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The most excellent and lamentable tragedy of Romeo & Juliet : a play by William Shakespeare

Author: Gareth Hinds; William Shakespeare
Publisher: Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, [2013] ©2013
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"She's a Capulet. He's a Montague. But when Romeo and Juliet first meet, they don't know they're from rival families-- and when they find out, they don't care. Their love is honest and raw and all-consuming. But it's also dangerous. How much will they have to sacrifice before they can be together? In a masterful adaptation faithful to Shakespeare's original text, Gareth Hinds transports readers to the sun-washed  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Graphic novels
Love stories
Young adult fiction
Adaptations
Comic books, strips, etc
Juvenile fiction
Named Person: William Shakespeare
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gareth Hinds; William Shakespeare
ISBN: 9780763659486 0763659487 9780763668075 0763668079
OCLC Number: 855197819
Notes: "A brief note to the reader: I chose to cast my retelling of Romeo & Juliet with multiracial characters in order to reflect how universal this story is."--Title page verso.
Target Audience: Young Adult
Description: 128 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Other Titles: Romeo & Juliet
Romeo and Juliet
Responsibility: adapted and illustrated by Gareth Hinds.

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"She's a Capulet. He's a Montague. But when Romeo and Juliet first meet, they don't know they're from rival families-- and when they find out, they don't care. Their love is honest and raw and all-consuming. But it's also dangerous. How much will they have to sacrifice before they can be together? In a masterful adaptation faithful to Shakespeare's original text, Gareth Hinds transports readers to the sun-washed streets and market squares of Shakespeare's Verona, vividly bringing the classic play to life on the printed page."--

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