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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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    Juliet's Nurse

    Lois Leveen 9781476757445

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Publisher Comments:

Taking a summer job in New England, 17-year-old Mamie investigates the mysterious deaths of a young couple only to discover that she bears an uncanny resemblance to one of the victims and has developed an ability to sense their ghosts. By the National Book Award finalist author of Sons of Liberty.

Synopsis:

Based on Henry James's "The Turn of the Screw," tells the story of Jamie Atkinson's summer spent as a nanny in a small Rhode Island beach town, where she begins to fear that the estate may be haunted, especially after she learns of two deaths that occurred there the previous summer.

About the Author

ADELE GRIFFIN is the acclaimed author of many books for young readers, including Sons of Liberty and Where I Want to Be, both National Book Award finalists. She is also the author of Picture the Dead, The Julian Game, and the Witch Twins and Vampire Island middle-grade series. Adele lives with her husband and young daughter in Brooklyn, New York.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780375896439
Publisher:
Random House Children's Books
Subject:
Horror & Ghost Stories
Author:
Griffin, Adele
Subject:
Death
Subject:
Mental Illness
Subject:
Social Issues - Depression & Mental Illness
Subject:
Mysteries, Espionage, & Detective Stories
Subject:
Children s-Scary Stories
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-General
Subject:
Children s Middle Readers-General
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Publication Date:
20110510
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
224

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Young Adult » Fiction » Social Issues » Depression and Mental Illness

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"Synopsis" by , Based on Henry James's "The Turn of the Screw," tells the story of Jamie Atkinson's summer spent as a nanny in a small Rhode Island beach town, where she begins to fear that the estate may be haunted, especially after she learns of two deaths that occurred there the previous summer.
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