It’s Shakespeare…in text messages. I’m amazed nobody tried this sooner.
Recommended grade level: 7 and up
Pages: 128 (for ISBN 9780553535389)
Genre(s) and keywords: humor, retellings, text
Topics: murder, ghosts, royalty
Themes: revenge, indecision, parent/child relationships, suicide, death, action vs. inaction
Summary: Hamlet, one of the greatest stories ever told . . . in texts?! Continue reading
An unhappy but resigned gorilla uses art and inspiration from a new friend to fight for a brighter future in this quiet, thoughtful Newbery Medal winner.
Recommended grade level: 3-6
Pages: 307, with pictures (for ISBN 9780061992254)
Genre(s) and keywords: animal fiction, award winner