March 21, 2018

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The Creation of Mary’s Monster | A Conversation with Lita Judge

A multimedia exploration of the extraordinary new novel by Lita Judge.

Strange Star by Emma Carroll | SLJ Review

Gr 5 Up –Lord Byron, Percy Shelley, Mary Shelley, Clare Clairmont, and Dr. John Polidori are all sitting around the fireplace on a stormy night. The goal of the night’s assemblage is to “tell a ghost story that will terrify the assembled company.”

Nonfiction Titles That Do Double Duty | SLJ Spotlight

Two nonfiction titles that offer a wealth of curriculum connections.

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Mary’s Monster by Lita Judge | SLJ Review

Gr 7 Up –Judge details the life of the great Mary Shelley through poetry in this atmospheric and illustrated volume.

‘I, Frankenstein’: A New Creature Feature and a Selection of Monstrously Good Reads for Teens

Opening in theaters on January 24, I, Frankenstein (PG-13) provides a fresh take on a classic character set in an alternate modern-day world. Help teens make a connection between movie incarnations of this fearsome protagonist and the tale’s early 19th-century literary inspiration with a spine-tingling selection of graphic novels and reimaginings.