Author: Dahlia Adler Published: 2019 Description: Thirteen of YA’s most celebrated names reimagine Edgar Allan Poe’s most surprising, unsettling, and popular tales for a new generation.
Edgar Allan Poe may be a hundred and fifty years beyond this world, but the themes of his beloved works have much in common with modern young adult fiction. Whether the stories are familiar to readers or discovered for the first time, readers will revel in Edgar Allan Poe’s classic tales, and how they’ve been brought to life in 13 unique and unforgettable ways.
Contributors include Kendare Blake (reimagining “Metzengerstein”), Rin Chupeco (“The Murders in the Rue Morge”), Lamar Giles (“The Oval Portrait”), Tessa Gratton (“Annabel Lee”), Tiffany D. Jackson (“The Cask of Amontillado”), Stephanie Kuehn (“The Tell-Tale Heart”), Emily Lloyd-Jones (“The Purloined Letter”), Hillary Monahan (“The Masque of the Red Death”), Marieke Nijkamp (“Hop-Frog”), Caleb Roehrig (“The Pit and the Pendulum”), and Fran Wilde (“The Fall of the House of Usher”). Place Hold
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Subscribe to the library's YouTube channel by clicking here. Creative Writing challenge videos will be posted on Saturdays (see dates below). Email your writing to Julia@wmrl.ca by the Friday of the following week. Participants will receive prizes for sharing their writing - the more you participate, the better the reward!
Videos will be uploaded to our YouTube channel on October 3, 10, 17, 24. Writing is due by the following Friday each week to Julia@wmrl.ca on October 9, 16, 23, 30. Geared towards ages 9-15.