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Original Essays | September 15, 2014

Lois Leveen: IMG Forsooth Me Not: Shakespeare, Juliet, Her Nurse, and a Novel

There's this writer, William Shakespeare. Perhaps you've heard of him. He wrote this play, Romeo and Juliet. Maybe you've heard of it as well. It's... Continue »
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andlt;Bandgt;A historic connection has the power to change the future in this classic, gripping novel from Newbery Medalist Susan Cooper.andlt;/Bandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Sam Robbins is a farm boy, kidnapped to serve on HMS andlt;Iandgt;Victoryandlt;/Iandgt;, the ship on which Lord Nelson will die a heroand#8217;s death at the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805.andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;Molly Jennings is a twenty-first-century English girl whoand#8217;s been transplanted to the United States by her stepfatherand#8217;s job and is fighting her own battle against loss and loneliness.andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;Two different lives, two centuries apart, are linked by a tiny scrap of fraying cloth thatand#8217;s tucked into an old book. It draws Molly into Samand#8217;s world, to a moment in time that changed historyand#8212;a frightening shared moment that holds the key both to secrets from the past and hope for the future.

About the Author

andlt;bandgt;Susan Cooperandlt;/bandgt; is the recipient of the Margaret A. Edwards Award for Lifetime Achievement. Her classic five-book fantasy sequence The Dark Is Rising won the Newbery Medal and a Newbery Honor and has sold millions of copies worldwide. She is also the author of andlt;Iandgt;Victoryandlt;/iandgt;, a andlt;Iandgt;Booklistandlt;/iandgt; Top Ten Historical Fiction for Youth book and a andlt;Iandgt;Washington Postandlt;/iandgt; Top Ten for Children novel; andlt;Iandgt;King of Shadowsandlt;/iandgt;, a andlt;Iandgt;Boston Globe-Horn Bookandlt;/iandgt; Award Honor book; andlt;Iandgt;The Boggartandlt;/iandgt;; andlt;Iandgt;Seawardandlt;/iandgt;; and many other acclaimed novels for young readers and listeners. She lives in Massachusetts, and you can visit her online at

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Cooper, Susan
Margaret K. McElderry Books
Action & Adventure
Children s-Adventure Stories
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Grade Level:
from 5 up to 9
f/c jacket--NO sfx
8.25 x 5.5 in
Age Level:
from 10 up to 14

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Children's » Action and Adventure » Adventure Stories
Children's » Historical Fiction » Military and War
Young Adult » Fiction » Social Issues » New Experience
Young Adult » General

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