read full review

About the author (2004)

Adam McKeown has taught Shakespeare, Renaissance culture, and writing at New York University, Clarkson University, and Princeton, and is currently a professor at Adelphi University in Long Island.

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