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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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Only in the world of the theater can Nat Field find an escape from the tragedies that have shadowed his young life. So he is thrilled when he is chosen to join an American drama troupe traveling to London to perform andlt;Iandgt;A Midsummer Night's Dreamandlt;/Iandgt; in a new replica of the famous Globe theater. andlt;BRandgt; Shortly after arriving in England, Nat goes to bed ill and awakens transported back in time four hundred years — to another London, and another production of andlt;Iandgt;A Midsummer Night's Dream.andlt;/Iandgt; Amid the bustle and excitement of an Elizabethan theatrical production, Nat finds the warm, nurturing father figure missing from his life — in none other than William Shakespeare himself. Does Nat have to remain trapped in the past forever, or give up the friendship he's so longed for in his own time?

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While in London as part of an all-boy acting company preparing to perform in a replica of the famous Globe Theatre, Nat Field suddenly finds himself transported back to 1599 and performing in the original theater under the tutelage of Shakespeare himself.

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Susan Cooper, one of today’s most distinguished children's book writers, won a Newbery Medal and a Newbery Honor for books in her fantasy sequence, The Dark is Rising. She is also the author of King of Shadows, a Boston Globe-Horn Book Award Honor Book; Seaward; Victory; Ghost Hawk; and Green Boy, which was called “an intriguing and truly lovely book” by the New York Times Book Review. She lives in Massachusetts, and you can visit her online at TheLostLand.com

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jayfranchise5, July 15, 2007 (view all comments by jayfranchise5)
This book was really, really good! Although it was lacking a very good climax it was interesting!!!! I rate it a four out of five!!!!!
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780689844454
Author:
Cooper, Susan
Publisher:
Aladdin Paperbacks
Author:
Dillon, Julie
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - Fantasy
Subject:
Social Situations - Adolescence
Subject:
Historical - Renaissance
Subject:
Social Issues - Adolescence
Subject:
Fantasy & Magic
Subject:
Actors and actresses
Subject:
Time travel
Subject:
Shakespeare, William
Subject:
Children s-Science Fiction and Fantasy
Copyright:
Edition Description:
B102
Series:
Aladdin Fantasy
Publication Date:
June 2001
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 5 up to 9
Language:
English
Illustrations:
f-c cvr
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
7.62 x 5.5 in 4.69 oz
Age Level:
10-14

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