Category Archives: Drama

William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, retold by Georghia Ellinas, illustrated by Jane Ray

William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, retold by Georghia Ellinas, illustrated by Jane Ray. Candlewick, 2021. 9781536217735 Rating: (1-5) (5 is an excellent or starred review) 3 Format: Hardcover Genre: Picture book What did you like about the book? There … Continue reading

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Othello – William Shakespeare, adapted by Crystal S. Chan, art by Julien Choy

Othello (Manga Classics) – William Shakespeare, adapted by Crystal S. Chan, art by Julien Choy, Manga Classics, (9781947808140), 2021 Format:  Paperback Manga Genre: Realistic fiction Rating: 1- 5 (5 is excellent or a Starred review) 4 What did you like about … Continue reading

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Lin-Manuel Miranda : Raising Theater to New Heights  – Kurtis Scaletta, illustrated by David Shephard

    Lin-Manuel Miranda : Raising Theater to New Heights (Trailblazers)  – Kurtis Scaletta, illustrated by David Shephard. Random House, 2021. 9780593124468 Format: Paperback Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4  Genre: biography  What did you … Continue reading

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Dogchild by Kevin Brooks

Dogchild by Kevin Brooks. Candlewick, 2020. 9781536209747 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4.5 Genre:  Speculative fiction/fantasy What did you like about the book? This intense novel imagines the plight of the few human communities … Continue reading

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A is for Audra: Broadway’s Leading Ladies from A to Z – John Robert Allman, illustrated by Peter Emmeric

 A is for Audra: Broadway’s Leading Ladies from A to Z – John Robert Allman, illustrated by Peter Emmerich, Doubleday Books for Young Readers, 9780525645405, 2019 Format: Hardcover Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5  What … Continue reading

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William Shakespeare’s Hamlet: A Graphic Novel – adapted by Malini Roy, illustrated by Naresh Kumar

  William Shakespeare’s Hamlet: A Graphic Novel – adapted by Malini Roy, illustrated by Naresh Kumar, Campfire, (9789381182512), 2019 Format: Paperback Genre: Graphic Novel Rating: 1- 5 (5 is excellent or a Starred review) 3 What did you like about the … Continue reading

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srsly Hamlet by William Shakespeare and Courtney Carbone

      srsly Hamlet by William Shakespeare and Courtney Carbone, Random House, (9780553535389), 2015 Format: hard cover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or starred review) 5 Genre: Drama What did you like about the book? One of the greatest stories … Continue reading

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Ophelia by Lisa Klein

  Ophelia by Lisa Klein, Bloomsbury, 2006, 1582348014 Format:  Paperback Rating : Good What grade(s) is this book appropriate for: 8 – up Review: In the book Ophelia, we watch the main character of Shakespeare’s Hamlet take a step back and let someone … Continue reading

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