More Classics Retold

Some recent young adult books are offering new takes on classic works of literature.

Gil Marsh by A.C.E. Bauer

Gil Marsh by A.C.E. Bauer

In a retelling of The Epic of Gilgamesh, Gil leaves his home after his new friend dies from Cancer. Gil searches for the grave while coming to terms with his grief.

The Epic of Gilgamesh

Little Women and Me

Little Women and Me by Lauren Baratz-Logsted

After reading Louisa May Alcott's book for a school assignment, Emily March is transported to the world of Little Women.

Little Women

Scarlet by A.C. Gaughen

Scarlet by A.C. Gaughen

In a new version of Robin Hood, Scarlet disguises herself as a boy named will in order to join the Merry Men.

The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood

Tighter by Adele Griffin

Tighter by Adele Griffin

Based on The Turn of the Screw, Jamie spends her summer as a nanny, and she fears the estate might be haunted.

   The Turn of Screw

 

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